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Wrapping Paper Crafts

Wrapping Paper Crafts - So, you fold the torn, used wrapping paper as neatly as possible, and save it for next year, right? Then next year comes and you see the cutest paper patterns that you can't resist, and forget all about last
year's paper. Or, you intend to use the paper but where on Earth did you store it? Okay, some people are frugal enough to save the old paper for the following year - and that's okay - but if you're one of them, take a few pieces out to create some other things for your home. If you probably won't reuse the paper next Christmas! There's lots of cool things you can make out of it.

Kids will enjoy making fireplace "logs" out of paper towel rolls and potpourri. Fill the roll with dry potpourri then wrap it in the used wrapping paper. Tie the ends, if you wish, with twine, making the log look like a giant piece of candy. Or, just tape the ends down. You can use the wrapping paper in the normal manner or turn it inside-out to hide the Christmas pattern. Of course, you can use birthday or anniversary paper as well, so turning the paper to the backside will hide any occasion pattern. Stack the paper logs in a basket by the hearth or give them to friends that have fireplaces. They'll enjoy tossing the aromatic logs onto the fire in their homes.

Wrapping Paper Crafts

Kids will have lots of fun with used wrapping paper when you turn it to the backside and tape it to their desk or table. They can color and draw for hours on the paper. Get out rubber stamps and pads, markers, colored pencils and other art supplies and watch the fun! Even better, tape the paper to their bedroom walls and they'll thoroughly enjoy creating artwork while getting away with something normally forbidden. Have a fun supper for the kids by laying used wrapping paper on the kitchen table and letting the kids scribble while having dinner. Make sure to serve things that can't be spilled, like sandwiches.

Wrapping Paper Crafts


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