Creative Holiday Gift Wrapping

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There are two kinds of people in the world: those who like to wrap presents and those who don’t. If you’re the latter, the task of getting tangled in paper and ribbon is the most tedious part of the holiday season, but with these alternatives, you can wrap all of your gifts with ease!



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Brown Paper

Have some lunch bags or grocery bags to spare? Cut them so that the paper is spread out as big as it can extend, and use just like regular wrapping paper. You can even get a little more creative and incorporate your own design using stamps, paint, ribbon, buttons, or any other craft material you please!





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Wax/Parchment Paper

If you have an overload of parchment or wax paper left over from baking cookies, don’t let it go to waste. Use crayons to give your paper some color, or leave white for a frosty look, and wrap your presents with a layer or two of the paper.







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Newspaper

Before putting your newspaper in the recycling bin, try using it as wrapping paper instead! Page through the next edition for any striking images or interesting articles, cut them out, and get to wrapping.

For more helpful holiday tips, visit www.americanlifestylemag.com/celebrate.