Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Getting Resourceful in Wrapping

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This holiday season, I have been on it! The tree is up and decorated, over half the gifts have been bought and wrapped, our stockings are hung, and I have stocked up on toilet paper for our visitors.

Random, I know, but I swear I always get stuck at parties when there's no tp and the stockpile is out. It's such a joke! This year, we've had a lot of visitors coming to see Ellie, and running errands to pick stuff up while we have guests is a no-go. So this past weekend I picked up some necessities and right now, while supplies last, at Target with the purchase of Cottonelle Triple Roll 12 pack or larger you get a FREE box of Kleenex. Just click here for the coupon. Score!

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Then last night I was wrapping the last of our gifts and needed a small box for some things and didn't have anything to put them in and was looking around the house when I spotted our almost empty paper roll and had a stroke of creativeness.

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I cleared off all the remaining tissue, used some double sided tape at each end and at the edge of the wrapping paper side and wrapped it around the tube.Then I added some twine and was done! It was the perfect size for my little gifts. The tubes made the perfect pillow box. 

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It was so easy and I'm quite proud of my innovation, not that it's ground breaking or anything, but I'm happy with the outcome.

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What creative ways have you wrapped a gift before?