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?

4 comments:

Crumbs and Curls said...

That's a great idea! My dad is very particular (aka really weird) about toilet paper & he loves Cottonelle! I love the little puppies in their ads!

Kristin
crumbsandcurls.blogspot.com

Sara said...

First of all, why was I not following your blog yet? :)
And I love your wrapping idea! I need to get started on my wrapping asap.... and also finish my shopping!
Our little girls are also pretty close in age!
Sara
Life with Baby Sophia

KatiePerk said...

Smart idea.

Brittany Adamiak said...

Love it. What a resourceful idea.