Did you know that half of the paper consumed in the US yearly is for decorating and wrapping items? You can challenge yourself to be more earth-friendly by creatively up cycling some of the best thrift store finds.Many things can be used as a green wrapping paper. We’ve curated a good list for you, along with some DIY ideas. https://havenhousethriftstores.com/upcycling-thrift-store-finds-12-green-wrapping-paper-ideas/
Upcycling Thrift Store
Finds: 12 Green Wrapping
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If you have been thrift shopping for a
while now, you probably have seen
thrift store finds that you can use as a
To help save the environment by
reducing waste, upcycling giftwrap
can be very helpful!
You can present gifts in several
creative ways, making them look
unique and interesting even before
anyone looks inside. Use the following
Thrift stores have many paper maps.
With advancements in technology
and the introduction of Google Maps
and Waze, these once essential tools
have now become relics of the past.
Their designs are unique and will
make a perfectly attractive wrapping
paper. Their designs are unique and
will make a perfectly attractive green
Like maps, magazines can also make
beautiful wrapping paper. If you need
to wrap a large item, you may connect
several pages using tape to create a
bigger sheet. You can easily find old
magazines in a thrift shop book stash.
Unlike maps and magazines, you can
get a constant supply of newspapers.
It is not difficult to find.
You might even get it for free at your
door on a regular basis. However, if
you need more than what you have
saved, go to a thrift shop!
Newspaper sheets make a good-sized
upcycled wrapper. While it is not as
colorful as magazines, you can color it
to make it more attractive.
4. Cardboard Boxes
People do lots of online shopping
these days, and most are delivered in
cardboard boxes. Thrift stores often
get a good supply of these materials
You can actually use cardboard boxes
for your gifts. While they are plain
and simple, tying them up with a
piece of string and using added
decorations like glitter will make
them look perfectly gift-like!
5. Padded Envelopes
Used envelopes are perfect for
wrapping small gift items. All you
need to do is cover the address and the
stamps on it using stickers. Wrap