There is no denying it now, folks. Holiday season is here and chances are that you will be wrapping a gift or two within the next four weeks. I know in our home on Christmas morning, we always have a garbage bag full of wrapping paper headed for recycling. Could we all make an effort to invest in environmentally friendly wrapping paper this holiday season? Don’t worry, we did all of the hard work for you. All you need to do is click!
Christmas wrapping ideas for the eco-conscious
Avec Toi Vintage: Simplify your holiday to-do list by utilizing Avec Toi Vintage to wrap your gifts for you with their handmade wrapping papers. Simply send your gifts to shop owner Mme. Jaime along with the recipients’ address and she will handle the rest!
Timber Green Woods:This Etsy find features a variety of wrapping materials that are all made from a mulberry tree. What caught our eye in particular about their wrapping paper line is that it’s festive enough for the holidays, but versatile enough for birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions.
Gbbox: Need a quick and easy way to wrap a gift? Well it doesn’t get any simpler than with Gbbox’s Christmas Gift Bag. Sold in packs of five, each bag is made from premium, washable fabric that can be re-used each year.
Green Bug Marketplace: Another quick and easy option for your gift wrapping needs are these easy to assemble pillow boxes. Made from upcycled cardboard, these boxes are available in a variety of colors, each decorated with thread, fabric scraps and buttons. It’s the perfect way to stuff your stockings or exchange small gifts in a packaging that will be remembered.
Gorgeous Handmade Gift Tags
Now let’s talk tags. Gift tags are like lipstick, a nice pair of heels, cufflinks or a chair cushion. It is the perfect final touch that pulls the entire look together. Stock up on these fabulous Etsy tags to step your gift presentation up a notch.
Miadavale: These letterpress peppermint tags are each handmade from white tree-free cotton cardstock. The classic design is bound to compliment any accompanying wrapping paper.
Queen Bee Inspirations: This store is filled with a variety of handmade, inspirational tags, but this one certainly tugged on my heartstrings as it quickly reminds everyone of the special spirit the holidays bring. These tags come with red and white baker’s twine cording for easy attachment.
This gallery of lovely gift wrapping ideas might help you recycle and reuse the things you already have like old buttons, scraps of fabric, stamps, left over bits of paper and ribbons.
Do you put a special effort into your gift-wrapping?
First image is from here. All other photos are from the designated Etsy pages.