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Go green - craft a gift bow from magazine paper

craft a gift bow from a magazine page
craft a gift bow from a magazine page
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How about Orange is one of my favorite creative blogs with excellent DIY tutorials for clever projects. Jessica Jones, the designer behind How about Orange, has a great tutorial up on how to make a gift bow from pages from a magazine. Finances are tight for lots of us this year, so this is a cool way to make very snappy bows with supplies you've likely got around the house. Pick magazine pages with colors that coordinate with your gift wrap and your packages will be styling! Go check it out: gift bow made from magazine pages

A few other ideas for making your own creative Christmas wrapping and package decorations:

Brown bags and painted buttons

Hand-decorated gift bags