|Storage box covered in magazine.|
You could use wrapping paper
to create a festive version
of this project.
Cards upcycled into jewelry
Make thank you or other holiday cards by cutting the old cards up
Cut out images from Christmas cards and use them to make cards similar to those in this video. There are a plethora of tutorials on how to make cards on YouTube. Cut outs from old cards will work just as well as prepared store bought sayings and images.
Another video from YouTube
You could also...
Make some ornaments for next year or for winter. A simple way to accomplish this task is by using the cutouts, like you would in the tutorials above. Just cut a hole through the top and thread a string through.
Create gift tags using the same cut out pieces.
Design your own scrapbook cutouts - I did this for our wedding album. I cut off borders and cut out images. and used them to create frames for photos and backgrounds for text.
Create a 3-d star
Wrapping Paper Upcycling ideas
Use it to wrap candles that can be purchased at a dollar store.
Create your own gift bows
Thin paper is perfect for origami.
Shred to create easter hay or packaging for gift baskets and gift bags
Recover your lampshades.
Colorful paper also makes great book covers (it could be turned inside out as well).
use like you would magazine (or newspaper) and create any of these projects from an earlier post in our Holiday Countdown.