Save money on wrapping paper by using thrift friendly,
reusable gift bags. When you don't want to use a gift bag, you have some
other frugal options.
Use the colorful comics from the
Sunday paper to wrap children's presents, use butcher block paper that you
decorate yourself and tie with raffia, or use tissue paper.
Recycle used wrapping paper by flattening it out with a dry
Buy wrapping paper when it goes on sale after Christmas.
Look for the solid colors of red, green, blue, silver and gold, or more generic
prints. You can
use them year long to wrap presents on other occasions.
Another way to save a little money on Christmas wrapping paper
is by recycling the cardboard tubes that hold the paper. Wrap your
tablecloths around them to store them with less wrinkles, or let the children
play with them.
some more tips to save money on Christmas
- Buy at least some generic
paper so you can use it for other occasions.
- Make fabric gift bags that can
- Check out thrift stores and
garage sales for wrapping paper.
- Use wallpaper to wrap