Thrifty and Beautiful Gift Wrapping Tips

Happy Monday, Friends! Do you have some last-minute wrapping left? Today I'm sharing a few of my thrifty tips to create beautifully wrapped gifts...

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Shop the dollar store and thrift stores year round 

Brown paper packages tied up with strings
These are a few of my favorite things! 
("My Favorite Things" from The Sound of Music) 

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You can find brown parcel paper at the dollar store. Instead of strings, I prefer pretty ribbon, which I shop for at thrift stores year round. 

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Buy End of Season Clearance & Use Unexpected Trim

Seriously, I can't remember the last time I paid full price for wrapping paper. It's also the best time to find accessories for packages like the pretty bells featured in both pictures. At 90% off, the wrapping paper and bells were under a dollar! Also, get creative when it comes to trimming your gifts. Small pieces of greenery or fragrant dried oranges are lovely and inexpensive accents. Velvet ribbon adds a luxe texture

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"Repurpose" Bargains as Wrapping Paper

Create your own unique wrapping paper by repurposing bargains finds...

beautiful gift wrap these .50 tablecloths marked down after Thanksgiving! 

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  1. I just love that pink velvet ribbon! I love the idea of the jingle bells--especially on kids' packages; you could tell if they are sneaking a peek! My kids admitted to doing that once--and then realized they had no surprises on Christmas morning and never did it again! I love the tablecloth idea--that is about the only thing I've never used to wrap gifts in. I love using dish towels--a trick of my mother's from 60+ years ago. So help me, I am gonna start wrapping in Oct. next year. I am SOO tired. Bake and wrap have become 4 letter words!


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