Christmas wrapping paper upcycle ideas

We use a lot of gift wrapper during the holidays. Think about how much Christmas wrapping paper gets discarded in your home, and then multiply that by the millions of households across the country. Shocking, isn’t it?

You may have heard the phrase, “reuse, reduce, and recycle.” Turning used items into practical or beautiful things is taking recycling a step further, and it’s called “upcycling.” Here are some crafty ideas from Pinterest.
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Find ways to turn duplicate gifts you received into new home décor items or Christmas ornaments

For any occasion we celebrate, we’re bound to receive generic presents from people who did not have enough time to think about what to get for their family or friends. Instead of just storing these items or recycling them as generic gifts for some other occasion, why not repurpose them into trendy and useful home décor. Check out these four commonly given gifts and what easy DIY projects you can do with them:

recycling gifts

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