Nowadays, people are getting more concerned about the environment and this is evident from the wide popularity of going green and carbon footprint reduction. More and more people are considering Eco friendly alternatives for almost anything in order to protect the atmosphere. With every person screaming green these days, the trend of Eco friendly gifts and gift wrapping ideas is growing at a faster rate. People are using their creative minds for finding unique and innovative ideas of gift wrapping. You can use your creativity and find some new ways of wrapping gifts.
The best way to find an ecological material to wrap various gifts is using the materials you already posses with you. You can lend a helpful hand in the environment saving process by using your creativity and ecological gift wrapping material. Following are some of the top green gift wrapping ideas that will help in making your gifts look good.
1. Use Scrap Paper
You can locate different kinds of scrap paper in your home and workplace that can be used in the wrapping process. By searching your book shelves, car, study table, kitchen and magazine rack, you can find a number of options that can be used in a creative manner. You can find various old magazines, newspapers, comic books, used brown bags, old maps, books, old calendars, glaze paper etc. You can attach a fabric made bow on top of these paper materials, like putting a red ribbon on a newspaper wrapped gift. You can decorate the surface using glitter, colors, stickers, markers etc. by making certain designs, patterns or writing something in an attractive manner. If you want to be more ecological than, you can use various vegetables like a ladyfinger or potato, dipped in color in order to create stamp designs.
2. Reuse The Wrapping Paper
In order to save the earth, you can reuse the old wrappers in order to give your gift an attractive appearance. You should carefully unwrap the gifts you receive and do not try to tear the paper. You should try to avoid any damage to the paper like tearing or crippling so as to make it reusable. Carefully remove the tape and place the paper in a flat place to avoid any further damage. This helps in saving your money and moreover, contributes in the earth saving process. It is a green method which will help in reducing the cutting of trees and the amount of garbage dumping.
3. Ecological Gift Tags
You can use old business visiting cards to make gift tags. You need to take 2 cards and glue the printed side back to back. Use your creativity to make it appear natural. You can punch a hole in the center top and insert a string of ribbon or wool in the hole. Make certain patterns and graphics on the tag and write whatever you want to in order to convey your best wishes to the receiver of the gift.
So, these are just a few ideas that can be used in gift wrapping. You can also apply your own creative skills to come up with some new original ideas.
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