Easy, Eco-Friendly Reusable Wrapping Paper from Dollar Tree Bandanas
Not only is reusable wrapping paper eco-friendly it can also be gorgeous and cost-effective as well. If you find a reusable wrapping paper idea that makes your gift look like a knock-out and it doesn’t break the bank to use it, then why wouldn’t we opt for a greener gift wrap option? That’s why I love this Dollar Tree bandana idea, and I hope you will, too!
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The Dollar Tree or your local Dollar Store or Dollar General always stocks bandanas. So does Wal-Mart for the same $1 price. Sometimes, if you’re lucky, you can even find them 2 for $1!
You don’t need much for this reusable wrapping paper idea. Here’s the short supply list…
Supplies Needed for Dollar Tree Bandanas Reusable Wrapping Paper:
- Dollar store bandanas (note that dollar stores only carry limited colors – check here for a wider array of color options)
- safety pins
- “garnishes” as desired (candy canes, sprigs of greenery, festive ornaments, even fairy lights instead of ribbon
- spiked eggnog (holiday projects are always better with a festive drink nearby)
Bandanas aren’t huge, so don’t think of wrapping your son’s new bike up in bandanas, obviously. But one bandana can cover a variety of boxes in different shapes and sizes.
I played around with different methods as you can see above and below.
From tying around the front,
to creating a little pocket in front with folds,
there are a bunch of pretty ways to wrap up a gift with a bandana.
Simply substitute safety pins for the tape, and you can wrap it just as you would a “normal” present.
Bandanas as reusable wrapping paper isn’t just a Christmas thing, either. You can do this ALL. YEAR. LONG! Birthdays, Easter, Halloween, anniversaries and on and on and on.
Happy gift wrapping, friends! Oh, and if you love bandanas, then you should definitely take a look at some of our more popular bandana projects, like:
- DIY Bandana Pillows
- 10-minute Pillow Covers
- Bandana Easter Basket Liners
- Bandana Pumpkins
- Dollar Tree Garland
Pin this post for later! And if you make one, leave a comment (or better yet, a photo) on the pin! That helps others know whether they want to try this project, too!
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