If you have quite a few paper grocery bags taking up space in your house, waiting for the perfect use to come around, why not use them to wrap Christmas gifts
? Of course, not all paper bags are pretty, so you would have to get the kiddies to decorate them and actually get the bags ready to use as gift wrap. After all, there is a difference between being frugal and being tacky.
Apartment Therapy has step by step pictures that show us how to recycle paper grocery bags into gift tags
. What an excellent way to use up paper bags! There shouldn't be much waste, especially if you use the whole paper bag
will be happy to decorate the gift tags
for you too, so all you should have to do is cut the tag shape, punch the hole if you are going to use ribbon, and write the name of the gift recipient. Cheap, frugal, and downright environmentally friendly!