Easy Christmas Gift Wrapping

My friend Eileen is a true crafter whose motivated by taking household items we would normally toss and repurposing them into something beautiful. Take a look at this amazing transformation of an everyday Trader Joe’s shopping bag. She was about to throw them away and then thought… why not wrap some gifts in them? I love how simple these are.

About to recycle or throw away your Trader Joe’s shopping bag? Don’t!!! Wrap this year’s gifts in them!
I also love the simplicity of writing in marker who they are for











Eileen took an old naked evergreen wreath she found in the basement and then jazzed it up with these amazing broken ornaments! BEAUTIFUL

I hate throwing away broken ornaments. Sometime they’re just broken on the top so you can’t connect it to the tree and other times it’s a family heirloom and I just don’t want to give it up. Here’s a great upcycle idea for those busted ornaments. Take an old wreath you may have pushed in the back of your Christmas closet. Take a blue gun and attach them in clusters then directly onto the wreath. Voila.. a gorgeous wreath for you door! Please leave in the comments any great ideas you may have up your crafty sleeve!

Broken ornaments from last year. The top parts where you hang them onto the tree are missing…
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