I wrapped my dad's Christmas gifts in pages from my old book of maps. Then I made a bow using a tutorial from Whole Living magazine. What do you think? I tried to choose pages with interesting colors/patterns.
jennyleigh: I don't see why not. I have an old umbrella, too, and I was also considering using mine for the same purpose. The pads I made, though, just use polar fleece as a water resistant backing. It is a bit thick, though.