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« Reply #80 on: October 15, 2007 07:08:13 PM »

oooo!!!! i love this idea!! i'm definitely going to give it a whirl this holiday season! thanks for posting it! Smiley it's friggin awesome! and it's customizable! Smiley

« Reply #81 on: October 17, 2007 02:17:31 AM »

What a clever idea, and so beautifully executed! We recycle all paper wrapping and re-use gift bags for birthdays and Christmases, but this is much cuter Smiley. (Though it's possible to take the whole "re-usability" thing too far - I once tried making a multiple-use greetings card, which I attempted to claw back from the  recipient...)

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« Reply #82 on: October 17, 2007 12:23:23 PM »

This is such a amazingly simple but craft idea! There are so many possibilities! Thanks for adding the tutorial as well! Cheesy
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« Reply #83 on: October 19, 2007 10:09:55 AM »

I think I'll make each of my kiddos a set in a different Xmasy pattern.  I hate the mess of paper wrapping, but my kitties love it...hence my hatred LOL.
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« Reply #84 on: October 21, 2007 11:45:07 PM »

That's great!! I'm going to make these for all my gifts!

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« Reply #85 on: December 02, 2007 01:50:20 PM »

Totally love this  Grin

I will be adding this to my to due list for next year!

« Reply #86 on: December 12, 2007 06:49:55 PM »

=DDD that's fabulous!

i'd be worried about my sneaky peeker cousins, though.

ah well. hide the presents i guess!

« Reply #87 on: December 27, 2007 07:08:59 AM »

That's unbelievably cool. I can't stand the waste, either, and the only alternative I've seen is wrapping in pretty dishtowels - but people only need so many of those. The wrap is really a beautiful gift, too, and if they really loved it they could pop some cotton inside and have it for a Christmas pillow!
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« Reply #88 on: December 27, 2007 07:43:16 AM »

Adorable! We recirculate all the boxes, bows, tags, cards etc in our family. Shirt boxes from department stores that haven't existed for a decade are still making the rounds! In fact, if you get a gift that is "traditionally" wrapped in pristine paper, it means you are new, or foreign, or...we're somehow frightened of you!

This is a really attractive addition to our list of ways to present gifts to each other without resorting to regular ole paper.

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« Reply #89 on: January 03, 2008 02:51:49 PM »

Did anyone else make any of these? I wanted to but did not have enough time. Time to create NOW! I did use a lot of fabric though but it was all wonky looking tied up with ribbons.

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