Thanks to Ali for passing along this “thrifty wrapping paper idea”. She said her husband came up with both these ideas. I have to tell you growing up we ALWAYS used the comics for birthday wrapping, so this brought back some good memories! I love these and think they did a great job! This is a great way to use up all those free comics we get each Sunday with our coupon inserts.
The first idea is simply to use the comics as wrapping paper! This is great for kids and adults alike! It is fun, festive, and FREE! You can even dress it up a bit with some ribbon and a cute tag to make it look a little better. Here is one of the gifts I wrapped for this year…
Also, as I’m sure is the case with many of you, I have decided to make gift baskets for almost everyone this year, filled with lots of goodies that I have gotten free or super cheap over the last few months since couponing. As I am sitting and making my baskets today, I needed some filler for all of those baskets. Now, granted, you can find relatively inexpensive paper shreds or basket filler at the dollar store or at some craft stores, but what about FREE filler? I am all for it! All you have to do is send your comic sheets through the shredder! I then take them and use it to fill my gift baskets! It’s colorful, looks great, and is, again, FREE!
Just thought I’d pass this along in case anyone needed some cheap…er…FREE wrapping paper and basket filler!