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Flower Garden Gift Bag

Give the gift of spring with this decorative gift bag. Crepe paper grass and fabric flowers transform a plain gift bag into a beautiful flowering garden. Gift bags are so easy and fun to...

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Decorative Pail

Accent your home with this stylish flower pail created from repurposed and recycle items found around the house. This design has dimension and elegance that could not be achieved from using new items. This...

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Snack Cup Easter Basket

Snack cups can be transformed into mini Easter baskets. These cute little containers would dress up Easter table or make great party favors. To make the handle, poke two holes in the cup and feed...

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Pillow Boxes

Reused paper towel or wrapping paper tubes can be used to make pillow boxes accented with household items. Small items or candy can be placed in these adorable and easy to make treasures. I...

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Reused Items Gift Wrap

This is my newest project I created for Scotch Brand for their website. A fun spring gift wrap design can be made with items found around the house. I cut the flowers from pieces of reused greeting cards — they have such beautiful...

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Cookie Express

One thing I love to do is give people homemade cookies. I bring them to my daughter’s school, give them to friends, make them for my pediatrician’s office, and have them to offer whenever...

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Party Hat Gift Wrap

I always try and use something recycled when wrapping a gift. When a repurposed piece is added to a gift, it gives the present special character that you can’t get from using all new items. This...