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Creative Green Christmas Wrapping 6 – Bows & Tags

If you’re going with a totally GREEN wrapping this Christmas, then why not complete the ‘package’ with a homemade bow and tag made from recycled materials. Here are  some great ideas to inspire you and help you complete your green wrapping adventure this season.
Bows & Tags from Recycled Materials
BOWS
1. Gift Bows from Recycled Christmas Wrapping Paper

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2. Recycled Magazine Pompom Gift Topper

Recycled Gift Topper Project by Just Jim Jams

Click here for materials and tutorial

3. Homemade Bow that Doubles as a Headband by Wild Olive

You can use scrap fabric or felt,
and this can bow can be easily created by hand
 

Let’s learn how to make 
the ‘Greenest’ Gift Bow 

 Instructions from Yes! Magazine

Watch a demo of how to make the YES! Greenest Gift Bow


GIFT TAGS

1. Gift Tags from Magazines & Catalogues
Product Image from ETSY
These Earth-friendly tags are a fun way to liven up your gift wrap, gift bag or present. Each tag is made with reused/recycled magazines and catalogs which are then affixed to reused/recycled paperboard (think boxes from cereal, tea, frozen pizza, etc.) and punched out using a gift tag punch.
 
These are great to attach to any kind of gift, but goes great with a bag of coffee, a box of chocolates or even a homemade treat. Also makes a great gift idea for the sweet tooth, caffeine addict, chocoholic or baker in your life! Learn more on Etsy
2. Gift Tags from Recycled ‘Nice’ Paper

Gift Tags by Whimsical Fish
-Nice paper adhered unto scrap plain board paper-
Other supplies needed: single whole punch,
 corner punch and paper twine

3. Handmade Gift Tags from Recycled Brown Paper Bags


4. Homeprinted & Handmade Gift Tags

Gift Tag Idea from Maya*Made
Instructions:
  1. Use printer paper as a template, and cut out three sheets from a paper bag or craft paper roll.
  2. Iron brown paper until smooth and flat 
  3. Download these totally amazing and free tags and pear paper from three generous and talented designers: lollychop’s pear print, sugar loop tags,paperseed tags Download design from Maya’s blog 

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