10 Ways To Upcycle your Old Wrapping Paper and Christmas Cards

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10 Ways To Upcycle your Old Wrapping Paper and Christmas Cards

It is almost like second nature – soon after we tear open the gifts and read all the cards, we throw the wrapping paper and cards in the trash. However, the trouble with simply throwing this stuff away is, most of them do not get recycled. In fact, a large percentage of wrapping paper aren’t recyclable because of the non-recyclable shimmery elements. Nevertheless, there is still much value in the used wrappings and now-old cards. If you can carefully open your presents then, you can fold them away and reuse them the following season, or you can upcycle them into the fun projects below…

10 Ways To Upcycle your Old Wrapping Paper and Christmas Cards

Upcycled Christmas Card Bookmarks via The Good Weekly

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Christmas Card Note Pad via Hope Studios

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Reused Wrapping Paper Wreath via Instructables

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Christmas Card Ornaments via The Chaos and the Clutter

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Christmas Card Luminaries via Zakka Life

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Recycled Wrapping Paper Basket via My Kids Make

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Christmas Card Putz Houses via Christmas Notebook

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Recycled Christmas Card with Crochet Scallop Edge via Dutch Sisters

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Holiday Card Magnets via Popsugar

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Recycled Christmas Placemats via Junk Mail Gems

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