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Rethink gift wrap

Adriene Hill Dec 13, 2010

If Martha Stewart can do it, you can too! Check out her stylish eco-friendly wrapping jobs here and then go hunting for paper to recycle into your own masterpiece. One good place to look for fun paper–the book and magazine section at your local thrift store.

Or, if you’re feeling really crafty, consider wrapping in fabric. Check out this neat video from

Furoshiki gift wrapping from RecycleNow on Vimeo

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