How to Wrap Gifts with Garden Material

December 13th, 2010 in blog     
suewhitney Sue Whitney, editor
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Santas gifts will be all neat and tidy in one bag. No fuss, no muss!!!
I started with paper lawn reuse bags.
Open them up and....
Let the stenciling, stamping,, and/or embossing begin. What ever your little heart desires! I had an expert do mine. Sue Wolfe did an awesome job. She added a surprise from the original design...croodinates for my home so Santa wont get lost. Nice! With the winter weve been having here in Minnesota Santa and Rudolph are going to need all of the help they can get!
Fill the bag with Santas bootie (these are not to be seen by children  til Christmas morning) and fold over the top flap. Poke two holes at  the top with scissors or paper punch. You can grommet these holes if you  want to go the extra mile. These bags can be used year after year.
Starting at the back....
Run your ribbon though holes of bag and pull through front. Now what is this beautiful ribhon?
Why its white tree wrap of course!
Its like butter! Seriously....it makes beautiul bows and its easy to work with! Twofer!
Add a few embellishments to the bow for extra measure.
E has a beautiul gift bag....
With love from Santa!
Santas gifts will be all neat and tidy in one bag. No fuss, no muss!!!

Santa's gifts will be all neat and tidy in one bag. No fuss, no muss!!!


Save Santa some time this year. Make one bag for each child. That way Santa can simply empty his sack into the bags, tie the bows, and up the chimney he goes.

These bags are also good for those impossile to wrap large gifts.

Most product on this post provided by Otten Bros Garden Center and Landscaping. Click here for more information about Otten Bros.


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Comments (11)

IPlayOutsideTheBox writes: Wow....would this save a ton of money and time....and it looks fantastic too! Too late for this year...but I have jotted this idea down in my planning book, for special occasions to come! Posted: 1:21 am on December 17th
Heavenly_Treasures writes: SUE
what a clever idea. What a creation. Love the idea.GOD BLESS ROBERT. Posted: 8:22 pm on December 14th
shabbychick writes: Very cool, Sue! Miss E is a lucky girl!! And, I think I'm going to have to get some white tree wrap - it looks like a great thing to have on hand!

Merry Christmas!

Kathy Posted: 6:33 pm on December 14th
roadtriplouise writes: Great idea! Really like that you can reuse and the clever idea to add the coordinates to your house! Posted: 8:10 am on December 14th
Junkpony writes: Very creative - love the touch with the coordinates! Posted: 7:36 am on December 14th
JunkArchitect writes: I like it...I really like it. Different, funky and looks very Christmassy.

Jim

Posted: 6:28 am on December 14th
byabpryor writes: WOW! Posted: 7:11 pm on December 13th
Funky_Junk_Donna writes:

The coordinates! That is sooo clever. And looks awesome too!

Donna

Posted: 6:53 pm on December 13th
chippingcharm writes: Great idea Sue! Love that you can re-use them from year to year. I already do that with regular gift bags for my kiddos...but your bag is bigger and cooler...much better suited to my "decor" than Star Wars and Princesses ;) Laurel Posted: 6:49 pm on December 13th
KMcG73 writes: What a brilliant idea! I now hear my local hardware store calling for me to visit for big paper bags!! Posted: 4:29 pm on December 13th
RustyDiva writes: Awesome bag and that tree wrap is the item of the year to have on hand. Very creative. Love!

Kenda Posted: 1:37 pm on December 13th
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