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Gift Wrapping - The Upcycler Way!

  December is here, the shopping has begun, and the wrapping can't be far behind.   Today I have the perfect way to wrap gifts without buying any wrapping paper at all.  But first, a little background.   Our state passed a law in 2020 banning plastic bags.  It's called the Bag Waste Reduction Law.  If you're really interested, you can Google it, but gist of it is there are no more plastic bags being distributed by stores.  You can bring your reusable bags for shopping or get a paper bag from the store.  We use reusable bags for groceries, but most other stores provide you with paper if you don't have a reusable one.  I've acquired a few and decided they were going to be upcycled into Christmas gift wrap! Even bags with writing on them can be used.  Just cut out the bottom, open it up, and place the writing facing up. This bag happened to be perfect for this box, so I wrapped it in the same manner as regular wrapping paper. Time to make it pretty with some grosgrain