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9 Gift Wrapping Ideas for a Waste-Free Holiday

November 20th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Whether you're lovingly creating handmade gifts for your whole list or decided to shop for most of your gifts this year, a little handmade gift wrapping adds some extra heart. Here are some DIY gift wrapping ideas that cost less and waste less


How to Sew a Drawstring Bag (an even easier tute!)

January 30th, 2012 | by Julie Finn

In the year since I crafted my first drawstring bag tutorial, I've refined it to correct these fiddly bits and to make the bag even quicker and easier to sew. Read on for the quickest, easiest, drawstring bag tutorial that you're ever going to find


Have Yourself a Crafty Little Christmas

December 24th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Here at CAGW, we are decking the halls with some handmade cheer, wrapping up the last of our handmade gifts, and spending some good old quality time with friends and family. You're probably doing the same, but just in case you want to get your last-minute Christmas craft on, we've got some projects for you!


Five Sustainable Wrapping Solutions for Eco-Friendly Gifts

November 29th, 2011 | by Julie Finn

You don't have to wrap your presents with the comics section or a brown paper bag to be eco-friendly (although you can!). Sure, those are classics and they always look good, but you can give your wrapped gifts variety while still keeping them green. Check out these five sustainable wrapping solutions for presents that are as low-waste as they are thoughtful


Beat Holiday Waste with Reusable Gift Wrap

October 5th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

The U.S. generates an average of five million tons more waste during the holiday season, and the bulk of that is all of that beautiful, paper giftwrap that goes straight to the bin after we open our gifts. Luckily, we don't have to resort to disposables when it comes to wrapping gifts. There are a few more eco-friendly options out there. Here are some of my favorites



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