Green Gift Wrapping: Make Paper Doilies for Name Tags

Okay Re-Nesters, I know what you're thinking. Yes, the image above shows brand new doilies from non-recycled sources, but that's not entirely what we're suggesting here. Rather, head over to your home printer and recycle bin and choose pieces of paper that are only printed on one side. Then, creatively cut your own doilies to the desired size and use those for your holiday wrapping.

If you're up for such a challenge, here's a great how to from Martha Stewart about cutting paper snowflakes that can be easily amended for our purposes. But remember, don't cut into the center of the snowflake/doily, because you'll want enough room to note the gift's to and from.

Happy wrapping!!

(Images: Robbie and Erin)

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Landis is a ceramic artist who hand-makes heirloom-quality pottery for the kitchen, table, and home. She writes about tabletop design and entertaining for The Kitchn and lives in Maplewood, NJ with her husband and toddler.

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