DIY Upcycled Gift Wrapping Idea: Creative Cocktail Napkins

Ever find yourself in a pinch when wrapping a small gift box? Cutting scraps off of a big roll of wrapping paper can be nerve-wracking, especially when you try to ensure you’ve left a big piece useful enough for larger gifts.


And the large-scale patterns can quickly overwhelm small gifts. Here’s my festive smart tip for wrapping small items with style.

Fun, bold-patterned paper holiday napkins make for the perfect wrapping paper alternative. With so many festive choices and trendy patterns, why not consider this creative resource? Either dinner or cocktail-sized napkins work perfectly for these small wrapping projects. Personally, I avoid those with funny sayings on them unless it is a repeated pattern of words—otherwise you’ll end up trying to center the writing on the gift, which is too challenging.

Wrap as you would with traditional wrapping paper, add a simple bow and you’re done.

 

Clever Gift Wrapping Idea: Cocktail Napkins

 

This year why not rethink the traditional paper napkin as a wonderful new resource. So the next time you pick up paper napkins remember they’re not just for serving hors d’oeuvres or cocktails -- they serve up great wrapping style options. And your friends will think you’re the most clever.

Now that’s wrapping made simple and sMARt.  

And there you have it.

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