You can make several home decorating crafts with unused wrapping paper scraps. When the holiday season rolls around there is always a lot of wrapping to be done, and a lot of unused wrapping paper scraps end up in the garbage. This article will provide you with detailed instructions on creating home decorating crafts with unused wrapping paper scraps.
You can use wrapping paper scraps to make fun organization boxes. For this craft you will need lots of wrapping paper scraps, a paintbrush, glue, water, scissors, and several boxes. Start by cutting one side out of all of the boxes. Then stack them together and add glue to secure them. The cut out sides should face upwards or outwards so they can be used for storage.
Then add some water to the glue. Use the paintbrush to completely cover the back of a scrap of unused wrapping paper. Then press it to the outside of the cluster of boxes. Continue add wrapping paper scraps to the outside of the boxes until the entire thing is covered. This craft is a great way to recycle wrapping paper.
Collage Picture Frame
Another great craft that is also a nice gift to give is a collage picture frame. For this craft you will need wrapping paper scraps, a picture frame, glue, a paintbrush, and scissors. Start by removing the frame from the glass and backing.
Then coat a scrap of paper in glue using the paintbrush. Place it lightly on the frame. Continue covering the entire frame. Remember to fold the excess paper over the inside and outside edge of the frame for a finished look. When the glue completely dries place a picture in the frame and put it back together.
A fun and easy craft project that uses unused wrapping paper scraps is lampshade art. For this craft you will need scraps of unused wrapping paper, scissors, glue, a paintbrush, a lampshade, and paint. Start by choosing images from the wrapping paper scraps and cutting them out.
Then glue them randomly to the lampshade in various spots. Now use the paint and brush to lightly cover the edges of the wrapping paper. Then apply paint to the rest of the lampshade that is not covered in wrapping paper. Allow the paint to dry before turning the lamp on.
You can use unused wrapping paper scraps to add style to your home decorating. These crafts are easy and fun, and they will make your home decorating projects eco-friendly.