We can wrap a present nicely without creating unnecessary waste. How to replace those conventional wrapping paper with reusable materials?
1. Cloth / decorative fabrics
Have you heard about Furoshiki? It is a method of using a big piece of cloth for gift wrapping or transportation of item. The cloth is then reuse for other purposes.
2. Bags or Pouches
Azuma bukuro, traditional cloth bag or also as known as Origami bag due to the way it folded then sewn as a carrier to contain bento or as grocery bags.
3. Using empty beautiful boxes e.g. mooncake boxes
You can reuse them to hold your handmade gifts and present them as it is with the nice decorative box. The recipients can reuse the box for other storage purposes.
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