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How to make your own wrapping paper

By: Plenty Magazine on Nov. 3, 2009, 3:11 p.m.
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Recycled brown paper

Green Earth Office Supply sells rolls of recycled brown paper in their packaging section.

JAM Paper has rolls of recycled brown kraft paper in their wrapping paper section.


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Of the Earth. Offering a variety of eco-friendly crafters materials, they sell a small selection of ribbons made with natural fibers, recycled materials and vegetable dyes.


Not only does topping your gift in raffia extend the handmade look of your gift wrap, but raffia is an all-natural fiber — like jute or hemp — and is minimally processed, biodegradable and renewable.

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