“I save up comic paper to use. My sister uses old maps of Minnesota – which are beautiful – lots of blue because of all the lakes!“
Or, cloth. Furoshiki!
How to wrap your presents in Furoshiki (cloth) to avoid using wrapping paper. Unlike wrapping paper (which with tape can’t easily be recycled) Furoshiki can be used again and again.
My mom uses comics, too, or lovely paper she finds from wherever…she makes collages for the cards, and finishes it all off with her lovely handrwriting, calligraphy and big red lovely heart.
How do you do it? How do you undo it?
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