Pennies For Gifts

tissue paper and bows

When I’m invited to a birthday party, I usually volunteer to help clean up the “after unwrapping the gifts” mess. The hostess usually wants to keep the gift bags, but I gather the tissue paper and ribbons. The colorful paper and ribbons can be ironed and reused. The bows can be re-used also. Doing this will give you a great selection of wrapping tissue and bows with no cost for gift wrap supplies. Most people welcome the clean up help and don’t care about the tissue and ribbons and bows! This also works at Christmas.

Author: 
Pam Estes
Alexandria, VA
08/2008
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