Create gift bags from old book pages. Stamp a bird design on an old book page which has been cut 1 to 2 inches shorter than a second page. Sew or glue edges together. Secure with a brad or decorative button and small Velcro dots.
Gift Wrapping Idea * For giving potted plants, wrap in brown craft paper, tie with a bow, that simple. Love this example of a branch used like a garden marker in the plant as it's gift tag. * from tinywhitedaisies
"You may have seen newspaper repurposed as wrapping before, but Murnane's blossoming topper — which sprouts striped ribbons — keeps this classic current." Read more: Creative Gift Wrap Ideas - Designer Gift Wrap - Country Living