How to make gift bags from newspaper. DIY recycled newspaper project: gift bags made from the Wall Street Journal. You can vary the dimensions, of course, but here's what I used to create a bag that's tall, wide, and deep.
How to make boxes from paint chip cards. Template for making boxes out of paint chip cards: cute idea for favor boxes.Note: If you are worried about not painting & taking paint chips cards from the store. Ask if they have any discontinued cards.
A plump issue of the Sunday New York Times, a gray and rainy day, and perhaps one too many cups of coffee turned out to be the perfect combination of ingredients for a fast and fashionable recycling project.
DIY string-tie envelopes (my note -- hmmm, this gives me an idea. If you are short on space, this could be a good way to organize and color coordinate bits and bobs for crafting; I'll have to work on this idea.