Fabric Wrapping Paper: Instead of using paper gift wrap this year, why not try wrapping your Christmas gifts in your favorite cotton fabrics? Wrap each gift as usual, securing the fabric with a bit of hot glue, then tie with a bold ribbon.
I used this tutorial to craft a bow from a gaming advertisement and wrapped my boyfriends Christmas gift in it. I worked very well. make a gift bow from a magazine, map, book, phone book or any other paper you have