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.
Gift Monogram Gift Monogram Recycle holiday cards as labels for presents. With a pencil, kids can draw (or stencil) the recipient's initial onto a card and cut it out. Punch a hole in the letter, and tie to gift with yarn or ribbon.
Use lace from an old table runner as gift wrap. Wrap your gift in craft paper. Cut a piece of lace to fit all the way around. Fasten it on the back with a hot glue gun. Tie a piece of string around gift -- you're all set!