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How to wrap your gifts ethically this Christmas
CHRISTMAS IS JUST A FEW DAYS AWAY ! THE LAST PREPARATIONS ARE UNDERWAY : DECORATIONS, CHRISTMAS EVE’S MENU, GIFTS… SPEAKING OF, WRAPPING THE PRESENTS CAN BE A BIT OF AN ECOLOGICAL NIGHTMARE, WITH SO MUCH PAPER USED TO BE THROWN AWAY IN SECONDS. FORTUNATELY, THERE ARE VERY EASY WAYS TO REDUCE YOUR WRAPPING IMPACT. STILBAAR SELECTED TWO MINDFUL METHODS.
This Japanese tradition consists of cloth used as wrapping. With an elegant knot on the top of your present, this will make your gifts look both minimalist and elegant. This is very anti-waste, as you reuse the wrapping, whether it is a : scarf, fabric, a pretty towel… Furoshiki has been used for centuries, and was first invented to protect valued temple objects.
If you wish to use Furoshiki but do not have any fabric that inspire you, discover our selection of ethically made scarves :
If you happen to be overwhelmed with all the magazines or newspapers you kept, here is a lovely way to free some space ! Wrapping your presents with old newspaper pages gives them a funny, crafty look. With the leftover pages, you can also cut out some letters to write a nice message on your wrapping. An ideal solution if you enjoy DIY !