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6 Ways to Repurpose Wrapping Paper Scraps into Pretty Decor

I don’t know about you, but I tend to waste a lot of wrapping paper when beautifying my gifts. I never get the size perfectly right, and even if I do, there is still some awkward piece left over that wouldn’t be large enough to wrap anything else. So what happens to all of those wrapping paper scraps? They go in the trash. It’s such a shame!

This year, I say let’s put those wrapping paper scraps to good use. There are a surprising number of great ideas out there that can help you use those leftovers, by making them into something pretty for your home. Intriguing, right?! Here are several fun options for your wrapping paper scraps. Happy wrapping!

1. Geometric Garland

This garland would look great over a mantle or hanging in a kid’s room. I love those shapes! (via Weekday Carnival)

Image Source: Riikka Kantinkoski
Image Source: Riikka Kantinkoski

2. Ball Decor

They might look like ornaments, but with a little tweaking, these balls would be so cool hanging up amid your home decor all year round. (via Offbeat + Inspired)

Image Source: Offbeat + Inspired
Image Source: Offbeat + Inspired

3. Paper Light

Now that is one amazing light! It totally looks like something you would buy for an arm and a leg. It’s sure to add a lot of character to your home decor. (via Design Sponge)

Image Source: Design Sponge
Image Source: Design Sponge

4. Deer Head

This wall accessory will add a woodsy feel to your home all season. You can even use different wallpaper on each piece for a pattern-on-pattern look (and you’ll have yourself the trendiest deer). (via Chronicle Books Blog)

Image Source: Chronicle Books Blog
Image Source: Chronicle Books Blog

5. Mobile

Use scraps of paper to add a great pop of color and shape to your little one’s nursery. (via Alisa Burke)

Image Source: Alisa Burke
Image Source: Alisa Burke

6. Pinwheels

Who didn’t love paper fans as a kid? Now that you’re all grown up, use those scraps to transform that hobby into these pretty paper pinwheels. (via The Party Wagon)

Image Source: The Party Wagon
Image Source: The Party Wagon
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