For a more "manly" look for your gift bag, consider giving it a t-shirt look. Use a patterned card stock to create the shirt pocket. To finish off the look, add a tie made with natural hemp ribbon. To make the gift even more personalized, consider adding a name tag to the shirt pocket.
Use your favorite roasted coffee beans and put them in a into a burlap gift bag. Decorate with a simple gift tag with your friend's name on it and a piece of golden ribbon. It makes for a simple and savory gift.
Childproofing hardware is notoriously strong. Once you’re no longer using them on cabinets and drawers, upcycle them as durable wall hooks. The heavy-duty plastic holds a lot of weight, and because they stick out several inches from the wall, you can fit a whole stack of gift bags on each one.
If you have a lot of extra ribbon lying around, consider using it on a gift bag like we did here. Simply, take a brown paper gift bag and punch random holes into it. Thread the ribbon through at random for a unique look.
Professional organizer Darla DeMorrow believes in keeping garage storage accessible and simple. She recommends hanging a clock so you don’t lose track of time. A paper-towel holder pointing upward holds large rolls of packing tape, a large pop-up bag contains wrapping paper and a gift bag holds smaller gift bags. A wheel guide on the floor, makes for perfect parking to avoid smashing into storage.
Give presents the personal touch with unique wrapping. Plain white boxes and bags are available from paper and crafts stores, and can be stencilled to great effect. If you don’t have time to stencil, wrap boxes with a light fabric paper.
Make waking up much more enjoyable with a tea lover's basket. Add a full set of tea cups (or just one) along with gourmet ingredients and tea bags to a classic basket. For a more polished presentation, showcase the ingredients in Mason jars or small canisters.