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Old 04-17-2007, 10:59 AM
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My Grandson wanted a basketball set, and tv for his birthday gifts from my husband and I this year. Have you ever tried to wrap a gift that was so big you would need five rolls of wrapping paper to cover the box? I came across a good idea. I went to the dollar store and bought two plastic birthday table cloths. I used them to wrap both large gifts. They worked perfectly, and were very easy to manage. In the past I have used a beach towel to wrap smaller gifts for birthdays. By pulling all four corners up to the top and tieing a ribbon tightly, this made a really cute package.
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Old 04-17-2007, 10:43 PM
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Caroline...neat idea...thanks for sharing...

I have done this with sheets...kids themed twin size flat sheets...this was back when I was divorced and didn't have a whole lot of money to buy wrapping paper...the kids thought it was such a cool thing to do...bring it up at all corners and tie with a ribbon,string or even a towel to close it...
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Using the plastic tablecloths is a good idea. I have done this and just used plain ones and let the kids decorate them.

Also have saved the plain white/ivory paper that comes in boxes as a protectant. If too wrinkly you can iron it out and again let the kids draw designs on it.
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I used a fleece throw blanket to wrap a gift once.
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I used a beach towel to wrap a beach chair.
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