Turn Cardboard Boxes into Creative Gift Totes with This Guide

 - Aug 16, 2013
References: thecentsiblelife
Birthday gifts can often end up costing quite a bit to your bank account, but if you're looking for a more eco-friendly and cost-effective alternative, then these DIY cardboard gift bags are offering some creative ideas.

With the amount of grocery store products and cardboard packaging that we constantly discard on a daily basis, why not attempt to recycle these items and turn them into other more useful products? This DIY activity is here to showcase that a little imagination and some crafty techniques can easily transform a piece of trash into an adorably unique gift bag. Simply requiring an old cardboard box, some strips of fabric, glue and scissors, these cardboard gift bags will easily win your friends over with its creatively upcycled methods.

Featured on the blog 'The Centsible Life,' this DIY activity is a great way to recycle things you most likely already have, and turn them into other more useful items.