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    Updated on Feb 8, 2019. Posted on Dec 27, 2014

    17 Cool And Clever Ways To Repurpose Leftover Christmas Stuff

    Cute garland, ribbon, and wrapping paper crafts!

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    1. Turn garland into a piece of art.

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    Use a white paint pen to write a message on the glass of a deep frame (like this one from IKEA), according to DIY book InstaCraft. Once the written message dries, pile gold garland into the frame, secure the frame's back, and make your friends jealous.

    2. Paint empty glass bottles for modern vases.

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    Get crafty while you're still hungover. Get the tutorial here.

    3. Turn your family holiday cards into garland.

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    Cut out those cute family faces and hold onto them forever and ever. Get the tutorial here.

    4. Make a garland with leftover ribbon.

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    Tie ribbons to a piece of twine and hang it as a baller backdrop for any occasion.

    5. Cut off a slice of your Christmas tree and turn it into an ornament for next year...

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    Let it hang. Get the tutorial here.

    6. Or cover it with blackboard paint...

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    This is the gift that keeps on giving. Get the tutorial here.

    7. Or make your own coasters.

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    Because we all know there will be plenty of drinks in the New Year. Get the tutorial here.

    8. Turn wrapping paper into New Year's Eve decorations.

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    Super cute. Get the tutorial here.

    9. Turn string lights into a kid's night light.

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    Drape it along a desk or headboard and be hailed as the best parent in all the land. Get the tutorial here.

    10. Make a hair clip from leftover velvet ribbon.

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    Put a bow on it. Get the tutorial here.

    11. Turn wrapping paper into placemats.

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    Holy yes. Get the tutorial here.

    12. Use ribbon to upgrade a basic cake stand.

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    Give it a skirt that brings all the boys to the yard. Get the tutorial here.

    13. Use wrapping paper to make your own confetti.

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    Cut leftover wrapping paper into shreds and use it to throw all over yourself at your New Year's Eve party. Get the tutorial here.

    14. Turn wine corks into stamps.

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    And personalize your shit. Get the tutorial here.

    15. Pull together bouquets with wrapping paper.

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    Wrap it real good. Get the tutorial here.

    16. Use holiday cards to create wall art.

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    Snip family faces out of holiday cards and arrange them in a heart shape on a wall. Get the tutorial here.

    17. Use ribbon to create an inspiration board.

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    Secure ribbon to a cork board with a staple gun. Glue buttons on top of the staples to make it extra cute.

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