I really truly hate wrapping paper – so SO much waste. Where i can possibly avoid it I like to wrap presents in fabric, or use fabric bags or totes that are reusable. For the last few years we have used only fabric bags and large pieces of fabric + ribbons to wrap our presents, and its been a huge success. When my kids go to a party i like to make a personalized drawstring bag for their friend, that can be used again. And It’s my favourite way to wrap up baby gifts (like handmade swaddles). My kids are so well trained that when a birthday comes along they go running into my workroom to choose fabric and trims hehe.
Here’s how easy they are to make: