Saturday, July 20, 2013

Life Hack #6: Recycled "Ribbon"

Use the "tape" from old VCR tapes just like ribbon when wrapping gifts.  (It looks particularly striking with plain white paper.)  Apparently you can take the whole contraption about with a screwdriver, and the tape will curl just like ribbon if you run it along the edge of a blade of scissors.  I haven't tried this yet, but it's on my list.

(From Simply Green Giving, by Danny Seo, page 75.)

I've been hoarding VCR tapes and driving The Magician crazy ever since I saw this:
Check out more fun stuff at eco-designer Nancy Judd's website:

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