Upcycle old maps by turning them into gift bags #Do It Yourself#bags#gifts#maps May 31 | Megan Finley meganfinley Over on Offbeat Bride our DIY editor Liz has got a great post on how to make a gift bag out of a map. Of course, if you don't have access to maps, you can use the same tutorial with newspaper, calendars, magazine pages, recycled wrapping paper, coloring book pages — whatever suits your fancy. This tutorial is a great way to recycle something old into something new, AND guarantee you'll never have to buy gift bags again! Head over to Offbeat Bride and get to bagging. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Megan Finley Megan Finley is the Associate Publisher and Editorial Overlord. When she's not slaving away for the Empire, she's sharing her dork side on her own blog. @meganfinley @meggyfin PREVIOUS Offbeat Homies Weekend Challenge: anthropomorphize ALL THE THINGS! NEXT Make a hanging garden of jam jars Toggle comments [ 1 ] I used to work for AAA, so we always had old maps around. My loved ones have received many a gift wrapped in AAA maps, but I never thought of making bags out of them. I'm going to try this immediately. 1 agrees Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.