Upcycle old maps by turning them into gift bags #Do It Yourself#bags#gifts#maps May 31 | Megan Finley Horowitz meggyfin 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. Join our community! 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 Horowitz Megan is the LA-based Offbeat Empire editor. When she's not writing, editing, and sleeping, she's eating like the fate of the world depends on it. You can snoop into her personal life over on her website Funk in Deep Freeze! @meggyfin @treatsandgeeksLA @meggyfin PREVIOUS Offbeat Homies Weekend Challenge: anthropomorphize ALL THE THINGS! NEXT Make a hanging garden of jam jars Show/Hide 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 I'm going to try this immediately. 1 agrees Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.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 Participate in this conversation via emailGet only replies to your comment, the best of the rest, as well as a daily recap of all comments on this post. No more than a few emails daily, which you can reply to/unsubscribe from directly from your inbox. 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.