. . . gift wrap keeper. Gotcha, didn't I? You thought I was going to say grasshopper, huh? Well, not so, my friends.
Have you got a stack of unruly wrapping paper somewhere in your home?
Forget about those fancy gift wrap storage containers. I've tried them. I like the idea of keeping dust off the paper, but inevitably my rolls would always be too long too fit in them. Not to mention my paper would still unroll and tear.
I finally resigned myself to the fact that my specialty storage container wasn't working for me and sold it in our last garage sale. I think it will finally be put to a good use; a woman bought it to use as a horse feed bucket!
So now what? For $.33/pair I bought a few knee-highs from Wal-Mart and cut the bands off the tops.
Of course, if you want to be even more frugal use your old ones that have runs in them. I would've recycled mine except I don't wear nylons.
Slide them over your gift wrap. If needed, wrap the band around the roll twice to keep it secure.
Now your wrapping paper will stay nice and neat no matter where you put it!
Cliffhanger: remember to save the rest of the knee-highs for another project coming soon! Hint: it is already pictured in this post . . .