- The smaller ones make great lunch bags. Or use a larger one for a picnic lunch for the family.
- Tote bag for a crochet or knitting project to take along with you.
- Keep in the car as a semi-permanent trash bag.
- Lay a larger bag flat for slipping a covered dish inside to bring to a potluck. Slip the serving utensil inside the bag too.
- Organizer bag for a kids' toy with small pieces, such as a puzzle.
- Emergency diaper bag, just to hold a diaper, wipes, and a juice cup.
- Organizer for student "center" for kids. Keep scissors, staples, pencils, glue and markers all together in one place for daily use.
- Hang a bag over the hook of a coathanger to hold the scarf, hat and mittens to go with each coat.
- Keep one in the laundry room for mismatched socks while they wait for the next round of laundry to get done.
Tuesday, January 6, 2009
Works-For-Me Wednesday: Old Gift Bags
I always to save and reuse the pretty gift bags from Christmas, birthdays, and other holidays. Sometimes the bags become a little wrinkled and banged up from use, and they are not really gift-worthy anymore. When that happens, there are other uses for them.