Christmas wrapping idea: Buy brown wrapping paper (cheap to buy at Walmart or a craft store) and use that paper to wrap your gifts. It's useful for every gift, and you can customize it by writing on the paper.
To make rolls of pretty tape, round up your favorite patterned wrapping paper, and purchase double-side mounting adhesive. You'll also need new or vintage spools Read more: How To Make Decorative Tape - Paper Craft Projects - Country Living
Sewing pattern gift tags - great gift tag idea with a home sewn gift! You could use the scrap pieces of your pattern paper or when Hobby Lobby or Joanns puts their patterns on sale for 99 cents buy some extra's to cut up for this idea!
use paper punches to punch a shape out of every last little piece of scrap paper. sew the paper pieces together and create paper garlands that can be used to wrap around gift boxes wrap each one on it's own spool