Wrap Without Waste

Christmas is less than two weeks away. Hopefully, everyone has completed all their holiday shopping, decorating and organizing. Now it’s time to wrap!! In our traditional “green” spirit, we have come up with suggestions to curb the another wasteful holiday habit: tossing tons upon tons of the wrapping waste in the garbage. Countless rolls of dyed wrapping paper, non recyclable tape and tissue paper are thrown out every year during the holidays. We believe that if we are committed to going green throughout the rest of the year, there is no reason that commitment should waver during the holiday season.

We all have stacks of newspapers, magazines and various scraps of paper lying around. Give these odds and ends that are now useless to you a new life. The comic section is colorful and adds a bit of humor to gift giving. You can really use anything to wrap with – old calendars, wallpaper samples, last years greeting cards, children’s art work. We can all admit to hoarding things for sentimental value that wind up just taking up space in our closets and garages. Make this year the year you go green AND create more space in the attic.
Remember when we had to use maps to navigate? Now with smart phones and GPS, we always know where we are and also where all of our Facebook friends and acquaintances are at anytime of the day or night. But what happened to all those colorful maps that were all but required on any road trip? They are sitting in the backseat of your car, in your glove box and in that drawer under the sink just waiting to reincarnated as creative wrapping paper.

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Happy Holidays from Backyard X-Scapes

Wow did time fly by!  It’s that time of year again to look back, give thanks and reflect on everything 2009 has brought us.  Our re-launched website, Inc5000 Award, and new products are just a few of the exciting things that have happened this year.  We’re hoping 2010 will be an even greater year.

With that Backyard X-Scapes would like to take this moment to wish you a warm and wonderful Holiday season and an amazing New Year in 2010.

Thank you for supporting us and allowing us to be a part of your projects, designs, decor and more.  We will continue to strive to bring you quality products and provide ultimate service to you in the New Year.

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