SO, WHAT IS UPCYCLING?
Upcycling is the hottest way to turn empties into essentials. And with a little bit of crafting and The Body Shop’s wildly imaginative ideas, you can turn your Christmas gift packaging into something useful and beautiful!
DIY JUNGLE ORNAMENTS
Lovers of Strawberry will be pleased to get their paws on our fruity Butter Bauble gift set, while the bauble doubles as a decoration to take pride of place on your Christmas tree – sweet! But don’t’ stop there, personalize your bauble to make your tree truly wild with this DIY solution…
SEE YOUR NAME IN LIGHTS
Once you’ve revealed, unwrapped and enjoyed our beautiful 24 Happy Days Deluxe Advent Calendar or The Iconic Collection, you’ll agree that this beautiful high quality box is just too beautiful to biff in the bin. So we’ve come up with an ingenious DIY solution to turn it into one of the hottest home wares trends of 2016!
GO WILD FOR HOMEMADE WRAPPING
Whether it’s the Finest Facial Mask Duo, Festive Picks, the Oils of Life Ultimate Skincare Collection, or our Bloomin’ Marvellous British Rose Gift there’s no lack of beautiful boxes from The Body Shop to upcycle after Christmas! Just take your favourite fabric or wrapping paper, and with some expert tips, you can turn it into a beautiful storage container to match any décor
DIY WRAPPING IDEAS
Stumped on how to wrap that Body Butter or Mask Duo? Why not be truly sustainable this Christmas and master the traditional Japanese art of Furoshiki… All it takes is a reusable piece of fabric – such as scarf or tea towel, a few clever knots and not only will you have less waste this Christmas, it’s a beautiful bonus gift that will keep on giving!