X-shaped rubber bands--like the ones the library uses to bundle books--as gift packaging! Would be great for fabric-wrapped Christmas presents. This link is to the MoMA store, I might try office supply sites for larger/cheaper options.
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Diaper wreath (gender neutral & natural themed baby shower) - 24" wire wreath frame - roughly 50 size 1 Pampers - each diaper rolled & wrapped in a piece of burlap, then white ribbon w/a rubber band around those - then wrapped in a thinner green or yellow dotted ribbon & at the same time tied in back to the wire frame - accessories added & tied in back with orange dotted ribbon (travel sized products, organic newborn mittens, wubbanub pacifier, bunny rattle, baby booties, etc).