Natasha Benua
Natasha Benua
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DIY Eco Food Wrap in Just 2 Minutes!

5 Materials
$1
2 Minutes
Easy

This cloth is very expensive to buy, but you can do it yourself in less than 2 minutes! All you need is some cloth and beeswax. Then you iron it on!

diy eco food wrap in just 2 minutes

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Step 1: Take the 100% natural cloth (linen or cotton, or use the old bed linen or t-shirt). For this quick project, I took my old 100% cotton t-shirt (washed   )

diy eco food wrap in just 2 minutes

You also will need 100% natural Bees Wax

diy eco food wrap in just 2 minutes

Step 2: Grate the wax on a thin grater 

diy eco food wrap in just 2 minutes

Step 3: Then cut a piece of cloth (any size and shape) and place it on parchment paper

diy eco food wrap in just 2 minutes

Step 4: Dust the piece of cloth with finely grated wax

diy eco food wrap in just 2 minutes

Step 5: And then cover with another piece of parchment paper.

diy eco food wrap in just 2 minutes

Step 6: Iron it on low-medium heat until melting of the wax (try to spread it evenly)

diy eco food wrap in just 2 minutes

Step 7: Let it cool down...

diy eco food wrap in just 2 minutes

Step 8: Peel off parchment paper.

diy eco food wrap in just 2 minutes

Voila!

diy eco food wrap in just 2 minutes

Ta-da-h! These can be used and reused! They are also eco friendly!

diy eco food wrap in just 2 minutes

Clean if needed by wiping using cold (warm-like) water and soap and re-use :) I hope you enjoyed, give it a try!

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Have a question about this project?

3 of 109 questions
  • Brenda
    on Jun 7, 2019

    How can I stop rabbits from eating my flowers

    • Kathleen
      on Jun 25, 2019

      Spray them with ammonia,I get it from Dollar General,also get spray bottle from there, do not add water to it,I do this in my garden,critters don't like smell of it,good luck.

  • Kunquoda
    on Jun 22, 2019

    Do you only need to put the bees wax on one side?

  • Cristina
    on Jun 22, 2019

    When I click the amazon link for the cloth, it shows me tension rods. Is there a preferred cloth that works better than just t-shirts?

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2 of 237 comments
  • Elizabeth Lewis
    on Jun 8, 2019

    This is a very old way! I absolutely love it with your little tweaks it really is that easy to make! Thank you

  • Lisa
    on Jun 11, 2019

    I saw a product like this in a store and they were quite expensive. I’m going to do this for sure! Thank you so much!!

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