Make a mixed tin. Line the bottom and sides with corrugated paper. Fold short lengths in half for dividers.
Envelop your cookies in tissue paper, buffer them with corrugated paper tubes, or protect them using accordion-folds of red paper. You can also tie a stack of cookies with baker's twine.
Rectangular tin (we used No. 12 recs 300, $40.80 per dozen, from independentcan.com)
Corrugated paper (we used No. 11214-1048, $23.64 for 48-inch-by-25-foot roll, from dickblick.com)
Similar patterned tissue paper, multipack in Floral Gingham, $6.99 per 24 sheets, by Martha Stewart Crafts, from marthastewartcrafts.com
Baker's twine (we used Bordeaux Baker's twine in red/white (BBT005), $12 for 100 yards, from raffit.com)