We love to find Christmas gift wrapping ideas that are unique and inspired.
They say it’s better to give than to receive, but we’d go one further and say that creative gift wrapping beats them both. Just wait till you get some alone time, put on a Christmas movie, pour some hot chocolate, and get all the ribbons and pretty papers out. It’s on!
To celebrate the Christmas season, we’ve put together this list of the best gift wrapping ideas from around the web, alongside some crucial tips for success. – Enjoy!
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- Scandinavian wrapping from Only Deco Love
Black and forest green twine on brown kraft paper is a classic look. Especially with the addition of some cute foliage like this example. The way that the ribbon is run around a few times in a haphazard way gives extra interest and detail to the finished gifts.
- Gift wrapping ideas from Half Baked Harvest
This blogger shows that you don’t need to stick to traditional embellishments and toppers. Take a look to see what you have in your stash that inspires you. The gingerbread tags is definitely an idea we’ll be stealing!
- DIY wrapping paper from Sarah Sherman Samuel
Making your own wrapping paper is the best way to make sure your gifts have a totally unique look, and as this tutorial shows, it’s not nearly as hard as it looks.
- DIY boxwood and pine cone present topper from Homey Oh My
There are always spare pine cones laying around during the holidays – where do they all come from? The best thing about pine cone toppers like these is that they go with virtually any style of paper. Things like bells or small toys are a great tip too. Either leave them as they are or spray paint them.
- Muslin gift wrap from Local Milk
If you want your wrapping to be recycled and recyclable then you’ll love this eco-friendly and rustic muslin cloth and twine idea.
- Chalkboard wrap from Going Home to Roost
One way to do away with gift tags is to use chalkboard paper. It’s also a good option if you want a change in style from brown kraft paper, but still want something versatile with that satisfying,thick parcel texture.
- Gift wrapping with Polaroids from A Pair and a Spare
A different, more personal, alternative to gift tags is using photos or Polaroids instead. If you want to make sure the picture stays in place during transit, just put a glue dot under it.
- A perfect bow from Chatelaine
Every gift needs a gorgeous bow that someone can’t wait to unwrap. Learn how to perfect yours with this handy tutorial.
- Dollar store gift wrapping from Make and Do Crew
Creative gift wrapping isn’t always the cheapest, so make sure you hit up the Dollar Store to see what treasures you can unearth this holiday season.
- Block printed wrapping paper from Chloe Mullaney
If you’ve never tried stamping your own wrapping paper, let us tell you it’s so much fun, and you can customize it with any style you want. Great for sharing in-jokes or personal messages on your gift wrapping.
Brown Kraft Paper Jumbo Roll
Products that will change your gift wrapping life!
The Original Little ELF Gift Wrap Cutter
Pop Up Tape Handband Dispenser
Gift Tag Punch
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