I don’t know about you, but I love wrapping gifts. Maybe it’s my creative side. I enjoy making the packages look pretty under the tree. Here are a few DIY gift wrap ideas to make your wrapping this year a breeze.
This might be the easiest idea in this article! Grab a paper sack, a few stamps, and fresh eucalyptus and you’ll be all set. (Most grocery stores carry fresh eucalyptus in their floral departments.) The Beauty Dojo shares how to make these simple gift bags, perfect for oddly shaped presents.
A few years ago, I was attempting to be as thrifty as possible over Christmas. I created these cute reusable bags as a way to wrap gifts! You won’t want to miss this super easy over on Designers Sweet Spot. Bonus: you can use these bags again next year!
If you have kids that want to get involved in the wrapping, this could be a fun project! My Sweet Things decided on a Christmas tree design, but the possibilities for this are really endless.
Boxwood Avenue shares an excellent tutorial on how to make this cute Christmas light strand to dress up your packages.
This is another great use for Washi tape. I love this idea from Almost Makes Perfect because it doesn’t require you to purchase anything specifically for your Christmas wrapping, but still looks festive!
Check out this DIY over on 2 Bees in a Pod to see how thrifted shirts are used to create gift wrap.
Here’s another thrift store DIY. Sadie Seasongoods used what others might consider trash (and some consider treasure) to wrap her gifts. Why haven’t I thought of this idea before?
If you’re really wanting to try something new this year, why not tie dye your gift wrap? Babble Dabble Do shares a very detailed tutorial on how to achieve the perfect tie dye look each time.
I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love old photos. Here’s a cute way to use them in your wrapping! The presents under Julie Blanner’s tree are beautiful, you won’t want to miss them.
If you’re wanting to save money by using craft paper but still looking for some excitement, look no further! This is such an easy DIY and will cost less than the Starbucks you drank this morning. Shaken Together Life shares all the details over on her blog.
Chelsea Project shares some fun updates to the classic “brown paper packages tied up with string”.
We love these fun gift bags from Mod Podge Rocks. They remind me of Christmas lights on a dark December night. Sometimes the most festive things aren’t the typical Christmas red and green.
The Graphics Fairy shares some great ideas on how to create your own unique wrapping paper this year!
Here is another project that the kids could help you with! Southern State of Mind uses pom-poms to create this fun, festive paper.
These pretty gift tags from Today’s Creative Life add so much to a simple package! Less is more sometimes.
After so much inspiration, I’m ready to head to the store to get supplies to wrap my own gifts! Now the tricky part will be deciding on which idea to use.
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