Here comes 16 favorite gift wrapping ideas for Christmas and everyday celebrations! These gift wrapping ideas offer lots of inspirations such as creative use of recycled materials and beautiful accents made with elements found in nature.
You really don’t need special gift wrapping paper or ribbons to create beautiful and unique gift packages. Plain or recycled paper with a little creativity can go a long way!
Let’s explore some of my favorite gift wrapping hacks such as last minute gift bags, repurposed wrapping paper, creative gift toppers and lots more!
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1 . Instant gift bags from gift wrapping paper
Another super fast and easy way to make gift bags from any paper is to use a box as a guide as shown below. Here’s the tutorial!
2 & 3 . Strings and greens: easy and beautiful gift wrapping ideas
4 & 5 . Trees and stars
You may also love: 18 gorgeous DIY Christmas trees that are NOT trees!
6 & 7 . Creative wrapping paper made just for you
These are perfect gift wrapping ideas if you want to customize your gift packages. Got old books or potatoes? Make your gift wrapping paper extra special by cutting out or stamping names, phrases and pretty designs on white kraft paper or brown kraft paper . (Source: 6 | 7 )
8 . Magazine paper gift bows
Can you guess what these lovely gift bows are made of? (Source: 8 )
There is also a gorgeous … magazine paper … wreath you can make here: 30+ beautiful re-purposed wreaths
9 & 10 . Mini wreaths gift wrapping ideas
11 & 12 . Christmas motifs Gift Wrapping Ideas
Gift Wrapping Ideas 13 & 14 . Tassels and buttons
Gift Wrapping Ideas 15 & 16 . Recycled Grocery bags and fabric scraps
More festive ideas for you: 18 magical ways to use string lights to add more magic to your winter decorations!
Which gift wrapping ideas are your favorite? Have creating! =)