16 Christmas gift wrapping ideas & best hacks on how to make beautiful free gift wraps & easy gift bags in minutes with up-cycled materials!
You really don’t need special gift wrapping paper or ribbons to create beautiful and unique gift packages. Plain paper or recycled brown paper shopping bags 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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Beautiful Christmas gift wrapping with recycled brown paper bags
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There are lots of creative ways to wrap your gifts beautifully for free! Check out our detailed tutorial here!
Strings and greens: easy and beautiful gift wrapping ideas
Simple very inexpensive brown kraft paper packages made so charming with a few conifer clippings, pepper mint twine, retro stamped letters, and paint splattered snowy pine cones. ( Images from naturahome.hu, site is no longer active)
These snowy pine cones will make your gift wraps extra magical. Here are 3 super easy ways to make snow covered pine cones!
Creative DIY wrapping paper
This one of a kind potato stamp printed Christmas gift wrapping paper looks so stylish! ( Source )
Decorate your gift wrap with Christmas trees and stars
Lovely DIY Christmas tree art on gift packages made with simple objects such as twigs, and colorful strings and yarns. ( Via fellowfellow.com Site no longer active)
Instant gift bags from gift wrapping paper
Need a last minute gift bag? Here’s a super fast and easy way to make gift bags from any paper : check out the secret hack and tutorial!
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DIY magazine paper gift bows
Can you guess what these lovely gift bows are made of? (Source )
Mini wreaths gift wrapping ideas
DIY mini wreaths make the perfect gift topper here.
Cut out a cardboard ring and glue some evergreen clippings to make these darling mini wreaths. ( Source )
Christmas art gift wrapping ideas
Gift wrapping ideas with tassels and buttons
These boho style tassels are so charming! See how you can make them from crap yarns. ( Source )
These little buttons make it so much easier to tie a gift package! ( Source )
Christmas gift wrapping ideas with recycled brown paper bags
During the holiday season, many grocery stores have extra pretty designs on their paper bags. It’s a great idea to upcycle them into gift wraps. ( Source )
More festive ideas for you: 18 creative ways to use string lights for magical winter decorations!
Which gift wrap ideas are your favorite? Have creating! =)