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
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 ( Images from naturahome.hu, site is no longer active)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 Christmas tree art on 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 ( Via fellowfellow.com Site no longer active)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! =)