This post is all about DIY gift wrap ideas.
Basic gift wrapping can be so boring especially when you continue to use the same paper design year after year. Instead, you should give your gifts some personality and what better way than to design them yourself or recreate one at home. I know for me, a gift wrap as a personal touch to the art of gift giving. One that shows me that my loved one put her heart into each step of the gift wrapping process- from the wrapping to the gift inside. That’s the perfect gift for me.
Not only can they be as beautiful as store bought paper, you’ll save money too! Here are 10 unique ways to wrap paper for gifts this holiday season.
DIY Gift Wrap Ideas
Check out these diy gift wrap ideas I found across the web. They’re so unique and too beautiful to want to tear. To make these at home, you’ll definitely need glue stick or hot glue, double-sided tape (aka double-stick tape), craft paper like construction paper and butcher paper, scissors, and
1. Scandinavian Christmas Designs
This gift wrap is lovely and I’m a big fan of minimal design. I love the black trees on this Scandinavian Christmas wrapping paper and it’s easy to draw. White paper with black design looks so chic! // via Homey Oh My
2. Kraft Paper Gift Wrap
Kraft paper for wrapping gifts is the cheapest, best wrapping paper EVER and I’m pretty sure you have some already laying around the house. It’s recyclable, it matches everything, and you can use it plain or customize it for the occasion with paint markers like below. You can use a brown paper bag from the grocery store and reuse them as wrapping paper. I like how they included natural elements too! // via Wit & Whistle
3. Star Garland Gift Wrap
I love the this monochromatic color palette of this fun and festive star garland gift wrap design. Such a neat way to add a little sparkle to your gift. // via Pottery Barn Blog
4. DIY Christmas Tree Gift Toppers
These cute little trees make the perfect toppers for a gift. This tutorial shows how you can turn boring wrapping paper into something gorgeous and festive. They’re super cute and I can already imagine these peeking through a the stocking stuffers I have hanging on my mantel. // via Fellow Fellow
5. Christmas Light Wrapping Paper
The recipient of a gift wrapped in this cool design should be a very fun person who is going to love the effort you put into wrapping it. It’s a simple way to add some holiday cheer. I like how they used baker’s twine on this small gift box. // via Boxwood Avenue
6. Colorful Die Cut Gift Wrap
Jazz up your gift wrap this holiday season with a bit of colour using your die cutting machine! She has put together some amazing designs that you can recreate for your gifts. Die cutting is such a great idea! // via Hobby Craft Blog
7. Brushstroke Gift Wrap
This idea just shows how easy it is to spruce up plain wrapping paper. You’ll find 3 more neat designs inside as well! // via Almost Makes Perfect
8. Gold Leaf Marbled Wrap
Such a creative gift wrapping idea that turned into a beautiful piece of art. This would be my favorite. Isn’t it stunning? // via The Lovely Drawer
9. Paint Splatter
Here’s an easy but super chic DIY paint splatter gift wrap paper tutorial that you should definitely try this holiday season. The big bow ribbons will really make it stand out amongst the rest. // via Song of Style
10. Washi Tape Wrapping Paper
With washi tape, you can turn any gift box or brown paper package into something to talk about. If you’re a washi tape lover, you probably already a good enough collection to use for your presents. You can find all kinds of washi tape designs at your local craft store. // via Brit.co
Which gift wrap design(s) do you love the best? Share your thoughts by commenting below!
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