20 Gift Wrapping Ideas {paper crafts}


Here’s how to make beautiful and creatively wrapped gift and presents this holiday season that the recipient will swoon over!  These DIY wrap tutorials are perfect for  gift bags, flat boxes, and all types of packaging even if you plan on shipping your gifts.  {score}  I hope the tutorials and ideas inspire you to add some extra homemade love and bling to each of your wrapped gifts this holiday season.

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Gift Wrapping Ideas {paper crafts}

There are 106 Wrapped Gift tutorials  over on the Tip Junkie Creative Community if you’’re looking how to make even more with great pictured instructions.

Wrapped Gift

Wrapped Gift

1.  Fresh Take on Holiday Present Wrapping {DIY Christmas} ~ Here is a great post with a couple uniquely beautiful wrapping ideas! One idea used fresh greenery and the other old black and white photos. Both will look fabulous under the Christmas tree!

2.  DIY Holiday Gift Wrap ~ Learn how to make yarn pom poms and accordion fans to embellish your packages.  A terrific project while you are watching a movie.  {wink}Wrapped Gifts 3.  Natural Gift Wrap ~ This lovely wrapping is a gift in and of itself.  If I got a package that was wrapped this pretty, I wouldn’t even care what was on the inside.  In fact, I may not even want to open it.  Step-by-step instructions show you how to make your gifts this beautiful.

DIY Christmas Wrap

4.  DIY Christmas Wrap ~ The simplicity of this wrapping paper is simply gorgeous.  This tutorial shows you how you can decorate plain Kraft paper with paint and stencils.  Add some fresh tree clippings for a unique topper.

DIY Wrap

DIY Wrap

5.  Furoshiki Gift Wrap ~ Imagine origami, but simpler and more useful. Furoshiki wraps can be used to easily and elegantly wrap holiday and birthday gifts, and offerings for party hosts. Gift Bags6.  Fabric Gift Bags ~ These simple fabric bags are perfect for wrapping up a Christmas gift or party favor.  You could also use bright fabric and use this idea for birthday gifts.

Creative Wrap

DIY Paper Straw Snoflake7.  Paper Straw Snowflakes ~ Isn’t this snowflake absolutely darling?  It makes a fabulous present topper or could be made larger to hand on a front door this winter.

Creative Wrap

8.  Simple Holiday Gift Wrapping Ideas ~ Package your Christmas gifts in handmade style this year with a few simple + inexpensive ideas using items from your stash. Paper, twine, vintage labels, paper doilies and a circle punch are all you’ll need to beautify the gifts under your tree this year.

Christmas Wrap Ideas

9.  Christmas Wrap Ideas ~ Four unique gift wrapping ideas using felt, yarn pom poms doilies and bakers twine.Felt Gift Wrap10.  Creative Gift Wrap ~ These dimensional felt package toppers are adorable yet simple to make!  Follow the pictured instructions to make the Holly Topper, Scarf Wrap and a Santa Mustache stick.

DIY Wrap

11.  Washi Wrapping Paper ~ Use strips of Japanese Washi Masking Paper to decorate plain white wrapping paper. The paper can then be scanned and reprinted to make as much wrapping paper as you need.  Create fun and personalized designs for all of your Christmas gifts.

Creative Gift Wrap

12.  Deer Head Gift Wrap ~ Simple and fun ways to incorporate a Silhouette deer head into your holiday gift wrap.  Perfect to use with kraft paper.

Sweater Gift Wrap

13.  Sweater Gift Wrap ~ Pull out your dated wool sweaters to wrap your Christmas gifts this holiday season.  Simply cut the sleeves off to make bands for the packages.

Gift Bags

Gift Bag DIY

14. Christmas Gift Bag ~ Add black and white photographs to your holiday gift wrap for a personalized look.  It’s so simple yet so beautiful!

Homemade Wrapping Paper

DIY Wrapping Paper

15.  DIY Wrapping Paper ~ On first glance it appears that the package was wrapped in real cedar branches.  It’s not.  You can create custom gift wrap by making photo copies.  {smiling}

Homemade Gift Wrap 16.  DIY Polka Dot Wrapping Paper ~ Make your Christmas super crafty by creating your own wrapping paper with cute white polka dots. DIY Wrap 17.  Fine Print Newspaper Wrap ~ You may have seen newspaper repurposed as wrapping before, but Murnane’s blossoming topper — which sprouts striped ribbons — keeps this classic current.  Follow the link for even more gift wrapping ideas.

Printable Wrapping Paper

Printable Wrapping Paper 18.  Doilies Kraft Wrapping Paper {free printable} ~ This printable doily wrapping paper is not only beautiful, but versatile.  You could use it for almost any occasion.  There are two options to download and print, vertical doilies or round doilies.  Add some baker’s twine and a pine branch or decorative ribbon to finish the package.

Printable Gift Wrap

19.  Urban Holiday Gift Wrap ~ Different shades of and patterns of green are perfect for Christmas!  Simply download and print this beautiful wrapping paper that’s available in three patterns, chevron forest, retro star and faux bois.

Kraft & Tartan Plaid {printable gift wrap}

20.  Kraft & Tartan Plaid {printable gift wrap} ~ Tartan plaid, polka dots and trees on kraft paper are fantastic decor for a rustic Christmas wrap!  Simply download and print this beautiful wrapping paper.

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