17 Creative Wrapped Gift & Packaging Tutorials


How to make creatively wrapped gift and presents this holiday season that are sure to impress!  These DIY wrap tutorials are perfect for flat boxes, gift bags, and all types of packaging even if you’re shipping your gifts.  I hope they inspire you to add some extra homemade love to each of your wrapped gifts this holiday season.

There are 124 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

1.  Felt Flower Tutorial {Christmas Gift Wrap} ~ Instead of ribbons and bows, create some festive felt flowers to dress up your Christmas Packages.  You can even attach a string so that the gift wrap can double as a Christmas ornament.

Wrapped Gifts

2.  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 Wrap

DIY Wrap

3.  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.

4.  Christmas Tags & Ties ~ Add some sparkle and pizzazz to your wrapped packages by adding doilies, yarn pom poms, baker’s twine, jingle bells or paddle wire with pretty beads and pearls.  It’s so simple yet so pretty!

5.  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}

Creative Wrap

Creative Wrapping

6.  Kraft Paper Wraps – What lovely wrapped gifts!  You too can wrap yours like this.  It’s amazing what you can do to spruce up kraft paper with punches, jute twine, and $1 ribbon.

Felt Gift Wrap
7.  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.

8.  School Bulletin Gift Wrap ~ These candy colored vintage inspired wrapped gifts are fabulous!  Danielle visited her local school supply store and purchased bulletin board paper (a big score because it’s wider than normal wrapping paper) and the scalloped border trims.  For more color and flair she added vintage ribbons.

Flat Boxes

Flat Boxes

9.  Garnished Gift Boxes ~ I am sick when I think about how many of those Laughing Cow Cheese containers I’ve thrown away!  I could have supplied a small army with these beautiful boxes.  Annie also shows you step by step how to create the felt flowers.

DIY Wrap

10.  Paper Sequins ~ I just adore these paper sequins!  You can make them using a round paper punch, cut two sizes of circles out of three similar colors of card stock.  Thread the circles together and wrap around your box.  Beautiful!

Gift Bags

DIY Gift Bags

11.  Christmas Masking Tape {Printable Washi Tape} ~ If you love the look of the super popular washi tape, but don’t have enough space in your craft room for rolls and rolls of the stuff, this free printable from Funkytime will allow you to get the look of washit tape using your own printer.  Print the designs on mailing labels and you will be able to wrap your gifts with the look of washi tape without having to order the Japanese masking tape.

DIY Gift Bags
12.  Printable Christmas Gift Bags ~ Looking for another wrapping alternative? How about some printable gift bags?!  These bags are easy and cute, and some cute ribbon adds just the right touch.

Homemade Wrapping Paper

Washi Wrapping Paper {Christmas Gift Wrap}

13.  Washi Wrapping Paper {Christmas Gift Wrap} ~ 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.

Book Page Wrap

14.  Wrapping with Book Pages ~ Using book pages gives your decor a whole new dimension.   Make flowers for garland, let the kids make a paper chain, wrap gifts, make envelopes and more.

Printable Wrapping Paper

Printable Wrapping Paper

15.  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 Wrapping Paper

16.  Pink Christmas Wrapping Paper {free printable} ~ Download and print the free wrapping paper and coordinating tags for free.  The wrapping paper includes the candy stripe paper, chevron paper, Christmas trees paper, mod poinsettia paper and candy canes paper.  Score!

Dove Wrapping Paper

17.  Dove Christmas Wrap & Tags ~ The color palette of red, green and chocolate brown are fantastic for Christmas!  Simply download and print this beautiful wrapping paper and tags (English and Afrikaan is available).

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Thanks Ladies. I just adore these homemade gift ideas! Feel free to grab my “I was featured on Tip Junkie” blog button. You earned it! {knuckle bumps}

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If you love these homemade tutorials– then you’ll find a THOUSAND more just as creative over on the Tip Junkie Christmas and Homemade Gifts site!

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  1. So beautiful and original ideas to wrap the presents for Christmas. I’ll try some. Keep the good work:)

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