Gift Wrapping {Ideas, Tips & Tricks!}

* * * Gather Inspiration * * *

Unique Gift Wrapping Idea - Flora and Fauna - Tutorial by Once Wed

DIY Flora Fauna Gift Wrapping Tutorial from Once Wed

Polaroid Gift Wrap Idea - City Farmhouse

Add a personal touch from City Farmhouse

Creative Ways to Wrap Gift Cards - A Beautiful Mess

Creative ways to wrap gift cards via A Beautiful Mess

Free Printable Chalkboard Wrapping Paper and Gift Tags - Ella Claire

Free Printable Chalkboard Wrapping Paper and Gift Tags from Ella Claire

Use Scraps for Creative Gift Wrapping - Colorful Gifts - A Beautiful Mess

Use scraps for creative gift wrapping / A Beautiful Mess

Kraft Paper Burlap and Boxwood Wreath Gift Wrap - Craftberry Bush
Ideas for festive embellishments from Craftberry Bush

 See 6 more DIY Gift Wrap Ideas here!

* * * Learn Helpful Tips * * *

How to add tissue to a gift bag – (watch video, above)

Creative fix for when you are short on wrapping paper (find the solution in the video, above)

How to make a fancy bow (tutorial in the video above!)

* * * Gather Your DIY Gift Wrapping Tools * * *

If you don’t have these supplies in your home, you might want to pick them up so you’ll be ready to go both for Christmas wrapping and the year ahead!

Here’s my list of ‘gift-wrap essentials’ that will help speed up your process and make your gifts simply beautiful.

Gift Wrapping Ideas - The Inspired Room

1. Graphite Lace Gift Wrap // 2. Kraft Paper Gift Wrap // 3. Paper Grocery Bags // 4. Washi Tape // 5. Washi Tape // 6. Gold Washi Tape // 7. Handband Pre-Cut Tape // 8. Iridescent Ribbon // 9. Natural Pre-Tied Bow // 10. Jute Twine // 11. Black Baker’s Twine // 12. Stickers and Labels // 13. Kraft Labels // 14. White paint pen (these are great for writing on kraft paper, black gift wrap, or chalkboard gift tags) // 15. Gold paint pen

We have a huge round-up of free printable gift tags here!

* * * Happy Wrapping! * * *

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  1. OH … that gift card in a snow globe!!!

    Precious! The answer to my gift wrapping dilemma. Thanks, Melissa!

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  2. Those scrap-wrapped gifts, -wow. So pretty. And ribbons ribbons ribbons … my wrapping mantra~

  3. Beautiful packaging!
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  4. Thank you for posting the Hallmark video on getting tissue to look pretty in a gift bag! I’ve never been able to get mine to look nice – now I know how!!!

  5. These are gorgeous. I’m a sucker for cute giftwrap. :)
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  6. Thanks for posting this awesome stuff. I’m now so inspired to get my pretty gift. :)

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