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Gift Wrapping {Ideas, Tips & Tricks!}

by | Dec 17, 2015 | Christmas, Christmas Decorating, Decorating Inspiration | 6 comments

* * * Gather Inspiration * * *

Gift Wrapping {Ideas, Tips & Tricks!}

DIY Flora Fauna Gift Wrapping Tutorial from Once Wed

Gift Wrapping {Ideas, Tips & Tricks!}

Add a personal touch from City Farmhouse

Gift Wrapping {Ideas, Tips & Tricks!}

Creative ways to wrap gift cards via A Beautiful Mess

Gift Wrapping {Ideas, Tips & Tricks!}

Free Printable Chalkboard Wrapping Paper and Gift Tags from Ella Claire

Gift Wrapping {Ideas, Tips & Tricks!}

Use scraps for creative gift wrapping / A Beautiful Mess

Gift Wrapping {Ideas, Tips & Tricks!}
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, Tips & Tricks!}

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! * * *


  1. Linda Stoll

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

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


  2. Kari

    Beautiful packaging!

  3. Amy

    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!!!

  4. Sarah Bowman

    These are gorgeous. I’m a sucker for cute giftwrap. :)

  5. Jenny Andres

    Thanks for posting this awesome stuff. I’m now so inspired to get my pretty gift. :)


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