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Gifts during the holidays often sit under the tree for several days and with gift wrappings provide a first impression. It adds to the anticipation and excitement of opening it up.

Show how much you love someone with a creatively wrapped gift. Impress people with an inexpensive DIY gift wrapping idea. We’ve rounded the best gift wrapping ideas for Christmas that your loved ones will definitely love!

Photo Gift Tag Idea

Make your gift wrap a little more personal with a photo gift tag. It’s one way to show how much you appreciate the receiver and look back on memories you’ve spent together.

Get the tutorial at  Inspired by Charm

Cardboard Box Snowman Idea

Get a little playful and design your gift wrap as a snowman. This works best if your gift is many or huge.

Get the tutorial at Smart School House

Mini Christmas Tree Gift Wrapping Idea

Keep the spirit of Christmas alive with a mini Christmas tree gift wrapping idea.

Get the tutorial at A Piece of Rainbow

Emoji Gift Wrapping Idea

This one’s really cute! Wrap your gifts in emojis and see your loved one’s face light up.

Get the tutorial at Studio DIY

Yarn Wrapping Idea

If you have a lot of yarn lying around the house, you might want to give this idea a try. Get creative and create anything you like. You can use the yarns to create pom poms, a Christmas tree, a letter, or anything for that matter.

Get the tutorial at The Shady Acre

Easy DIY Holiday Paper Bags

I love this idea! It’s really cute and simple to make. All you need are paper bags, an alphabet stamp set, and a hole puncher. This one’s great as a last minute gift wrapping idea. You can use it all year round for birthdays, house warming, weddings and more!

Get the tutorial at The Beauty Dojo

Ready-to-Wear Gift Wrap

Gift wrapping doesn’t only mean paper. You can also use ready to wear clothing. Add in a brooch and you’re giving three gifts in just one.

Christmas Chalkboard Packaging

Found from Going Home to Roost

If you love to draw or customize gift wraps, you might want to try using a black paper roll and some chalk.

Word Puzzle Wrapping Paper

The problem with Christmas wrappers is that you can’t use them for other occasions. But what if I tell you, a universal gift wrapper exists?

Download the free editable printable, custom “word search” gift wrap here

Wrap It In Fabric

Customize your gift with a pretty fabric like these ones. Your loved ones can even reuse the fabric covered container for a few more years.

Get the tutorial at HGTV

Make the Container Part of the Gift

Found from HGTV

Make the container a part of your gift for a practical gift. You can use a pan, bowl, or a tray. You can find a lot of awesome goodies from antique markets and flea markets for hand-painted, handmade, and vintage wares for this gift wrapping idea.

Can It

Found from my design dump

Do you have metal tins or snack tins lying around the house? Gather these and use it to wrap your gifts. To keep the tins from shifting around, you can place a magnet between each.

Tie Gift Box

This one’s perfect for the men in your life. It’s an awesome way to wrap a gift if you or your loved one’s into origami. Simply follow the tutorial at Paper Crave.

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