Top 10 Gift Wrapping Ideas – DIY

I hope you are all excited and are all in the final stages of getting all your Christmas presents! If not, hurry up, Christmas day is here in a week! I have only a few to get now, the most important one,for my boyfriend, has been sorted for a month now. Phew! Now it’s mainly my boyfriends family. I’ll be seeing my family in January, so I still have a bit of time to think about what lovely surprises I’ll be getting for them!

Nevertheless, I’m hoping it will be all sorted on the weekend, so it’s a very good time to start thinking how to wrap them all! I like to be creative and come up with amazing new ideas. I always get my inspiration from Pinterest….do you get the feeling sometimes that Pinterest is like your second best friend? Always on my phone! Well, back to wrapping christmas presents. I try to be original, but sometimes it just comes from combining ideas from others or improving, renovating them up to my standards.

I believe the Christmas experience is not just about exchanging presents. It’s all part of the amazing atmosphere, decorating a Christmas tree with your family or friends, coming up with brilliant ideas for presents, eating dinner together around the table and for me it’s about wraping presents as well.

So I just thought I’d share with you some amazing ideas on how to embellish the wrapping paper you’ve bought or come up with your own! Nicely wrapped presents can set the whole tone underneath your Chistams tree. With your creativity you can add a final personal touch to presents and show you really care! And a nicely wrapped gift is like giving two in one!

Idea No. 1

 I love burlap! I could use it all the time, not just for decorating Christmas presents but look at it, it’s just so simple but yet beautiful.

Idea No. 2

Have you already bought your wrapping paper? Don’t worry, you can still personalise it with tree branches or any other product of nature 😉

Idea No. 3

Hey, this idea is not just environmentally friendly but it’s also unbelievably pretty! Newspaper by itself wouldn’t be nice but add the final touch with a ribbon or  string and you’ve got yourself original wrapping paper really cheap!

Idea No. 4

 Every single one of us likes to be spoilt most of the time, isn’t that right? These presents represent luxury!

Idea No. 5

Why do I love this gift wrapping idea? Can you be more personal!? No, I don’t think so!

Idea No. 6

This one must be one of my favourites! It’s just so cute. These presents are literally embollished, don’t you think? Kind of like a jewel among presents! 

Idea No. 7

I think red is the colour of Christmas. Well, red and green to be exact. Have a look at these amazing ideas on how to improve a “boring” gift!

Idea No. 8

Are you giving wine or any other alcohol as a present? Why don’t you wrap it nicely rather than using a bought bag?

Idea No. 9

This idea is pretty original, don’t you think? I’ve never received a present wrapped with a cloth! I’ll be sure trying this idea this year!

And the last picture, haha, don’t worry, I’m not trying to be all 50 shades, but it’s Christmas, seems like a perfect time to surprise your boyfriend (as long as you are over 16 (UK) understood!).

Idea No. 10

I find this one so beautiful. Dried fruits and Christmas presents just complete each other. What do you think?

My own wrapping idea

I would like to share with you my own Christmas wrapping idea that I used last year. I started making handmade soaps last year so I had to come up with a nice package that would compliment them. What do you think, did I do a good job?

If you are intrigued where to get instructions, visit my Pinterest and click on the relevant picture. It will get you to the original website! None of these images are mine, apart from the last one!


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  1. December 20, 2013 / 7:51 am

    Great wrapping ideas! Love personalized wrappings. I'm also following you on Pinterest!

    Jasmine For a Real Woman

    • December 20, 2013 / 1:07 pm

      Thank you Jasmine! I spent way too much time on Pinterest. But I call it healthy addiction as a lot of good ideas comes from it 😉

    • December 28, 2013 / 2:43 pm

      Thank you Kayla! It took me ages to find the right ones so I'm glad you like them x

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