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Creative Gift Wrap Ideas That Will Take Your Gifts to the Next Level

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Black Friday is over and it’s time to start wrapping all those gifts you bought!  I put together some really creative Gift Wrap Ideas for you to take your gift wrapping to the next level!

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If you are stopping by from Create and Find then WELCOME!  Isn’t Melissa’s blog amazing?  I know that you found a ton of ideas there but I hope you find a ton of gift wrap ideas here that will inspire you to get creative this season!

If you are anything like me then you want your gifts under the tree to coordinate and at the same time make the person you are giving the gift too excited to open it.

I hope you get some great ideas here to make your gift wrapping fun, creative, and special!

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Gift Wrap Ideas

diy gift wrap ideas using mod lodge and confetti

Mod Podge Rocks Blog

This is great because you can use any colors you want!  Just by using mod podge, Amy was able to dress up plain wrapping paper to make it very colorful!

diy gift wrap ideas using a christmas tree stay and brown craft paper

Making Manzanita

You will see a theme here, craft paper is a very popular paper used in wrapping.  It’s wonderful because you can dress it up however you want!  In this case, Chelsea stamped little Christmas trees all over the gift!

diy gift wrap ideas, how to coordinate all your packages even thought there are different papers with using a coordinating color

DIY Beautify

In this case, Cindy is all about using a coordinating color on all her gifts.  Red is the theme here.  she used it in the ribbon and paper so all the gifts tied together.  And I love these cute tags too!

diy gift wrap ideas using dollar store finds

Make and Do Crew

Ah, the good ole dollar store.  What would we do without it?!  Jess hit up the dollar store and used some things from nature to dress up that boring craft paper.

DIY Gift Wrap Ideas, a gift wrapped like Santa's red suit

Dream a little Bigger

Allison got really creative here.   This is just red paper, black ribbon and a belt buckle cut out of paper.  Check out the full tutorial, this is just such a cute idea!

DIY Gift Wrap Ideas here is printable christmas wrapping paper

DIY Candy

Amy has hit the ball out of the park with this paper!  You can literally download it from her.  She created it as a printable from her website and it is so pretty don’t you think?  I am downloading as we speak!

Gift Bag Ideas

diy gift wrap ideas cfreating a homemade Santa sac and others with craft paper

Polka Dot Chair

Melissa is super creative.  She sewed this Santa gift bag and I just love the drawings she did on the craft paper.  The pom-pom instead of a ribbon is super cute too!

diy gift wrap ideas, making a gift bag from wrapping paper

Designer Trapped

Here Tasha took regular old wrapping paper and created a gift bag from it!  I would never have thought of doing that but it is a great idea!  Now all the gifts can coordinate with each other perfectly!

Unique Gift tags and other embellisments

diy gift wrap ideas using burlap

Love create Celebrate

Lindi and Russell are using burlap to its fullest here.  Using it like ribbon, creating bows and I love the twine wrapping too.  Again, can you notice the craft paper, it’s super popular and super versatile.

diy farmhouse gift wrap using buffalo check pattern

My Family Thyme

Lynne created a farmhouse-style look with her gift wrap here.  I love how she used craft paper and added the buffalo check.  And the tags are super cute!  I love the addition of the natural touch with the holly and boxwood clippings.

diy gift wrap ideas using solid color paper and sprigs of pine

Love Create Celebrate

They did it again!  Lindi and Russell are killing it here with the solid color paper and contrasting ribbon with a touch of nature!  This one might be my favorite!

diy gift wrap ideas using homemade vintage gift tags.

Satori Design for Living

Shauna created a vintage glam look with her gift tags.  You can go super simple on the wrappings but jazz it up with the type of tags you use.  She gives a complete tutorial on how to create this look.

DIY gift wrap ideas with home made tags

Nourish and Nestle

Lynn created a great-looking package by using creative tags and gingerbread ornaments.  You can easily take your gift wrapping up a notch by adding a pretty ornament to the ribbon where the tag is.  It’s like giving two gifts!

diy gift wrap ideas using solid color paper and a gold marker with coordinating ribbon

Atta Girl Says

I wish I had the talent to be able to write as prettily as Amy does!  Mine would never look that good! 😂 I lvoe the gold with the black, go glamorous and the snowflake makes it very festive!

diy gift wrap ideas using paper as accents on different packages

The Happy Housie

One unique thing you can do is to combine gift wrap, just use one on another in more of a ribbon manner.  Then add ribbon, that’s what Krista did and its amazing!  It’s all about the layers here, and the textures.

diy gift wrap ideas with creative fabric bows

Live Laugh Rowe

Simple and stunning is what Kelly created here.  Notice the craft paper…..I told you it was the thing!!!!  I just love the way she dressed up the craft paper.  This is so elegant.  Nice job Kelly!!!!

diy gift wrap ideas using craft paper and string, twine, and pom moms

The Southern Couture

Bethany followed along the same line here, beautiful and simple.  I love how she just wrote on the gift who it’s for and the polka dots on the other one!  So cute!!!

diy gift wrap ideas using washi tape

Create Craft Love

Washi tape is one of the coolest things ever invented!  You can do so much here and Jill creates such whimsical gifts by using washi tape!  I love it!

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Well, I hope you are inspired to create some of your own Creative Gift Wrap Ideas!  I know that I am taking a few ideas from several of these photos.

If you haven’t stopped over at Create and Find to see what Melissa put together you totally need to check it out!  You can find it {HERE}.

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Thursday 29th of November 2018

That's a great round-up Wendy! Love it


Thursday 29th of November 2018

Thank you so much Natalie!

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