Articles in: Christmas wrapping ideas

DIY Décor Creative Gift Wrapping: Adding Color and Sparkle

Posted by: on December 3rd, 2012 | One Comment

A DIY Christmas gift wrap collection using orange twine, builders paper and silver contact paper

Gift wrapping is one of those things that some people absolutely love and some people couldn’t care less about. I personally look forward to wrapping, and love to create a cohesive “look” for all of the presents under the tree. I love coming up with creative gift wrapping by using one particular type of wrapping and ribbon. It’s also possible to create a unified feel by repeating colors throughout each gift.

In the Christmas gift wrap collection I created above, I used only a few materials for each gift — builder’s paper, silver contact paper, jute twine and mason twine — but I accented many of these gifts with some extras.

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DIY Décor: 5 Christmas Wrapping Ideas

Posted by: on November 30th, 2012 | 2 Comments

DIY Decor: Add Some Extra to your Holiday Gift Wrap


Coming up with new Christmas wrapping ideas is one of the fun parts of the holidays. I’ve been experimenting with a gift wrapping in an understated style and palette, starting with plain brown paper packages wrapped up with string (name that musical!), and mixing in some cedar sprigs.

And then I added something extra for fun.

Here’s what I did…

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DIY Décor Christmas Wrapping Ideas: Add Sparkle to Your Gifts with Washer Garland

Posted by: on November 29th, 2012 | 2 Comments

A Christmas gift wrapped in brown paper with DIY garland made from washers and twine


Part of the fun of wrapping presents is coming up with clever Christmas wrapping ideas. I always love to add an unexpected element, whether that’s a DIY tassel, a sprig of greenery, or a shiny element, like the DIY washer garland I made above. With just an inexpensive packet of 1/4 in. washers from The Home Depot hardware aisle and a bit of orange twine, I add a little sparkle to my gift!

Here’s how to make this DIY lock washer garland.

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DIY Décor Christmas Wrapping Ideas: Mini-Garland to Adorn Your Gifts

Posted by: on November 27th, 2012 | 3 Comments

A Christmas gift wrapped in brown paper with a small cedar garland.


This season, one of our favorite ways to give your holiday gifts extra pizzazz is to add some fresh greenery to them! This is similar to one of our other Christmas wrapping ideas – how to craft a tiny mini-wreath.

Now, let’s create a small string of mini-garland!

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DIY Décor Christmas Wrapping Ideas: Adorn Your Holiday Gifts with a Cedar Mini-Wreath

Posted by: on November 26th, 2012 | 7 Comments

Add a tiny mini-wreath to holiday presents | DIY Décor: Wrapping Ideas for Your Holiday Gifts


The wreath is one of the most recognizable icons for the holiday season. We find them in all shapes and sizes, and they’re a lovely addition to any room or entertaining space. While you may not have ever experimented with crafting your own wreath, a tiny mini-wreath might make a great first experiment. It’s a simple 10 minute project that makes a delightful addition to a simply wrapped gift in brown builder’s paper. I think this is one of the best Christmas wrapping ideas you’ll see.

I used the cedar mini-wreath with plain brown paper and twine, creating an understated Christmas presentation in muted brown and evergreen.

Here’s what to do…

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