gift wrapping

Here are 100 cheap, easy and beautiful DIY gift wrapping ideas. Not only is making your own gift wrap thrifty, it is also a great way to personalize your presents and make them one-of-a-kind. You can use what you have in your backyard (pine clippings, pinecones, berries, etc.) and what craft supplies you already have (like burlap, chalkboard paint, acrylic paints)

A lot of the supplies needed for these DIY projects can be found at Dollar Tree. Some examples include:

  • Twine (jute, cotton, red and green twine)
  • Kraft Paper
  • Ribbons (They have a large assortment of Christmas ribbons!)
  • Christmas Gift Wrapping Paper
  • Gift Boxes and Bags (of all shapes and sizes)
  • Burlap
  • Christmas Picks
  • Christmas Pom-Poms
  • Paper Dollies

Materials You May Need:

  • Tacky Glue
  • Glue Pen
  • Hot Glue Gun & Glue Sticks ($3- Walmart)
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Paint Brush ($0.50 – Walmart)
  • X-Acto Knife
  • Ruler

Before you begin your DIY project, you should check out this article: How to Wrap a Gift Perfectly

kraft paper + twine + evergreen sprig + chalkboard clothespins

Brown craft paper + Used book + Utility knife + Alphabet templates

wood ornament + ribbon + black wrapping paper

potato + stamp pad + white wrapping paper

kraft paper + twine + pinecone and evergreen sprigs + snow spray

kraft paper + rope + pine clippings + wood star + chalkboard paint + chalk marker

red and white paper straws + baker’s twine + kraft paper

wood slices + chalkboard paint + chalk + black wrapping paper + evergreen + twine

kraft paper + kraft gift tags + baker’s twine + leaves and pines

jute twine + kraft paper + alphabet stamps and stamp pad + Christmas button

Lint roller + Craft foam + Baker’s twine + Ink pad, green

baker’s twine + kraft paper + pine clippings + paper ring

retro stamped letters + kraft paper + baker’s twine + pine clippings + jingle bell

Trader Joe’s grocery bags + peppermint twine + white gift tags

newspaper + ribbon. Here is how to make the rose: http://www.instructables.com/id/Newspaper-roses/

Twine + Stamp pad + Paper bags + Hole puncher + Alphabet stamps + Green clippings

chalk + twine + chalkboard paper roll

white raffia + kraft paper + scrapbook Christmas stickers

map + red cord + button

Circle wood disks + White glitter + Twigs + White String + Mini Christmas village pieces ($0.74 – Walmart)

fine-tipped pen + three wooden beads + white yarn + ribbon for scarf

cinnamon sticks + white string + washi tape + kraft papers

various stamps + glitter + glue + buttons or other accents + twine + kraft paper

burlap ribbon + twine + free printable banner + craft paper + floral wire + green sprigs

black and white gift wrapping + twine + pinecones and leaves + white acrylic paint (for snow on pinecone) + kraft gift tags

floral holly berries + kraft pape rand gift tag + evergreen clippings + cotton twine

white stamp pad + pencil + ribbon + floral accents + kraft paper

twine + black gift wrapping paper + gold metallic Sharpie

jingle bells + music sheet paper + black ribbon

kraft gift bag + printable music + sprig of evergreen + twine

kraft paper + twine + evergreen + wood rectangle + black Sharpie

paper + white string + kraft paper + star template. Use a paper star garland instead of a ribbon

brown craft paper + cotton twine + white buttons + white printer paper. Here is a tutorial for how to make the snowflake: http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-6-Pointed-Paper-Snowflakes/

kraft paper + brown baking cups + red felt + old book + vinyl letter stickers

Kraft paper + wax paper + fabric remnant + twine + red ribbon + white lace

black butcher paper + white paint pen

gingerbread biscuits + narrow ribbon + kraft and red wrapping paper

Create a collage with PicMonkey and get a large print at Staples Print Shop

Rectangle hole punch + Ribbon + Wrapping paper

Green felt + gold jingle bells + red string + kraft paper

old sweater + ribbon + Christmas pick +
sewing machine

Paper card stock + sewing machine + rubber eraser + stamp pad

washi tape + brown kraft paper

kraft paper + Sharpie

white and black acrylic paints + kraft paper

old shirt + brooch + sewing machine + fabric scissors

Free chalkboard wrapping paper and gift tag printables

wood slices + green felt + twigs + greenery accents + glitter

kraft paper + chalkboard paint + marker + ribbon + snowflake ornament

kraft paper + red ribbon + gold metallic Sharpie

Learn how to tie the perfect bow

red flannel ribbon + burlap + evergreen sprigs + bead

mini pinecones + sprigs + ribbon + whle vintage sheet music + burlap

paper doily + self-adhesive rhinestones + metallic rick-rack + mini pinecone + ribbon

cupcake liners + cotton twine + kraft paper

kraft paper + needle + thread

butcher paper + construction paper + newspaper + twine

Reindeer template is here

white gift paper + twine + mini round ornament

felt + twine + kraft paper

Twine + White card stock
kraft paper

Kraft paper + Tape + Duct tape

newspaper + tape

washi tape + gift wrapping paper + bag handle from shopping bag

wide burlap ribbon + mini pinecones + tinsel

yarn + kraft paper

red felt + red bow

kraft paper + Baker’s twine + mini Pom Poms

kraft paper + small dolly + narrow red ribbon

yarn + pencil eraser + stamp pad + kraft paper

Here is how to make the pom pom

spouncer + glitter + glue + kraft paper

celery + white stamp pad + kraft paper

twine + gold washi tape + kraft star + gold marker + 3/4 inch circle labels + gold paint + gold ribbon + gold thread

burlap + old sweater + ribbon + fabric straps + buttons

magazine + kraft paper

e red foil wrap + plaid ribbon + buttons + white paper

foam board + kraft paper + black pompoms

washi tape + kraft paper + strips of patterned paper

Boxwood stems + 10″ grapevine wreaths + Floral wire

card stock + string + star punch + kraft paper

twigs + thread + kraft paper

fabric + ribbons or other accents

twine + kraft paper + pinecones + holly berry branch + dried fruit + paper dolly

Here is how to make the dried orange slice

chalkboard paper + chalk pen + kraft paper + twine

kraft paper + ribbon twine + tissue paper printed with old-fashioned typewriter type

white gift paper + baker’s twine + paper straws

pipe cleaners + paper straws + beads + snowflake sticker + baker’s twine

paper dollies + kraft paper + string + alphabet stamps and stamp pad

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