Holiday Gift Wrap Inspiration: Last Minute DIY Ideas

I’m just about ready to head out for the holidays!  But first – a quick round up with some last minute DIY holiday gift wrap ideas for those of you who feel like getting crafty this holiday season!

Top Row: Washi tape gift wrap via The Sweetest Occasion; Second Row: Present and Correct via Design Sponge; Printable gift tags from Lovely Design; Pipe cleaner tutorial by The House that Lars Built and eLove Photography via Oh Happy Day; Third Row: Printable gift tags from The Black Apple; Eat Drink Chic; Bottom Row: Washi tape via Sarah Hearts; Wine bottle wrap via Grey Likes Weddings

Top Row: Printable gift tags from Brooklyn Limestone; Typographic gift wrap via Man Made; Middle Row: Printable gift tags by Julia Rothman via Design Sponge; Grey Likes Weddings; Glitter clothespins via Creature ComfortsBottom Row: Ellinee; DIY bow via How About Orange

Clockwise from top left: Creature Comforts (1 + 2); Shopping bag gift wrap via A Creative Mint; Upcycled gift wrap via Craftzine; Natascha Rosenberg gift tags; Rubber stamp gift wrap by Ink + Wit via Design Sponge

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Holiday Gift Wrap Inspiration, Part 3

Now that you’ve selected your holiday cards, it’s time to turn our attention back to one of my favorite subjects – gift wrap!  Last week I rounded up a few of my favorite wrapping paper sources (here and here), and today I’ve got a few more to share.  And since I adore ribbon any time of year, I had to include a round up of my favorite ribbons and twines for the holiday season!

Clockwise from top left: Washi tape gift wrap via Wishy Washy (we’ll have more washi tape gift wrap ideas next week!); Gift tag by Hooray Design Co.; Kid Icarus; Field Guide Design; Dutch Door Press; Dear Hancock; Chevron gift tag by One Plus One Design

Clockwise from top left: Angela Liguori cotton ribbon; Twine and green velvet ribbon from Anthropologie; Fa La La ribbon from Paloma’s Nest; Airmail twine from Bespoke Letterpress; Custom calligraphy cotton ribbon from Paperfinger; Yarn and gray velvet ribbon from Anthropologie 

Check back soon for a bit more holiday gift wrap inspiration (gift tags!)

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New Giveaway – Holiday Gift Wrap from Felt + Wire!

So while we’re on the subject of holiday gift wrap inspiration – I have a fun new giveaway for you!   The folks at Felt + Wire and Midori are offering a selection of gift wrap and ribbon to one lucky reader, including a beautiful red and white striped ribbon, green dupioni silk ribbon, midnight blue paisley gift wrap, and beautiful black and gold rose gift wrap!  For those of you who like to get creative when wrapping gifts, the handmade rolled gift wrap features a thick texture that can be ironed and sewn.  Fun!

To enter, simply visit Midori at Felt + Wire to browse their collection of gift wrap and ribbon.  Then come back here and leave a comment with your favorite wrap and ribbon combination!  We’ll chose a winner randomly, and you’ll have until 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, December 9 to enter – bonne chance!

Photo Credits: Midori/Felt + Wire

Holiday Gift Wrap Inspiration, Part 2

For those of you who like a bit of color and pattern in your gift wrap, this round up is for you!  These designs include hand drawn illustrations, fun spots and polka dots, geometric shapes, and floral patterns – even colorful and reusable fabric gift wrap.  Something for everyone!

Clockwise from top right: Little houses wrapping paper by placed; Furoshiki fabric wrap by Chewing the Cud; Floral gift wrap by Banquet Atelier & Workshop; Trio of gift wrap from Snow & Graham; Faux bois gift wrap via Paper Source; Polka dot gift wrap from Anthropologie.

Clockwise from top right: Mr. Boddington’s Studio via Neither Snow; Wood gift tags by Paloma’s Nest; Forma; Ink + Wit; Emily Hogarth

p.s. Broadway Paper also has an amazing gift wrap selection; both rolled and sheet papers, which you can browse online right here.

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Holiday Gift Wrap Inspiration, Part 1

Before we jump back into holiday cards, I thought I’d take a quick moment to round up some of my favorite sources for wrapping paper and other gift trimmings.  I don’t know about you, but for me wrapping and decorating a package is half of the fun of giving a gift – at any time of the year.  So if you’re on the lookout for pretty wrapping paper, ribbon, twine, and gift tags, please read below – and I’ll have a few more to share a bit later!

Clockwise from top: Gift wrap and tags by Rifle Paper Co; Letterpress gift wrap by Starshaped Press; Double sided offset gift wrap from Smock; Anthropologie

Bespoke Letterpress has a wonderful collection of double sided gift wrap in fun patterns – polka dots! chevron stripes! – along with gift tags and twine.

Check back soon for some more fun gift wrap inspiration – and a fun giveaway!

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*Smock and Starshaped Press are some of my fab­u­lous spon­sors; for more on my edi­to­r­ial poli­cies please click here.