Wrap like a Pro for Christmas!
Add some fun to gifting by wrapping your presents creatively. If you love crafting, then you will probably want to personalize presents for Christmas. Make your kids' presents extra special by transforming them into festive characters. They can be worked into your Christmas decor as they sit under the tree - especially if you turn them into Snowman Gift Towers or magical trees. You can really display your creative flair with these ideas, the problem you will have is choosing your favorite.
Snowmen Gift Towers
Snowmen Gift Towers
With just some white wrapping paper and craft paper you can turn boxed gifts into snowmen! This is particularly great of you have boxes of different sizes, but if you don't you can put your gifts into different sized boxes as a clever decoy.
To recreate this idea, you'll need white, red and green paper. Turn one set of gifts into Santa Claus, another into a snowman and the third one into the Grinch. This is great if you have several children to give gifts to, and they will each get their own personalized gift tower.
If you want to make brown paper more interesting, transform it into a reindeer with red pom poms and a black sharpie marker. You could make other creatures this way too for example make penguins from white and black paper.
What a great way to make your gifts part of the decor. What is really adorable is the festive lights wrapped around each of the gift tower trees. Alternate with silver and green shiny paper to make a whole forest of tree towers.
Gift Present Bear
Gift Present Bear
To make this super cute bear, begin by wrapping the gift in the brown paper. Cut two ears and four paws from the paper, and a nose from the white paper and small circles pink paper for the cheeks. Using glue, attach these pieces to the front of the gift. Use the sharpie to draw on the eyes, nose and mouth. Then you can add a smaller gift for the bear to hold.
Theme all of their gifts with reindeer wrapping. All you need is brown paper and then some craft paper to make the details such as antlers.
If you are gifting cookies, try wrapping them in brown paper bags and add a snowflake for this perfectly winter themed gift wrap idea. Finish with a red and white check bow.
Liven up brown paper by using washi tape to make trees. Washi tape comes in all sorts of patterns and colors, so you can really go to town with this idea. Little gift tags could be made in the same manner on card to match the gift.
For a cute stocking stuffer, why not wrap their candy bars to disguise them as cute festive characters. Purchase a their favorite chocolate bars and make penguin, santa and snowman wrappers for them using card.
Red and brown paper are used to make these adorable Santa belts. You can wrap all sorts of gifts with this idea and its so easy to do but yet it looks very effective.
Make a selection of cute animals such as a tiger, reindeer, or puppy. They're easy to make and kids will love them. Just use colored paper in the color of your animal and use scissors to snip out the pieces you need from colored paper.
Give Christmas gift wrap a vintage look with beads added along with ribbon. Other items you may want to consider include, mini candy canes and even mini jingle bells.
A neat idea to wrap shoe boxes is to disguise them as elves. The bottom of the box is wrapped in green, while the lid is covered with red paper. Finsh by adding a black belt and gold buckle made from card.
This such a cute little holiday favor box! You'll need red paper to cover your gift for this idea. You can add the brick ridges using a dark red sharpie marker.
Elaine Byers (author) on October 27, 2020:
Thank you so much!
Preeti from India on October 26, 2020:
Elaine Byers (author) on September 14, 2020:
Thank you Karla! :)
Karla Taylor from Blackpool on September 14, 2020:
I'm going to share this article for you on my Christmas Facebook page with 3.2k followers :)