Fun and Creative Ideas for Wrapping and Tagging Christmas Presents, Birthday Gifts and more.
Gift giving is no longer just about the present inside, is it? No way, the wrapping and presentation of that special gift is almost as important these days.
Sure, there are lots of pretty and colorful store bought paper and tags but why not do something a little more special and fun?
So, I went in search of unique and creative ways for wrapping and tagging your presents that go beyond the norm from hand sewn gift bags to homemade wrapping papers.
There is even a special gift wrap idea for kids that is super cool. The first section is all about the wrapping. You can find the DIY gift tags at the bottom of the post.
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DIY Gift Wrap Ideas
DIY Mini Christmas Stocking Gift Card Holder
These adorable little Christmas Stockings are the perfect size to hold a Gift Card
Custom Cardstock Gift Box
This tutorial shows you how to create handmade gift boxes using colorful and patterned scrapbooking paper
Upcycled Sweater Gift Bag Wine Sleeve
Repurpose those old, ugly sweaters into fun gift bags for wine bottles
DIY Recycled Paper Gift Bow
Recycle old catalog and magazine pages into colorful gift bows
DIY Felt Envelopes for Gift Cards
Here is a festive way to make a custom envelope for a gift card. Not just for Christmas gifts either. Simply change the color of your fabric and ribbon!
Kraft Paper and Jute Gift Wrap
A super simple, yet elegant way to wrap a Christmas or Birthday Present using brown craft paper, jute string and some ornaments.
Gift Wrap Ideas for Men
Here’s a fun nautical theme gift wrap idea for him!
DIY Paper Gift Box
These elegant little handmade gift boxes are perfect for wrapping a small item like jewelry.
Easy Snowflake Gift Decoration Idea
These cute snowflake cut-outs can also double as a fun gift tag
Easy Sew Drawstring Gift Bag
The beauty of these fabric gift bags is that you can make them to fit presents of any size from very small to extra large.
Reindeer Gift Bag Idea
This DIY gift bag is a super cute way to wrap a wine bottle for a hostess gift.
Tie Dye Wrapping Paper
Make your own patterned wrapping paper with dye! Great for Christmas but you can also customize your paper to the occasion.
Sponge Stamped Homemade Wrapping Paper
Sponge stamping is a great way you can make customized wrapping paper for any holiday or occasion.
Air Force Flight Suit Gift Wrap Idea for Kids
What kid wouldn’t absolutely love to get a Birthday or Christmas present wrapped up like an Air Force Flight Suit?
by Organized 31
Homemade Holiday Crackers
Holiday Crackers give an old world feel to your gift wrapping. They are perfect for wrapping a small gift or you can use them for a decoration or gift tag.
Furoshiki Gift Wrap with Old T Shirts
Furoshiki gift wrapping allows you to wrap up your gift in upcycled gift wrap and reuse it year after year.
Monogrammed Homemade Gift Wrap
Eco Friendly and Green Gift Wrapping Ideas
Here are a bunch of environmentally friendly gift wrapping ideas from using mason jars as well as this present wrapped in a fun Christmas towel.
DIY Gift Tag Ideas
Stained Glass Sharpie Gift Tags
These cool faux stained glass gift tags would also make fun Christmas tree ornaments.
Handmade Canning Lid Gift Tag
Here is a great idea for a custom gift tag that uses upcycled canning lids and of course, glitter!
Personalized Photo Gift Tags and Decoration
A great way to personalize a Christmas present or Birthday gift is with photo gift tags
by Lovely Etc.
DIY Postage Stamp Gift Tags
Here is a creative way to upcycle and re-use old postage stamps into handmade gift tags.
Upcycled Fabric Gift Tags
You can repurpose colorful fabric scraps into personalized gift tags with this fun tutorial.
Repurposed Denim Gift Tag
Instead of throwing out your old blue jeans, why not upcycled and repurpose them into fun, personalized tags for presents?
Faux Knit Mitten Gift Tag
What a super cute way to make a fun gift tag! This looks like knitting but is much simpler so don’t think you have to know how to knit to make this tag.
Christmas Ornament Gift Bag
I love this simple gift bag sewing project that uses inexpensive, white broadcloth fabric.
I hope you found some fun ideas for your own gifts. And, as always, if you have a fun idea, please leave it in the comments below!