Vacation Present Wrap Tips for a Festive Touch

Have you completed your Christmas shopping yet? If you’re like me and you nevertheless have a number of things to check out off your list, no worries. You’ve still got time! Particularly with the support of sources like our 2013 Decoist Holiday Gift Guidebook. But whilst you’re out purchasing, you may possibly as properly select up some gift wrapping supplies this kind of as paper, bows and tags. I have a confession to make: Often I take pleasure in wrapping gifts more than I appreciate picking them out! It’s a chance to genuinely get imaginative, don’t you consider?!…

That’s why right now we present twelve holiday gift wrap ideas that will add a dash of festivity to your Christmas. In truth, some people enjoy wrapping empty boxes for show-only functions. After all, wrapped gifts seem incredible on a tabletop, a holiday mantel, or of program, underneath the tree! Below you’ll uncover some amazing DIY projects, a few gorgeous combinations of wrapping paper and baubles, and some unconventional makes use of for items this kind of as pencil erasers, baking cups and stickers. Get pleasure from!

Colorful and Crafty Gift Wrap Suggestions

We start with a celebration of shade! These concepts are all DIY in nature, which means you can put your own unique touch on each and every completed solution. The Customized Polka Dot Present Wrap beneath showcases an sudden display of confetti-style speckles and festive words. You too can produce the seem with vinyl letters, paint (which you’ll apply with a pencil eraser), and an X-Acto knife to get rid of the letters as soon as the paint has dried. Check out all the project particulars at Brit + Co.:

Polka dot gift wrap

Polka dot present wrap

Feeling dreamy this Christmas? The enchanting gift tag below can be yours with the assist of a free of charge printable. Designed by Amy Moss for Oh Content Day, this quirky embellishment is Moss’ “attempt to channel the broad-eyed wonder that Christmas utilized to inspire in [her] as a child.” We thank you for sharing the wonder with us, Amy! And we also enjoy the star paper on the gift in the image, which could very easily be recreated with some stamps and yellow paint…

Whimsical gift wrap idea

Whimsical present wrap concept

Require an eye-catching bow to prime your gift? Perhaps some thing cute rather than formal? The Washi Tape Bow Tutorial from Vivid Please will show you how to make the striped bows in the following featured image. All you want is washi tape, paper and stickers…

Washi tape gift bow

Washi tape present bow

And speaking of bows, we’re loving the clever use of retailer-purchased present bows showcased below. These Large Bow Present Toppers from A Subtle Revelry are colorful, complete (thanks to some layering), and super effortless to produce with a handful of snips of the scissors:

Holiday gift bow idea

Vacation present bow thought

Present Wrap with Retro Style

Ready to go retro? With numerous of these days’s most well-liked Christmas decorations currently being retro in nature (including my silver tinsel tree), it can make sense that holiday fans would appreciate creating wrapped gifts with a related seem. For a super-fun way to add vintage flair to your Christmas packages, check out out this Snowscape-Wrapped Gift DIY from Oh Content Day. The finished product tends to make a big influence with black wrapping paper, white fabric batting, fake snow and vintage decorations this kind of as bottlebrush trees and reindeer…

Snowscape gift wrap idea

Snowscape gift wrap concept

If you’re seeking for another free of charge printable, this vacation greeting tag and pocket just may be for you. When again developed by Amy Moss (this time for her own blog Eat Drink Chic), the result is a traditional vacation appear that celebrates retro fashion:

Retro-style gift tag and envelope

Retro-style gift tag and envelope

Maintain in mind that certain patterns and colors instantaneously channel a retro vibe. Lattice types, geometric repetition, and prints such as houndstooth search specifically vintage when paired with products that evoke the past. Maintain that in mind when acquiring wrapping paper! And there’s nothing at all like metallic solids in shades such as red and gold… [styled by Danielle]

Colorful Christmas display

Colorful Christmas show

Maintain in thoughts that pastels can also develop a vintage look. The gorgeous spread of gifts beneath was produced by Heather Bullard. We’re loving the mixture of floral paper, eye-catching baubles and an abundance of ribbon. You may even consider ordering vintage embellishments to leading your gifts… [by way of Vintage Indie]

Vintage indie gift wrap idea

Vintage indie present wrap notion

Presents of Silver and Gold

We finish with gifts that celebrate 2 of our favourite colors this season: silver and gold! Combine them, or concentrate on one particular tone, then embellish it with other vivid hues. For example, in this foil baking cup gift wrap tutorial from Hey Search, warm gold and hot pink combine to generate a radiant display of string, sequins, ribbon, baking cups and far more. The important is squishing the center of the baking cups to create a flower shape. The outcome: a festive, contemporary presentation that seems excellent adequate to consume!

Foil baking cup toppers

Foil baking cup toppers

Often it’s as basic as purchasing an assortment of wrapping paper in shades of silver and gold, then embellishing the wrapped gifts with superbly tied ribbon, as shown in this mantel vignette from The Remain at Homeista:

Silver and gold gift wrap

Silver and gold gift wrap

Silver and gold can be shiny and sleek, but this combo also has the electrical power to channel an earthy look, specifically when mixed with shades this kind of as brown. In this delightful image from Kayla Barker Fine Art Photography, we see how like gifts wrapped with paper bag paper can add a rustic seem to a vacation show. Particularly when several ribbons and bows are concerned!

Gold and silver Christmas wrap

Gold and silver Christmas wrap

We finish with a fun idea that instantly caught our attention–greenery frosted with metallic tones. In the silver- and gold-wrapped present below, a bit of evergreen foliage adds a refreshing touch. You can recreate the seem by dipping the greenery in paint, or by dabbing it with glue, then sprinkling with glitter. A lot more particulars at Domaine…

Shimmering greenery on silver and gold

Shimmering greenery on silver and gold

For even far more gift wrap entertaining, examine out this submit on incorporating style to your holiday wrapping… Now that’s a wrap!

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