Learn how to wrap your family and friend’s Christmas gifts with a bit more style and pizzazz than we’re used to. With some easy techniques and inspirational ideas, the presents under the tree will bring a who new meaning to “merry and bright.” Grab some Kraft paper, glitter, scrapbooking supplies, washi tape and a little bit of everything else you love in the craft room to get started. And check out these 30 festive ways to wrap your Christmas gifts this year!
1. Bay Leaves
Daisyley shows us how to use easy materials and create a look that’s surprising and beautiful too. Some baker’s twine and bay leaves can make quite the organic, Christmas style.
2. Cohesive Collection
Check out this gorgeous collection of gifts from Oh So Beautiful Paper and visit to find out how you can put your own spin on the family’s gifts creating a cohesive style that pops!
3. Gumdrop Garland
Start with some white paper and then highlight it with some classic gumdrop garland. You can even get the kids involved with making the garland for your! Thanks DIY Network for the great idea!
4. Paper Flakes
You may just need some red and white baker’s twine and a paper snowflake cutout to get the look you’re envisioning. Check this one out at Little Scandinavian.
5. 3-D Accents
Homelife features these three-dimensional pieces of art that would be a wonderful addition to the Christmas gifts under the tree this year! And they can be used over again or kept as a fun keepsake.
Check out this easy typography idea from ManMade DIY. Use newspaper clippings to make each family member’s name come to life on their gifts!
BHG gives us the tutorial on how to create these super charming snowmen toppers for the kids’ presents. Then they can later be used as ornaments for the tree or stocking charms.
8. Paper Straws
Create a snowflake out of holiday-colored paper straws! It creates quite a grandiose look and tops off any and all gifts quite nicely. Get the details at Centsational Girl.
9. Variety of Bows
The Sweetest Occasion showcases three different ways to top your presents with grace, femininity and a bit of sparkle too! All are quite fashionable but still hold a bit of the season as well.
10. Candy Toppers
Utilize some holiday candy for your Christmas wrapping this year. And use Good Housekeeping on how to incorporate them into the gifts’ theme.
11. Glittered Snowflakes
Paperie Boutique showcased this gorgeous, glittering snowflake idea that would really spruce up the Christmas spirit under the tree in a more modern and sophisticated way.
Hop on over to Craftberry Bush to learn how to recreate these gorgeous wreath toppers for your own family’s presents this year. They look great paired with Kraft paper but also printed ones as well.
13. Glammed Up
Check out this gorgeous collection of gifts over at Boxwood Clippings. Get the details on how to make your own glammed up presents for your family and use outside-the-box odds and ends to highlight.
14. Pine Tree
You may just need some small pine tree branches to make a statement with your gifts this year. Just look at this refined, yet festive idea from Little Scandinavian.
DIY Network shows us how to make these adorable Christmas-inspired gift envelopes made from poster board! Just grab some ribbon as a topper.
16. Washi Tape
Style Logistics features this idea that involves washi tape! You’d be surprised how much more fun and festive your packages will look with a bit of this adorning them.
17. Pink + Red
Pink and red may not seem like the obvious Christmas color pairing but it sure looks festive when adorning a present. Check it out at Baby Center.
18. Reindeer Silhouette
To recreate this look right at home Parties for Pennies found a reindeer outline online, printed it out and started cutting. It’s really that easy, the kids may even want to help out with this one!
DIY Candy allows you to print this worded wrapping paper for free! Decorate the presents under the tree in a unique way with the help of these printables.
20. Ornament Clusters
Use some ornaments and create a small collage on your gifts. Oh Happy Day shows off how to recreate this stunning look after the jump.
21. Santa’s Belt
Create a package modeled after Santa’s clothes – here we have his belt buckle that’s quite easy to replicate. Baby Center has the details on this one too.
22. Family Tag
Download and print the template for these adorable gift tags over at HGTV. Then personalized them yourself with a bit of glitter, tape or even a photo!
23. Winter Scenes
Design Sponge took beautiful winter scene prints and use them to compliment their Christmas gifts. We love the beauty, ease and simplicity this thoughtful idea holds.
We’re kind of in love with this chalkboard gift wrapping from 13 Acres. Completely personalized and full of creativity, I’d love to use this idea for my own family!
25. Gold Stars
Little Scandinavian gives us another simple, easy idea when it comes to Christmas-esque wrapping ideas. Black and gold may not be the most festive but it sure feels right when put together like this!
26. Alphabet Soup
Yes, those adorable tags were made with some dried alphabet soup noodles, giving the packages a fun and youthful look. DIY Network gives us the details.
DIY Network shows us how to make an easy Christmastime topper with some pinecones, cranberries and cypress. All you need is some Kraft paper as foundation.
28. Salt Dough
Stellaire used salt dough ornaments to wrap up these DIYed Christmas packages. We some hand dotting and handwriting these are personalized and sweet!
Who wouldn’t want to receive a parcel in the mail from Santa Claus himself? lmnop has all the details and know-how when it comes to creating some of these ourselves.
30. Striped Wax Paper
Studio DIY gives us all a great last minute idea that’s both festive and quite easy to recreate. All you need is some leftover wax paper and foil!