Gift Wrapping Ideas for Christmas: How to Wrap Gifts for a Professional Look

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Make your gifts look like they’ve been professionally gift wrapped with this collection of 25 beautiful gift wrapping ideas for Christmas. They’re simply perfect for all of your handmade gifts for the holidays!

Christmas gifts wrapped in natural brown Kraft paper with foraged evergreens and botanicals for eco-friendly gift wrap

Beautiful Gift Wrapping Ideas for Christmas

Holiday gift giving isn’t just about the presents. It’s also about the presentation. Otherwise we wouldn’t take the time to deck the halls and fill our entire December decorating our homes for the holiday season. Christmas is that one time of the year, other than Halloween, when it’s socially acceptable to go all out. Beautiful, bold, tacky – so many lights you cause a blackout on your neighborhood block. If you’re going to put all that time and money into decorating for Christmas, then your handmade gifts must also look the part!

Eco friendly natural gift wrapping ideas for Christmas with dried botanicals, oranges and forage evergreen leaves.

Therefore, I present you with a collection of my very favorite gift wrapping ideas for Christmas. These holiday gift wrapping ideas not only look beautiful, but they’ll also give your Christmas presents a professional gift wrapped look. So friends and family will not only be delighted with the presentation, but also a wee bit jealous that you pulled off something so amazing. (And, yes! You CAN totally score that Pinterest win with everyone of these Christmas gift wrapping ideas!)

Gift Wrapping Ideas for Christmas: How to Wrap Gifts for a Professional Look for the Holidays. Make your gifts look like they've been professionally gift wrapped with this collection of 25 beautiful DIY gift wrapping ideas for Christmas. They're simply perfect for all of your handmade gifts for the holiday season! Many of these Christmas gift wrapping ideas also double as a second holiday gift themselves as a Christmas ornament or a fun seasonal holiday decor.

Many of these Christmas gift wrapping ideas also double as a second holiday gifts themselves. Whether it’s a handmade Christmas ornament or a fun addition to seasonal holiday decor, many of these gift wrap designs do more than just look the part. Therefore many of the ideas serve as unique ways to ensure your gift wrap is saved for the future (or reused for gift wrap the following year) rather than being tossed in the bin after the excitement of unwrapping gifts is over. So your Christmas gift wrap is both stunning and eco-friendly. Which DIY holiday gift wrap idea will be your new favorite way to style your handmade Christmas gifts?

Gift Wrapping Ideas for Christmas: How to Wrap Gifts for a Professional Look for the Holidays. Make your gifts look like they've been professionally gift wrapped with this collection of 25 beautiful DIY gift wrapping ideas for Christmas. They're simply perfect for all of your handmade gifts for the holiday season! Many of these Christmas gift wrapping ideas also double as a second holiday gift themselves as a Christmas ornament or a fun seasonal holiday decor.

Quick & Easy Ways to Wrap Gorgeous Gifts this Holiday Season

2-in-1 DIY Macrame Feather Christmas Ornament & Christmas Gift Topper for Professional Looking Handmade Holiday Gift Wrap

1. DIY Macrame Feather Christmas Ornaments via The DIY Mommy: These macrame feathers do double duty as both holiday gift toppers and a handmade gift. Basically two gifts in one, these delightful gift wrap design elements can also be reused next year as an ornament on a Christmas tree or pretty home decor for small spaces.

Wrapped Christmas presents in brown Kraft paper with bakers twine, holly leaves and berries and DIY clay Christmas ornaments as beautiful holiday gift toppers.

2. Eco-friendly Needle Felted Wine Bags via Soap Deli News
3. Three Easy DIY Gift Toppers via Burkatron
4. DIY Colorful Holiday Felt Bows via Lost Mom
5. Faux Mitten Gift Tag Tutorial via Tikkido

Glitter Striped Gift Wrapping Paper Tutorial for Christmas

6. Glitter Striped Gift Wrapping Paper Tutorial via Tikkido: This holiday gift wrap idea is a fun and frugal way to upgrade your washi tape into a design element for your handmade Christmas presents for the holidays. Don’t have glitter washi tape on hand? Make your own using glitter and double stick tape! A simple and easy Christmas gift wrap hack that even the kids can master!

DIY gift wrapping ideas for Christmas using brown paper, evergreens and bakers twine then using Christmas ornaments as gift toppers for holiday gifts.

7. Christmas Paper Bag Gift Bag Ideas via My Blah Blah Blahg
8. How to Festively Wrap a Christmas Loaf Cake via In  My Own Style (Plus check out these Christmas food gifts you can make!)
9. DIY Glitter Gift Tags via White House Crafts
10. Printable Holiday Treat Labels via Proper

DIY String of Light Gift Wrap: Easy DIY Gift Toppers for Holiday Gifts

11. DIY String of Lights Gift Wrap via The Crafted Life: Add some color to Christmas gift wrap with this easy Christmas gift wrapping idea for bright and merry string light gift toppers. They can be upcycled at a future date for winter crafts, holiday projects or as ornaments on a miniature Christmas tree.

Natural Christmas gift wrap inspiration with a handmade Christmas gift wrapped in brown Kraft paper tied with twine and topped with a felt Christmas tree ornament.

12. Gumdrop Treat Boxes via Oh Happy Day!
13. DIY Ruffle Fabric Gift Bag Tutorial via See Kate Sew
14. Christmas Character Gift Tags Tutorial (with Video) via SugarPea Designs
15. DIY Peppermint Favor Box with Cricut via Giggles Galore

Holiday Gift Wrapping with DIY Miniature Winter Scene Gift Toppers via Lovely Indeed: This easy gift wrapping hack is so stunning your friends and family may not want to even open their gift. Not only is it a beautiful way to present your handmade Christmas gifts for the holidays, it will also give your holiday photos of your Christmas tree and the annual unwrapping of gifts that instagram worthy punch.

16. Holiday Gift Wrapping with DIY Miniature Winter Scene Gift Toppers via Lovely Indeed: This easy gift wrapping hack is so stunning your friends and family may not want to even open their gift. Not only is it a beautiful way to present your handmade Christmas gifts for the holidays, it will also give your holiday photos of your Christmas tree and the annual unwrapping of gifts that instagram worthy punch. 

Wrapped handmade Christmas gifts in simple geo black and white holiday wrapping paper tied with bakers twine and topped with an evergreen sprig and a heart shaped Christmas gift tag.

17. DIY Christmas Ornament Favor Bags via A Pretty Fix (These make adorable gift toppers!)
18. Wrapping Your Gift with a Gift via Salvaged Living
19. Festive Holiday Candy Boxes via White House Crafts
20. Easy Gold Geometric Garland Gift Wrapping Tutorial via Tikkido

Eco-friendly natural ways to wrap gifts for Christmas

21. Beautiful Free Gift Wrap Ideas with Foraged Evergreens & Brown Kraft Paper via A Piece of Rainbow: If you’re practicing a zero waste lifestyle or simply want your handmade Christmas gifts to be wrapped as eco-friendly as possible then these natural gift wrapping tips and tricks are perfect for you! Explore a variety of free 5-minute Christmas gift wrapping ideas that incorporate foraged evergreens and wild botanicals with recyclable brown Kraft paper in this collection of DIY Christmas gift wrapping ideas for the holidays.

Natural eco friendly rustic Christmas gift wrap inspiration

22. Printable Sewing Themed Gift Wrap with Thread Spool Gift Toppers via See Kate Sew
23. Creative Gift Wrap Ideas for Kids via What Moms Love
24. Simple Holiday Fabric Gift Wrap via Northern Feeling
25. How to Make a Gift Bag Out of Wrapping Paper via A Beautiful Mess

Creative DIY Gift Wrapping Ideas for Christmas: How to wrap professional looking handmade Christmas gifts on a budget. Make your gifts look like luxe with this collection of 25 beautiful DIY gift wrapping ideas for Christmas. They're simply perfect for all of your handmade gifts for the holiday season! Many of these Christmas gift wrapping ideas also double as a second holiday gift themselves as a Christmas ornament or a fun seasonal holiday decor.

For more holiday gift wrap ideas, be sure to check out my Pretty Packaging & Gift Wrap Ideas Pinterest Board. You can also find last minute holiday gift wrap ideas here and here. Along with some of the prettiest DIY gift wrap ideas for Christmas here. I also have a huge collection of printable Christmas gift wrap and tags here.

Wooden initial monogram Christmas ornament gift tags for handmade holiday gifts from Clouds and Currents

Or explore artisan Christmas gift wrapping ideas for inspiration (or to purchase) on Etsy via my curated collection of the prettiest packages. There are hundreds of great Christmas gift wrapping ideas including this idea for wrapping your gifts with (best selling) initial wooden Christmas ornaments from Clouds and Currents on Etsy (pictured above.)

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Beautiful DIY Gift Wrap Ideas for the Holidays and Last Minute Gift Ideas

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 I love this DIY gift wrap idea with cut out mistletoe via the Swedish blog, At Home with Helena.

Need ideas for wrapping the perfect gifts for Christmas tomorrow? Try out this DIY gift wrap idea with cut out mistletoe via the Swedish blog, At Home with Helena here. Then discover even more beautiful DIY gift wrap ideas on my Pretty Packaging board on Pinterest here. Or check out my Printables board for seasonal printable gift wrap and gift tags.

This pastel deer themed Christmas printable gift wrap from Craftberry Bush is one of my all time favorites!

This pastel deer themed Christmas printable gift wrap from Craftberry Bush is one of my all time favorites! (Repin it here.)

This homemade coffee scrub recipe without coconut oil is inspired by the Frank Body Original Coffee Scrub. Scented with a fresh blend of orange, coconut and cardamom, my coffee scrub recipe contains naturally emollient sweet almond oil, mineral rich pink Himalayan salt, anti-inflammatory blood orange essential oil, brown sugar, and ground coffee to exfoliate, smooth and brighten dull, aging or acne prone skin. Plus there are free printable labels for gifting!

Still need a few last minute gift ideass? Homemade body scrubs and lip balms are super quick to make and always a treat for the recipient! My friend, Bambi, and I made twelve of my coffee body scrubs – recipe here – in under an hour. From start to finish each batch took us about five minutes to weigh, mix and package!

We put ours in 8 oz.Black PET PCR Jars with Black Smooth Lined Caps from SKS Bottle & Packaging with simple strip of washi tape across the lid. (Bambi and I LOVE the washi tapes at Cute Tape! You can also visit Cute Tape for both gift packaging ideas as well DIY projects!)

Learn how to make your own homemade rose sugar scrub and homemade hibiscus salt scrub with two easy to create body scrub recipes from Soap Deli News blog!

Other scrubs you might love include my homemade hibiscus salt scrub recipe and my homemade rose sugar scrub recipe. Both of these projects include super simple labeling ideas that you can create yourself!

This sea salt face and body scrub recipe is loosely inspired by Lush's Ocean Salt Face and Body Scrub. Made using fine dead sea salt, this emulsified sea salt face and body scrub recipe has a creamy texture and is gentle enough for even sensitive skin. Ingredients like mango butter, fractionated coconut oil and lanolin help to condition and protect skin while dead sea salt lends its natural healing properties.

My sea salt face and body scrub recipe is also very popular and is is loosely inspired by Lush’s Ocean Salt Face and Body Scrub. It even comes with free printable labels for your finished scrubs making gifting even easier!

My recipe for homemade cranberry body butter makes a great homemade Christmas gift! It’s non-greasy and smells simply delectable.

My recipe for homemade cranberry body butter is also very popular this time of the year. It’s non-greasy and smells simply delectable. If you prefer not to use a fragrance oil or don’t have a suitable one on hand, my lavender version of this recipe contains a few more ingredients, but uses lavender essential oil, and is one of my top pinned recipes of all time.

For all of my homemade recipes and DIY projects that include free printable labels, visit Soap Deli News blog here. For more DIY Christmas gift ideas, you can discover 50 of my favorite DIY holiday gifts here. Also be sure to check out my Pinterest boards for thousands of projects. My unique DIY Christmas gifts board and my DIY stocking stuffers board are both great resources this time of year.

I hope you all have a wonderful holiday season!

DIY Holiday Washi Tape Mason Jar Gift Tags

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DIY Holiday Washi Tape Mason Jar Gift Tags

Whether you made homemade preserves or pumpkin butter for the holidays or purchased it from your local farmer’s market like I did, you can easily dress up your mason jars with a simple diy washi tape gift tag making it perfect for last minute holiday gift giving.

DIY Washi Tape Mason Jar Gift Tag Labels for Last Minute Homemade Christmas Gifts

To create these gift tags you’ll need a full size white blank sticker label sheetWorld Label has these at a great price – permanent markers, and decorative Japanese washi tape. I used washi tape from Cute Tape (who I am hopelessly addicted to.)

Start with a fresh roll of washi tape and on the back side of the blank sticker sheet – the part you remove to reveal the sticky – trace around the outside of the washi tape roll with a marker. Then flip the sticker sheet over and apply strips of washi tape to the front of the sticker sheet covering where the circle is you marked on the back side. I matched up my strips of tape to create a pattern repeat but you can apply yours however you like.

Once you have covered the entire area where the circle was drawn on the back side, carefully cut out the circle using the circle you drew on the back as a guide.

Now create another circle for the center of the gift tag by using a marker to trace along the inside of a roll of washi tape, again drawing on the back side of the blank sticker sheet that will be peel away. Cut out along the lines, remove the backing and apply to the center of the large washi tape covered circle.

Using markers, draw a circle inside the the white center circle with a complimentary colored marker then use a fine point black marker to write your holiday message.

Finally, peel the backing from the gift tag and adhere to the top of the mason jar lid.

For this project I used the Pink & Gray Cherry Blossom Snow Flake Washi Tape, Colorful Striped Half Circle Washi Tape in Red, and the Corner Washi Tape in Blue.

DIY Washi Tape Wrapped Holiday Gifts

I also used washi tape on my Christmas gift packages this year in lieu of ribbon by simply wrapping strips of washi tape around the packages for a fresh, fun look against plain brown Kraft wrapping paper.

For more holiday gift wrapping ideas follow my Pretty Packaging board on Pinterest. You can also follow my Washi Tape Wonderland board for more great diy craft projects you can create using washi tape.

Beautiful Holiday & Christmas DIY Projects for Gifting, Tree Trimming & Decorating

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For a bright and merry holiday, here are a few of my favorite Christmas DIY projects. Create these as homemade Christmas gifts, to trim the tree, and to decorate your space.

Beautiful Holiday and Christmas DIY Projects to Show Off, Share and Gift

Clockwise from top left: DIY Holly Leaves Brooch via Wild Olive / DIY Polka Dot Leather Clutch via See Kate Sew / DIY Peppermint Sugar Scrubs in Decorative Jars via Say Yes to Hoboken / Easy DIY Deer Silhouette Pillow via All for the Memories

Holiday DIY Projects for Decorating, Gifting and Wrapping

Clockwise from top left: DIY Photo Peppermint Christmas Tree Ornament via U Create / DIY Christmas Tree Stars via Kate’s Creative Space / DIY Paper Gems for the Tree via Minieco / DIY Forest of Fudge via Handmade Charlotte

DIY Holiday Craft Projects for Homemade Christmas Gifts and Wrap

Clockwise from top left: DIY Gilded Paper Gift Tags via Mel Stampz / DIY Snow Globe Ring via Henry Happened / DIY Angel Dust Sparkle Jars via The Craft Train / Printable Rustic Kraft Holiday Gift Tags via The Elli Blog

Handmade Holiday DIY Projects for Trimming the Tree, Gifting and Decorating

Clockwise from top left: DIY Pine Cone Christmas Trees via Scissors and Spoons / Printable Nutcracker Holiday Gift Wrap via Handmade Charlotte / Four DIY Christmas Tree Garlands via Freutcake  / DIY Washi Tape Christmas Gift Tags via The Thinking Closet

Like these Christmas DIY projects? Then also take a peek at my DIY Homemade Holiday Stocking Stuffer Ideas! And be sure to follow my boards on Pinterest for more great DIY projects year round!