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15 Unique Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas

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Instead of traditional gift wrap, try some of these unique Christmas gift wrapping ideas this year

It’s so fun to give presents that look great! For the person getting the Christmas gift, gorgeous wrapping builds the anticipation of what’s to come.

I’ve rounded up 15 creative ideas that prove when it comes to Christmas gifts, it’s not only what’s on the inside that counts.

I’’m in love with the Cozy Sweater DIY, Mini Wreath Wrapping, DIY Christmas Tree Gift Toppers, Reindeer Pom Pom Gift Wrap, and Photo Wrapping Paper. And your presents will be sure to stand out with the Gift Bow Santa, Christmas Wrappings, Washi Tape Gift Wrap, Holly Jolly Reindeer Prints, and the Snowman Clippie.

If you’’ve got a little spare time and some DIY determination, try out the DIY Embroidered Gift Paper, Cupcake Liner Gift Toppers, Snowflake Cutout Gift Topper, DIY Polka Dot Paint Wrapping Paper, or Wax Paper Bow.

Your gifts will look like pieces of art!


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Gift Bow Die Santa Kids Party Craft Ideas

1. Gift Bow Die Santa :: Craftin’ Owl

Seeing a Santa bow on top of a gift will bring a smile to the lucky recipient! This tutorial walks you through using a paper punch and die cuts to create jolly old Santa.

Kids Christmas Wrappings Party Craft Idea

2. Christmas Wrappings :: 33 Shades of Green

Brown paper packages wrapped up in patterned paper, ribbon and glittered tags will be amongst your favorite things after you glimpse at this cute wrapping idea.

Kids Party Craft Mini Wreath Wrapping
3. Mini Wreath Wrapping :: Odessa May Society 

Add a mini wreath to your package by clipping a few evergreen sprigs and hot gluing them to a paper circle. It looks amazing tied on to a butcher paper wrapped with some red and white twine.

Washi Tape Gift Wrap Party Craft for Kids
4. Washi Tape Gift Wrap :: The Sweetest Occasion, Submitted by Pure Joy Events 

Who knew washi tape could be used in so many fun ways to dress up gifts for the holidays? Loads of ideas can be found, including a washi tape bow! 

Party Craft Ideas Holly Jolly Reindeer Prints for Kids
5. Holly Jolly Reindeer Prints :: Splash of Something 

Kids can get in on the gift wrapping action with this adorable holly jolly reindeer prints wrapping paper idea! Their little fingers dipped in craft paint make for some pretty cute reindeer heads. Just draw on antlers and eyes and glue on a red pompom nose for the cutest wrap job in town!

Snowman Clippie Craft Idea for Kids Party
6. Snowman Clippie :: The Hair Bow Company

Decorating gifts with an embellishment that can act as a second gift is a win-win. This snowman clippie makes for a cute package accent, but can be removed from the wrapping upon opening to be a fun winter hair clip for the recipient.

DIY Embroidered Gift Paper Party Craft for Kids

7. DIY Embroidered Gift Paper :: Little Empty Room

So simple, yet gorgeous, you will love the finished look of this DIY embroidered gift paper. All you need is a needle and twine (plus brown Kraft paper).

Kids Cupcake Liner Gift Toppers for Kids Party Crafts
8. Cupcake Liner Gift Toppers :: Family Chic 

If you knew how easy 10 cupcake liners could be transformed into the cutest cupcake liner gift toppers, you’d be own cupcake liners in every color.

DIY Christmas Tree Gift Toppers Crafts for Kids Party
9. DIY Christmas Tree Gift Toppers :: Fellow Fellow 
Round up some sticks from your yard and embroidery thread from your craft stash to DIY these Christmas tree gift toppers. They are adorable and oh-so-simple.

Party Crafts Snowflake Cutout Gift Topper for Kids
10. Snowflake Cutout Gift Topper :: Perle Dame (Pearl Ladies World) 
Easy enough that kids can even help, these snowflake cut-out gift toppers are just made from thin sheets of paper (white or a color).

Photo Wrapping Paper Kids Party Craft Ideas
11. Photo Wrapping Paper :: Capturing Joy 
If you love family photos, this photo wrapping paper will definitely be right up your alley.

DIY Polka Dot Paint Wrapping Paper Crafts for Kids
12. DIY Polka Dot Paint Wrapping Paper :: Le idee della Vale 
Easily dress up plain old wrapping paper with painted polka dots using this great tutorial.

Wax Paper Bow Party Crafts for Kids
13. Wax Paper Bow :: Whipperberry 
No bow? No problem! Wax paper, a simple according fold, a few snips with the scissors and some fluffing will give you one awesome wax paper bow.

crafts for Kids Reindeer Pom Pom Gift Wrap
14. Reindeer Pom Pom Gift Wrap :: The Proper Pinwheel 
Pompom paper is the new trend. Make your own using a reindeer stamp and a cute pompom nose added.
Get the items (Amazon affiliate links): reindeer stamp (similar), red pompoms, brown kraft paper, kraft gift tags and sisal twine.

Cozy Sweater DIY Party Crafts for Kids
15. Cozy Sweater DIY :: Lonny, Shared from Boxwood Clippings 
Chances are pretty good that you have some old sweaters laying around that are too small, stained or snagged. Don’t throw them out quite yet! This cozy sweater DIY may just add a little extra swag to your gift wrapping game this year.

Get crafty this holiday with these great gift wrapping ideas gathered by the team at Spaceships and Laser Beams…

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Maria Healey

Maria is a photographer to stylists and stylish brides, a failed newspaper journalist, retired waitress, and ex-paralegal. She is a new mom and Navy wife. Her son keeps things busy on the homefront, while making her husband's deployments seem more like a cruise ship vacation. When she's not writing blog posts for SS&LB, editing or taking photos, you can find her drinking coffee and building LEGO towers with her toddler son. She is currently based in Southern California, though that changes often.