Christmas

Easy, Fun, and Festive DIY Holiday Wrapping Paper

Finished shopping and now there’s a pile of gifts to wrap? First, you deserve a pat on the back for finishing so early!  You’re next task will be wrapping and because store bought paper could be a bit……boring, we have some easy DIY holiday wrapping paper ideas that will add some fun, creativity and flair to all of your gifts this year. Some of the designs are even perfect for involving little helpers, which will make giving presents for parents and grandparents even sweeter.

A collection of gifts wrapped in DIY holiday wrapping paper under a tree by Champagne and Sugarplums
What you’ll need:
  • Craft paper in white and/or brown
  • Paint
  • Sponge
  • Washi tape
  • Stamps
  • Ink pad
  • Snowflake ornament
Ink & Twine written on a red background with dog and stamp icons by Champagne and Sugarplums
Butcher paper stamped with Boston terriers wrapped in a bow with an ink pad by Champagne and Sugarplums

This one is the easiest on the list as a black ink pad and a stamp are all you’re going to need.

A gift wrapped in butcher paper stamped with Boston terriers with red twine around it by Champagne and Sugarplums
Washi Tape written on a red background with a tape icon by Champagne and Sugarplums
Lines of Washi tape on white paper with three rolls of tape beside them by Champagne and Sugarplums
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No clean up needed here with strips of self-sticking washi tape, creating geometric lines is all you need to do for this paper.

A gift wrapped in lines of patterned Washi tape with a red bow by Champagne and Sugarplums
Handprints written on a red background with hand icons by Champagne and Sugarplums
Two young girls putting their handprints onto white paper with red and green paint by Champagne and Sugarplums

By faaaaaaar and away the messiest of them all, but also the most fun! Dip your kiddos hands into paint (one colour at a time, let dry between colours if you can) and let them stamp them randomly all over the paper.

A gift wrapped in handprinted holiday wrapping paper with a diamond ribbon by Champagne and Sugarplums
Snowflakes written on a red background with three snowflake icons in white by Champagne and Sugarplums
Collage of snowflakes sponged onto butcher paper by Champagne and Sugarplums

A super pretty design using a snowflake ornament as a stencil. Sponge paint all over and around the ornament, sponge on a highlight colour and then add hand painted accents. 

A gift wrapped in snowflake printed holiday wrapping paper with a diamond ribbon by Champagne and Sugarplums
Tissue paper written on a red background with dots and wave icons in white by Champagne and Sugarplums
Pink and gold polka dot tissue paper glued in random patterns onto butcher paper by Champagne and Sugarplums

Create an abstract pattern from the tissue paper and then glue into place, simple and stunning.

A gift wrapped in pink and gold polka dot patterned holiday wrapping paper  by Champagne and Sugarplums
A collection of gifts wrapped in DIY holiday wrapping paper under a tree by Champagne and Sugarplums
A collection of gifts wrapped in DIY holiday wrapping paper under a tree by Champagne and Sugarplums

We hope you have a ton of fun creating and gifting with DIY holiday wrapping paper, happy crafting!

Happy Holidays written on a white wood background surrounded by snow

If your holiday cards have started to arrive then we have two unique DIY displays you should check out. Try our wall display and pin board and our card display boxes.

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