PrintWorks – Last-minute gift wrap ideas and free download
If you waited until the last minute to wrap your present…. we have you covered! The holidays are a great season to enjoy gift giving. The most rewarding moment is when you see someone you care about unwrapping your present. In this blog, you will find 10 easy, creative ways to wrap your gifts and free templates available to print right at home.
1.Tag and Ribbon
Nothing can be simpler than a ribbon, and a gift tag. Anything can work as a ribbon such as rope, burlap, craft ribbon, yarn, twine, or even strips of fabric. Dress it up with a gift tag you can print at home.
Here are some free printables you can download and use: Holiday Gift Tags, Christmas in July Gift Tags, or Glitter Holiday Gift Tags.
2. Plain Brown Paper
Plain brown paper is another way to wrap a present. This material is so versatile, eco-friendly, and easy to find that sometimes you forget how inventive it can be for gift wrapping. Make this as a creative activity for kids to paint or stamp their own Christmas wrapping paper. You can also build all sorts of designs and layer them with accessories. The ideas are endless!
For more ideas, look at Claire K Creations 15 clever gift-wrapping ideas using brown paper or Chelsea Foy from the Spruce Crafts for DIY Stamped Christmas Wrapping Paper.
If you would like to try this eco-friendly alternative gift idea, use Elementree Void Fill, great for padding, wrapping fragile items, and gift wrapping!
3. Photo Card
A Christmas Photo Card can be another way to personalize a gift. Create your own Christmas cards this year by using our free template. Just download and replace it with your photo!
Download this free printable here: Christmas Card Template (4×6)
Holiday gift envelopes are also a must-have on your Christmas list. Great for gift cards, currency, or handmade presents. Make a striking presentation with these two festive designs ready to download and print on your favorite PrintWorks Colored Paper or Cardstock.
View this free template here: Christmas Envelopes
5. Pouch Bag
If you have a plain cotton pouch bag around the house, it’s the perfect size for small party gifts. Just give it a festive touch by adding a Christmas accessory, ribbon, gift tag, or even a custom print.
Download this free Custom Christmas Bags printable and use PrintWorks Fabric Transfers.
6. Tissue Paper
If you have tissue paper but no bag, that’s okay! You still can make an easy gift wrap with tissue paper. We found some ideas and styles you can try for your present.
Click here to learn 3 ways how to wrap with tissue paper.
7. Pillow Boxes
Pillow boxes are an easy way to add an extra goodies to your gifts. Fill the box with candies, small toys, or other novelties. Simple and quick!
Use this free template to make your own: Pillowcases for Christmas in July
8. Tins, Cans, or Jars
Do not overestimate the use of tins, cans, and jars. Using reusable containers, with twine and fabric can be another sustainable ecological way to wrap your presents this holiday. This packaging idea is great for edibles, goodies, jewelry, novelty figures, toys, and more.
Add a Stocking Gift Tag (Free SVG file) to brighten it up!
9. Reuse Store Bags
When you go on a Christmas Shopping Spree think about the bags that stores offer with your purchase. They might have a thematic Christmas bag that you can reuse as your gift bag. Just add some details with tissue or a gift tag and you are all set to go.
Hope you like these easy, helpful ideas for Christmas gift wrapping. Read our other blog posts for more Christmas craft inspiration and party ideas!
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