Are you looking for original ideas to wrap your Christmas presents? Do-it-yourself and inexpensive packaging ideas? Fortunately, here are 45 original, creative and minimalist gift wrapping ideas.
1. Use red and white string
A simple red and white string on kraft paper embellished with a small natural decoration … and here is a gift package with the most successful simple and natural style, ready in 1 min.
2. Add a small Christmas wreath
A small Christmas wreath made of fir branches and a satin white ribbon evokes all the magic of Christmas with simplicity.
3. Draw a knot with a felt pen
This idea is just great and so original! A simple marker and kraft paper are all you need to make great wrapping for your gifts. And it works, whatever the shape of your gifts.
4. Simple stripes
Play the card of chic simplicity with this red striped kraft wrapping paper! A simple string and the gift are wrapped. Why make it complicated when you can make it simple?
5. Draw on the wrapping paper
What if you let your artistic soul speak? Take a white chalk pencil, draw Christmas designs, or write some messages that will personalize your gift and make it unique.
6. Add a barley sugar cane
No need to do anything complicated to have an original gift package! Of kraft paper, a red string, a candy cane, and a pine branch … Simple, beautiful, and delicious!
7. Choose two colors: red and gold
We put everything in red and gold! Red is the color of Santa Claus. And it goes perfectly well with the walleye. Have fun choosing gift wraps in different colors and materials. And add a beautiful ribbon and especially a big bow. It’s festive, simple, and chic at the same time.
8. Original gift boxes for Christmas
A great idea for gift wrapping with boxes in the shape of animals!
9. Funny packages to give gifts to children
You can download the pattern to reproduce these very cute gift wraps in online stores.
10. With small figurines that carry the gifts!
For small packages, here is an original packaging idea. Just hang a small cardboard box on the back of a plastic toy with a little string! The guaranteed effect at the foot of the Christmas tree.
11. Gift wrapping to customize with ribbon
Absolutely beautiful ideas for wrapping your gifts!
12. Small drawings and small red pompoms
An idea for wrapping your Christmas gifts: drawings of reindeer and a red pompom nose!
13. Gift wrapping to make yourself with wooden branches
Small branches or twigs to personalize gift wrapping originally. Perfect for the holiday season.
14. With a candy garland!
A very tasty idea for a gift package! A pretty string to create a candy garland that wraps the gift.
15. An original idea to customize a very simple gift box!
An idea to wrap your gifts by giving them a modern and contemporary look!
16. Add a little natural touch
Invite nature at the foot of the tree! It couldn’t be simpler. According to what you find in your garden, of kraft paper, a string, and a branch of pine or holly. It is very easy to do and it is also very economical. But the result is superb!
17. Go for black and gold
A black kraft paper gift package for Christmas, you had to dare! But with a touch of gold, a fine string, a label, and a vegetable sprig … it works really well. And it’s a very nice idea for packaging. Chic and elegant … What else?
18. Choose a simple pattern
Say NO to kitsch wrapping paper! Choosing a simple theme is the best way to have beautiful gift packages. Then, personalize the gifts, add a fir branch, a great and vary the way you tie your knots.
19. Use newspaper
Why buy gift wrap when you have a newspaper? Wrapping your gifts with sheets of the newspaper is trendy, economical, and very successful. You can even make an original gift bag with newspaper.
20. Use decorative tape
Instead of using ribbons, string, or ribbon to wrap a gift wrap, just take a pretty roll of masking tape. It’s simple, fast, economical and pretty!
21. Add a photo to the packaging
Personalize your packaging with a photo of your choice. You are thus sure to have truly original and unique gift packaging. Don’t forget to write a little note on the back of the photos. This will make an additional personalized keepsake. To take a picture, you can use an instant camera like this.
22. Use a kraft paper bag
A kraft paper bag is an advantageous replacement for gift wrap. It’s original and it’s not expensive at all. And when you’re in a hurry, it’s a lot easier to wrap gifts like that.
23. Add a small Christmas tree branch
Do you want to create a natural atmosphere for Christmas? So, make gift packages with a small tree. Just stick a small branch on the kraft paper wrapper. Finish by adding a small star or a little white paint. It really is a very nice idea, easy to do and economical!
24. Use a stamp to write the person’s first name
If you love minimalist gift wrapping, you are going to love this idea. Choose simple and natural wrapping paper, such as kraft paper and beautiful ribbon. And personalize your package by adding the first name of the recipient of the gift with a stamp. It is at the same time simple, original, and personalized. You also save time because you don’t need to add small labels!
25. Tape a small bouquet
Give both a gift and flowers with this beautiful gift wrap. It really is an original, poetic, and adorable idea that you can personalize according to the recipient of the gift. It is very easy to make and inexpensive. Did you know that flowers also have their language? This may inspire you to prepare this gift wrap.
26. Origami trend for gift wrapping at Christmas
An original gift wrap with a nice DIY origami.
27. A very chic idea with glitter ribbon
A very ” chic ” idea for original gift wrapping using glitter ribbon.
28. A very simple idea!
Gift wrapping that hides monsters… A nice idea for a manual activity to do with your children for Christmas.
29. Gift wrapping for gourmets!
Gift wrapping paper for burger addicts!
30. Small cars to personalize the gift package
A gift-wrapping idea that should delight little boys! Small cars help to accessorize the gift while giving it a nice touch of originality.
31. Photos to replace the traditional first name label!
A photo instead of a simple first name is a good way to share a memory with original and personalized gift wrapping.
32. An original gift wrapping for Christmas, to make yourself with pine cones
A simple DIY to make for an original gift wrapping with a very “natural” look. A pine cone, string, and kraft paper.
33. Original Scandinavian-inspired gift wrapping
An original gift package with star decoration.
34. A gift tower and a yellow ribbon
A gift tower with a pretty yellow ribbon to bring a touch of vitamin color!
35. With colorful feathers and a pretty string…
An original gift wrap to personalize with a feather.
36. A clothespin, labels, and small decorative items to personalize the gift box
A very original gift wrap that uses clothespins to hold the label with the first name.
37. A polka-dot gift package with pom poms
Polka dots and pompoms for original gift wrapping.
38. To personalize with washi tape!
Use washi tape to personalize gift wrapping! You can find washi tape in many different colors and patterns!
39. Gift wrap for Christmas to personalize with a chalk marker
Slate inspiration for this original gift wrapping. A truly unique look!
40. Hang a sprig of eucalyptus
This gift wrap embodies simplicity. If you are looking for eco-responsible gift wrapping, this idea should appeal to you. These kraft paper bags are embellished with a simple cord and a branch of eucalyptus which makes all the originality and delicacy of this packaging. In addition, this kraft paper bag is recyclable and above all reusable.
41. Use the furoshiki technique
Here is ecological and artistic packaging! Wrapping a gift with fabric is a Japanese tradition called furoshiki. It is about wrapping the gift with a fabric according to an ancestral technique. The idea is to have ecological and zero-waste packaging that can be reused. The wrapping of the gift can even turn into a gift if a crusher is used.
42. Use cloth bags
What to replace gift wrap? By a cloth bag! It is the ultimate zero waste gift wrap. Not only can you make this DIY fabric wraps yourself, but they are also reusable. You can store toys, socks, underwear, etc. Pretty and very practical!
43. Reuse toilet paper rolls
Even more economical and ecological, the recycling of toilet paper rolls in small gift boxes! It’s super easy to do and the result is superb. A great recycling idea to personalize to wrap small Christmas gifts!
44. Choose a solid color
We are used to seeing gift packages of all colors at the foot of the tree. But we must admit that these monochrome gift packages have class! If you want to play the sobriety card, this is a nice easy idea to do. In addition, you can assign a color to each recipient of the gifts.
45. Gift packages in Christmas shapes
If you like sewing, you will probably fall for it. Just cut out Christmas-like shapes from kraft paper and sew them together with the gift inside. Awesome isn’t it?