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12 Creative And Simple Christmas Gift Wrap Ideas You'll Love
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12 Creative And Simple Christmas Gift Wrap Ideas You'll Love

Picture of Charlotte Luxford
Home & Design Editor
Updated: 30 November 2016
When you’ve spent so much time choosing the right gift for a loved one, it only seems right to wrap it with the attention it deserves, too. Here are some neat and inspiring ideas to help you find the perfect way to wrap your pressies this holiday season.

1. Choose an alternative to traditional ribbons, such as pom pom string

Ginger Ray festive red and white pom pom ribbon kit, £2.49
Festive red and white pom pom ribbon kit, £2.49 | Ginger Ray festive red and white pom pom ribbon kit, £2.49

2. Get creative with a chalkboard pen on black wrapping paper

wrapping paper
Talking Tables chalkboard gift wrapping set, £7.50 | Talking Tables chalkboard gift wrapping set, £7.50

3. Add a mini wreath to your gift for an individual look

Check out how to make this mini wreath gift wrap in our video tutorial here
Check out how to make this mini wreath gift wrap in our video tutorial here | © Culture Trip

4. Make your own personalised wrapping paper by photocopying treasured photos

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Photocopying old family polaroids adds a personal touch

5. Recycled wrapping paper is great for wrapping gifts for eco warriors

eco wrap
Seed eco recycled wrapping paper, £2.25 | Seed eco recycled wrapping paper, £2.25

6. Get crafty by printing cute shapes on brown paper for kids’ presents

handcrafted paper
See how this handcrafted paper was made here | Courtesy of eatsleepcuddle.com

7. Go retro with an old Dymo label maker

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Buy a Dymo label maker here | Buy a Dymo label maker here

8. Choose a simple look with natural materials such as brown paper and wooden labels

Wooden laser cut labels add rustic charm
Wooden laser-cut labels add rustic charm | Wooden laser-cut shapes from Etsy add rustic charm

9. Put bells and whistles on it, literally, with these metallic bell toppers

Cox and Cox copper bells, £15.50 for 48
Cox and Cox copper bells, £15.50 for 48 | Cox and Cox copper bells, £15.50 for 48

10. Re-use old newspaper, maps or music sheets for a vintage feel

Wrapping gifts in old newspaper looks great and is eco-friendly, too
Wrapping gifts in old newspaper looks great and is eco-friendly, too | Courtesy of the-green-house.net

11. For adult gifts, opt for a stylish monochrome scheme with simple seasonal foliage

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Finish off your gift with seasonal plants, such as pine cones, holly, ivy or eucalyptus

12. Repurpose old knitwear as a way of wrapping awkward-shaped Christmas presents

Knitted bag
Find out how to make these Christmas treat bags here | Courtesy of A Homemade Living

To get the complete Christmassy look at home, check out the top festive interior trends here.