Well now that my house is fully decorated, what is one to do?
Wrap presents of course!!!!
And true to this years Christmas color scheme, my gift wrapping is red and white too.
Pretty bunch together don’t you think?
This was such fun to do! Coming up with a different one each time, trying to make it ‘fit’ the size of the package.
I wrapped all presents (but 2) in simple white tissue paper and then dressed that up with ribbon, twine, paper doilies and various colored papers. The one above has a big flower made from muffin papers. Simply scrunch up and glue together in the middle.
For this one I used the same papers as I used for my Christmas garlands. I just punched circles in a smaller size and scattered and glued them onto the package.
Remember those paper napkins I bought at IKEA last month? I used one to make this pompom. Not quite perfect but definitely good enough to make this package look very festive.
I really like my circle garland I made for the tree. So I made a bit more of it and wrapped it around a package as you would a ribbon. For a little contrast I added some black twine. And I used the same elements for the tag.
This ordinary white paper bag became quite festive when I added some big circles and some paper strips. When you are using coordinating colors and papers like this it is so easy to get a great look. You can’t go wrong really.
I had one small piece of red wrapping paper left in my stack so I used it to add a little contrast to the bunch. On top a flower made from stacked muffin, cupcake and chocolate wrappers (also from that IKEA trip).
More circles in a Christmas tree shape this time and I weaved the twine through the paper doily.
The last one I wrapped in one of those Ikea Napkins. I think it looks good enough to be mistaken for tissue wrapping paper.
Funny when I only have one gift to wrap I usually don’t bother with a lot of hoopla, but when I have to do a bunch my crafting mojo kicks in.
These sure do look good together. I wish I could say the same about my craft room, it looks like a toddler high on coffee ran through there……
So are you done wrapping? And how about the Christmas cards? I still have to start on those. I fear it will be another year with store bought cards for me.
PS You might like last years vintage Christmas gift wrapping ideas too!
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