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Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas for the Holidays

a present getting wrapped

It’s time to start wrapping all of those holiday gifts. In today’s Marketplace at Fells Point blog post, we have some creative gift wrapping ideas to spruce up your gifts this year. Set up a gift wrapping station in your apartment for convenience. We hope you get creative and enjoy your holiday season here in Baltimore, MD!

DIY Stitched Up Gift Wrap
This is such a fun way to wrap small items such as accessories, small electronic items, or gift cards. This idea comes from A Pair & A Spare. To make these stitched up gifts you’ll need the following supplies: a sewing machine or a needle and thread, a star template, scissors, confetti or tinsel pieces to fill up the packaging, and black, white, and brown poster paper. Click on the link for more information to make these fun gift wrappings.

Tissue Paper Flowers
These tissue paper flowers work great to use as a bow on your gifts. This project comes from Hallmark. Get the following supplies to make these: tissue paper, scissors, pipe cleaners, wire cutters, and ribbon. Click on the link for a video tutorial to guide you when making these pretty flowers.

Paper Pyramid Gift Boxes
These paper pyramids are perfect for small items such as jewelry or gift cards. This DIY comes from Lines Across. Use these supplies to make them: cardstock, a printer, scissors, a small hole punch, and thin ribbon.

Furoshiki Gift Wrap
Do you know what Furoshiki are? Here’s an explanation: “Furoshiki are a type of traditional Japanese wrapping cloth traditionally used to transport clothes, gifts, or other goods.” It’s basically a way of wrapping something up using cloth. This tutorial from Evermine shows us a great way to use this type of wrapping for holiday gifts. For this tutorial, you’ll need fabric and any other embellishments you want such as small berries and a card or name tag.

Do you have any creative ways to wrap holiday gifts? Share your ideas in the comments below so we can try them out!