Wednesday 21 September 2016

100 Gift Wrapping Ideas, Part One: From Pompoms to Hydrangeas to Old Photo Negatives!

I recently set myself a challenge, to share 100 crafty gift wrapping ideas over the coming weeks and months. And... I've just completed the first 10 ideas! Hurrah!

collage of gift wrapping ideas

I know I'm only a little way through this challenge, but I'm really enjoying it so far and I hope you guys are too.

I've started with a plain, brown paper parcel each time. I love the simplicity of brown paper (it's a great blank canvas!) but you could use any plain gift wrap you fancy.

1. Pompoms.

gifts decorated with pompoms

2. Beads.

parcel decorated with wooden beads and yarn

3. Lavender & Washi Tape.

gifts decorated with polkadot washi tape and lavender

4. Buttons.

parcels decorated with pastel buttons

5. Hydrangeas.

brown paper parcel with a hydrangea bloom as a gift topper
three gifts decorated with hydrangea blooms

6. Painted Leaves.

simple parcels decorated with painted leaves

7. Feathers. 

parcel decorated with colourful craft feathers

8. Woven Threads. 

parcel wrapped with a grid of woven threads

9. Yarn. 

gifts wrapped with bright and colourful yarn scraps

10. Photo Negatives. 

parcel decorated with old photo negatives

And now... my challenge continues! You can follow along on my Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. I'm sharing the gift wrapping ideas under the hashtag #100giftwrappingideas as I slowly work my way up to 100.

You'll also find lots of creative gift wrapping ideas in my archive of free crafty tutorials (scroll down to the bottom of the page, you'll find card and gift wrap ideas below the Christmas tutorials).

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100 Gift Wrapping Ideas: Part One


Des said...

I love your ideas. However not all gifts come in boxes. How about wrapping handmade items, like jewelry or knits? I'm sure you'll come up with something unique!

Bugs and Fishes said...

Lots of these ideas can be used for wrapping parcels of any shape! They don't have to be used to wrap boxed gifts :)

Maria - A Playful Stitch said...

I love these ideas!! They all look fab - so colourful and cheerful - very inspiring! Looking forward to seeing the rest! Maria x

Bugs and Fishes said...

Thanks Maria! I've got lots of ideas brewing... just need to find the time to make them and take photos! :)