Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas

I love wrapping gifts at Christmas time. And it doesn’t have to be an expensive task to make your Christmas gifts look spectacular. Have a look below for some of my favorite, quick, and easy Christmas gift wrapping ideas.

Wooden gift tags

Upcycled Christmas tree crafts - wooden gift tags

We buy a real Christmas tree each year – I just love the Christmassy smell that it brings to our living room! However, I really don’t enjoy throwing the tree away at the end of the festive season…  For the sentimental among you, a lovely way to re-purpose an old Christmas tree is to chop the trunk into disks, paint them, and turn them into gift tags for the next year! These also make lovely Christmas decorations for the tree. Bonus!


Crochet wreath gift tags

crochet christmas tag tutorial

For those of you who crochet, have a look at this free crochet Christmas tag tutorial. These cute little Christmas wreath gift tags are so quick to make. These delightful wreaths can also be removed from the tag and hung on the Christmas tree. Click here for the full tutorial and free tag template.

Popsicle stick gift tags

Fun Christmas gift wrapping ideas

Here is a really cute idea for using popsicle sticks to jazz up a Christmas gift wrapped up in brown paper. You can find a detailed tutorial can be found here popsicle stick gift tags.


Edible Christmas gift tags

Edible Christmas gift tags

A gift tag you can eat! Need I say more? Click here for the Gingerbread man tutorial.

Edible Christmas gift tag idea

Print-at-home, personalized gift tags

Printable gift tags for Christmas

If you have handmade your gift, why not add a final touch by using some print-at-home, personalized labels? Simply choose your preferred colorway, provide your name and any other details, and your custom tag will be emailed to you! You can print them out as many times as you like. A variety of styles are available. (And if you are looking for a pattern for the cute monkey curtain hugger, you can find that here)

personalized gift tag on crochet monkey

Gift Wrapping Ideas for Children

D gift wrap idea for Christmas - Hedgehog gift wrapping

Interactive gift wrap is so enticing for kids! You can go completely wild with this one. Have a look at these creative ideas

Unique Christmas gift wrapping for children
Cute ideas for kids gift wrapping

Fabric scraps gift wrapping decor

Christmas gift tags using fabric scraps

If you are like me, you’re bound to have a bunch of fabric or ribbon scraps hidden away with all your craft projects. If not, pop down to your local fabric store and pick up a few Christmas colored scraps from the bargain bin! Layer a few pieces together and add a paper label, or simply wrap a piece of fabric around your gift.

Fabric scraps Christmas gift wrapping decor

Washi tape

Washi tape Christmas card idea

I love washi tape! It comes in a host of different colors and patterns and you can use it to add color and sparkle to just about anything (that’s a topic for a whole new blog post!). Have a look at these lovely Christmas gift wrap ideas using washi tape. Don’t have any washi tape around? No problem, check out this make-your-own washi tape tutorial.

Washi tape Christmas gift wrapping


Little gift box – special delivery

So you have a tiny gift to wrap and there is no space on the box to add a tag or ribbons. Why not organize a “special delivery service” like these animals below?

cute kids gift wrapping ideas for Christmas

Alternative gift-wrapping ideas

Alternative Gift wrap idea using a oven mitt
alternative gift wrapping using a dishcloth
Up-cycled tshirt gift wrapping

You can also forego paper wrapping paper altogether and use an oven glove (above), an upcycled t-shirt, or wrap your gift in a dishcloth or scarf.

Got any other Christmas gift wrapping ideas? I’d love to see them!

More Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas!

And that’s a wrap!

Merry Christmas everyone


Christmas Gift wrapping ideas

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