Christmas is nearly upon us so we thought we’d share some gift wrapping ideas to inspire you to add a special and personal touch when gift giving this year!

This gorgeous DIY is from Style Me Pretty and you can find a tutorial to make one of them here.  The neutral palette allows you to add any kind of bought or found items including brooches, feathers, fabric, paper, hessian, buttons etc.

This nature-inspired setting by Sunday Suppers show how simple it is to use some luscious greenery to create a unique and special gift.  Using Japanese washi tape, some fabric remnants and twine, you can create lots of different looks.

Frolic came up with these mini wreath tags that you can make yourself using rosemary, boxwood or any other greens from your garden.  Here’s how to make them.  Super cute and a sure way to wow your friends and family!

Melissa from Ashdown & Bee used brown paper, coloured bakers twine & ceramic christmas decorations to create this simple vintage look.   These ones featured below were from Riot Art & Craft.  For more handmade clay tags check out Mud by Nest and Shelf/Life. Any kind of christmas decoration would also work and can be used year after year.

Paper doilies are used here with tags from Love Vs Design (Click here for free printable tags!!) to create this pretty and feminine look by Dana from The Wonder Forest.  Try using a real doily, which your friends & family can use as a special keepsake.

Blogger Justina Blakeney shows lots of ways to wrap using recycled & found items from around the house to wrap in a stylish yet inexpensive way.  With a brown paper base, you can use leaves, flowers & other oddities.

Crafting queen Martha Stewart suggests creating your own dyed paper for this ikat style personal wrapping.  The quick & easy step-by-step tutorial can be seen here.

Photographing your favourite vibrant fabric and then printing it also looks great (Thanks Martha!) or use fabric for a textured finish.

Remember, you can use these tips all year round when wrapping any gift, not just for Chrissy.

Do you have any gift wrapping tips? Leave us a comment below and share the love!!  Happy Wrapping!

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