Simple Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas

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When it comes to gift-giving, presentation is important. And though I find gift wrapping to be fun, I still like to keep is as simple as possible.

On that note, I have a few fun and creative Christmas gift wrapping ideas for you today. Some are even environmentally friendly too!

I went a little crazy stocking up on supplies on my recent visit to my local Christmas Tree Shops and That! store. They had such a cute assortment of gift bags and boxes with coordinating tissue paper that I couldn’t resist. Especially at their affordable prices.

For example, how cute is the plaid gift bag? I found Christmas tissue paper and a pretty deer ornament to coordinate with the bag.

Gift wrapping ideas, Christmas gift bags with matching tissue paper and cute ornament

Gift bags are quicker than using wrapping paper and is a great alternative if your presents sometimes look like a kindergartner wrapped them. I hung the ornament from the handle of the bag.

Christmas gift bags and ornaments

Remember those eucalyptus candles I made? I wrapped them using pretty cloth napkins I found for only a couple of dollars at the Christmas Tree Shop.

environmentally friendly creative gift wrapping ideas

I stacked two as shown above and placed the candle center. Then I just gathered it together and tied with a bow.

creative gift wrapping ideas for Christmas, this one looks elegant

Now the napkins become part of the gift. This is also an environmentally friendly way to wrap, no waste. I did the same with a pretty striped kitchen towel I found while shopping as well.

Creative gift wrapping ideas - unique !

That would also make a great hostess gift. Wrap it in a Christmas towel for your Thanksgiving host to use after the gathering.

Here is another cute ornament and gift bag I picked up. Love that ice skate.

Christmas ornaments and gift bags, gift wrapping ideas

And the gift boxes I found are nicer than any I’ve seen. They’re heavy-duty quality and even the inside of the box depicts the images from the outside. These would be reusable for several years at least.

Christmas gift boxes and bags, how to wrap a gift the easy way!

Adding wooden spoons attached with a pretty ribbon is another cute idea. Especially for anyone who’s recently moved.

Christmas kitchen gift ideas

I always stock up on gift card boxes as well. My girls are older now, so they usually get a few of these.

boxes for gift cards

Lastly, but most importantly, are gift boxes for wine or your alcohol of choice. You can not go wrong with the gift of wine, at least in my house anyway. 😉

Christmas wine bottle bag and box

I have to say I’m pretty proud of myself getting all this accomplished so early this year!

Creative gift wrapping ideas for Christmas

Now that I’m on a roll I might even get my tree up before Thanksgiving.

DIY creative Christmas gift wrapping ideas and tutorials

In the meantime, check out the gift wrapping section over at the Christmas Tree Shops and That! They’re having a friends and family event right now where you can get an additional 20% off your total purchase. You can find the coupon on their site. It ends tonight so don’t wait. Stylish finds at affordable prices are my favorite!

Have you grabbed a copy of our Simply Christmas magazine yet? It’s free! You might also like these neutral ideas for wrapping gifts!

Creative gift wrapping ideas for Christmas with DIY tutorials.

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