Wrap It Up: The Ultimate DIY Gift Wrapping Guide

By Brittni • Updated on 09/05/2023

When I was a kid, wrapping presents was my favorite holiday activity. No joke!

And it’s still one of things I look forward to most each year, as strange as that may seem.

So, I put together a HUGE gift guide filled with ALL of the things anyone could need for wrapping gifts.

If you’ve procrastinating on wrapping your gifts until now, you might just need this DIY gift wrapping guide.

Click through for all my faves – 20 DIY wrapping paper, gift tag, gift topper, and printable ideas for wrapping presents this holiday season.

The Ultimate DIY Gift Wrapping Guide

1. monochromatic wrapping ideas from The Merrythought

2. felt pocket gift wrap idea

3. printable initial tags from Homey Oh My

4. DIY leather-wrapped gifts

5. the ultimate bow guide from The House that Lars Built

6. inkblot gift bags for the holidays

7. unique DIY gift topper ideas

8. newsprint and polka dot palm wrapping paper idea

9. DIY splatter paint wrapping paper from DIY in PDX

10. 3D paper flower gift toppers from The House that Lars Built

11. canvas wine bag DIY

12. wrapped candle gift idea

13. painted bow presents from Love Decorations

14. five ways to wrap gifts for guys

15. seven ways to create patterned holiday gift wrap

16. hand lettered name wrapping paper idea

17. dyed gift bags idea

18. geometric party bags for mini presents

19. hand painted and hand drawn holiday gift wrap

20. printables watercolor stroke gift wrap from Almost Makes Perfect

P.S. This is my last post until after Christmas, but I’m actually not taking a long break! I’ll be popping in next week to share some (brand new) content. I just can’t seem to quit around here. Haha. Seriously though, I love sharing new stuff here. So check back next week for more. Until then…

Happy holidays, Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa! ALL of the things! No matter how you celebrate, I hope you have the happiest of days!


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[…] These DIY gift wrap ideas are too cute […]

On Our Radar. - Pretty & Fun

Thanks Courtney. Glad you like ’em. Happy holidays!


I love all the gift wrapping styles. Some of the colorful styles are super cute.

Courtney Hardy

Those are great choices, Michelle. Two of my faves as well, especially the monochromatic gift wrap from The Merrythought.


I definitely like those monochromatic wrapping ideas, they look super chic in my opinion! The presents with the painted bow are also very cool!

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