Gift-wrapping can be either boring and tiresome or extremely fun, depending on how you do it. Of course, it’s easy to buy one roll of wrapping paper and just roll ’em all completely alike. It’s fast and easy, but you know what they say – a gift is as good as its wrapping paper. If you’re seeking for some more creative ways to decorate your gifts, here are a few ideas that will definitely inspire you. It’s remarkably easy once you get your mind out of the box and look around you for the things that may be used for decoration and wrapping.
If you have kids or friends who are light-hearted and like everything that just screams ‘fun’, then this DIY wrapping idea is just for you. Take your average gift box and turn it into a monster! Put on some eyes and teeth, and voila!
Map wrapping paper
Using newspapers as wrapping paper will not surprise anyone anymore, but what about maps? If your friends or family members are fond of traveling, this wrapping paper will become a perfect decoration for their gift.
A package with holes
You can also use the content of your present as a part of decoration. Make some creative holes in the box and create a truly unexpected effect!
Make a paper house
It’s really easy to design a paper house – you’ll need a carton, scissors and a little bit of imagination (Google will also do). A paper house will turn even the simplest cookies into a cute and somewhat fancy present.
A jewelry box from a nut shell
Just look around you and see what objects can be used in a creative and fun way. For example, you can take a walnut and use its shell as a jewelry box. You’ll need some glue, glitter, and a small ribbon to finish the decoration.