Housetohome Christmas: Christmas giftwrap ideas

Want to make your gifts extra special this Christmas? From personalising your presents to creating pretty handmade wrapping paper, take a look at these great ideas for giving your gifts the wow-factor this Christmas.

1. Tie a tiffany bow
Wrap your ribbon around the parcel. At the top, tie a large bow – similar to how you would tie a large shoelace. It unties with one tug, so don’t worry, there are no knots to undo.

2. Make your own wrapping paper
Using a chalk pen, write festive messages on the brown paper – we have written ‘Peace’, ‘Love’ and ‘Joy’. Try variations in long hand, too

3. Personalise your gift wrapping
Tie bakers twine around a brown paper gift box. Find alphabet beads at craft supply stores and thread through the name of the recipient. Finish off with a few pine cones in the centre.

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