My Christmas Gift Wrap

I always like to make an extra special effort with my gift wrap. Not only does it show the care and attention that went into each gift, but they also look so pretty under our tree until we're ready to give them out to our nearest and dearest. This year is no different.

I wanted them to look a little crafty, unique and fun, but without breaking the bank, and I had a cunning plan!

Of course, I didn't want to break the bank on paper, so I used a roll of children's craft paper as gift wrap. I wanted plain white wrapping and this was a perfect low cost option! To add the pop of colour, I used a mix of string and ribbons that I had laying around in my craft storage. I didn't want each gift to look the same as the next, so using different ribbons was a perfect way to break them up! I then used some left over gold vinyl I had along with my cutting machine to cut out each name and stuck it to the gifts. It's a great alternative to gift tags without looking messy.

Some of our gifts were going to be too difficult to wrap, so I wanted to grab some nice gift bags but they're all way expensive! I had a few white paper bags knocking about and decided to get a little creative. Using green and red ink pads and rubber stamps I created a super festive holly and berry pattern on each one! This then gave me the idea of adding a 'Merry Christmas' stamp to some of the main gifts. I love how it looks like it's been posted! 

Wrapping gifts has always been one of my favourite things about this time of year. I love taking the time to have fun and get creative!