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I always get a little stumped for gift wrap ideas — I like to jazz things up and go for something more than store-bought bows. I found some really fun and different ideas; hopefully they’ll come in handy for you this week as you finish up wrapping!

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  • Gold and White 1 of 19
    Gold and White
    Always a sucker for white and gold!
    Image: 100 Layer Cake
  • Yarn Bows 2 of 19
    Yarn Bows
    Love the creative use of inexpensive yarn.
    Image: Martha Stewart
  • Streamers 3 of 19
    Streamers
    How fun would it be to unravel a gift? Just need crepe streamers and some washi tape for this!
    Image: Kate Spade
  • Fabric 4 of 19
    Fabric
    These fabric-tied presents are so charming -- a really lovely idea for small gift exchanges!
    Image: Wedfully
  • Glitter Ribbon 5 of 19
    Glitter Ribbon
    Glitter ribbon on kraft, genius!
    Image: Besotted Blog
  • Cupcake Liners 6 of 19
    Cupcake Liners
    These cupcake liner flowers are adorable.
    Image: Giver's Log
  • Metallic and Twine 7 of 19
    Metallic and Twine
    Simple twine and a metallic paper make a beautiful pairing.
    Image: Anthropologie
  • Crossword 8 of 19
    Crossword
    This is a fun one for kids; you could buy the crosswords or DIY on your computer!
    Image: LifeHacker
  • Washi Tape 9 of 19
    Washi Tape
    This is such a simple idea: colored box with different colors of washi tape in interesting patterns!
    Image: J.Crew
  • DIY Twine 10 of 19
    DIY Twine
    Make baker's twine in lots of different colors by wrapping it around your hand to easily stack, and then color stripes with permanent marker. Easy!
    Image: Dani Marie Designs
  • Retro 11 of 19
    Retro
    Love the retro atomic age look of this paper!
    Image: Lollipop Designs
  • Newsprint 12 of 19
    Newsprint
    If you still get a newspaper, put it to use!
    Image: How About Orange
  • Pom Pom 13 of 19
    Pom Pom
    Hi, giant pom pom ribbon!!
    Image: Martha Stewart
  • Gift tag 14 of 19
    Gift tag
    How fun is this gift tag wheel?
    Image: Shop Sweet Lulu
  • Neon 15 of 19
    Neon
    Neon and metallic is so fresh.
    Image: J.Crew
  • Fabric Bows 16 of 19
    Fabric Bows
    These fabric bows are so special!
    Image: Absolutely Beautiful Things
  • Watercolor Stripe 17 of 19
    Watercolor Stripe
    Anthropologie has the prettiest papers.
    Image: Anthropologie
  • Flower 18 of 19
    Flower
    A single flower in place of a bow, perfect!
    Image: Real Simple
  • Velvet Ribbon 19 of 19
    Velvet Ribbon
    Love love love these velvet ribbons and glitter tags!
    Image: Ambrosia Girl

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