Easy Gift Wrap Ideas — and Free Printable Gift Tags!

It’s amazing what a lil’ gift wrap can do! I bought some friends some holiday socks, which felt like kind of a lame gift, until I wrapped them up with some jazzy doodads. And luckily for all of us Christmastime puts lots of crafters, designers and illustrators in the giving mood.

Check out all these easy gift wrap ideas and free printable gift tags I found, your mind will be blown!

  • 5 Gift Topper Ideas 1 of 13

    I love all 5 of these easy gift topper ideas! I bet you already have the supplies on hand too!


    From The House That Lars Built

  • Poach From Your Tree 2 of 13

    I've been nabbing these cheap shatterproof ornaments off my tree all season long! How much more festive can you get?


    From @thealisonshow on Instagram

  • Tissue Paper Geo Shapes 3 of 13

    I did this a few years ago the tissue paper shapes are super cute! But the tiny plastic animals and pom-poms are easy and adorable too!


    From The Alison Show

  • Snowscape-Wrapped DIY 4 of 13

    This is out-of-control cute! In fact I think I'd wrap a gift I never intended to get opened.


    DIY from Oh Happy Day

  • 5 Manly Man Wrapping Ideas 5 of 13

    I love each and every one of Brittni's gift wrap ideas for dudes, but I totally think they work for anyone looking for some simple wrapping ideas!


    See them all on Paper n' Stitch

  • Gift Tags From Instagram Photos 6 of 13

    Put those suckers to use!


    See how at A Beautiful Mess

  • Put Some Glitter on It 7 of 13

    This is how I wrapped up my homemade marshmallows last year! I used some tiny cupcake toppers and clothespins I glittered. Basically my philosophy is grab anything festive in sight and go with it.


    See my homemade marshmallows recipe here

  • Printable Wrapping Paper 8 of 13

    I can't handle the cuteness of this whole situation. It's TOO GOOD! If you have someone you really REALLY want to impress I say just copy this exactly.


    Printables from Oh Happy Day

  • 20 + Free Gift Tags to Print! 9 of 13

    Each year the most fabulous human, Ez, of Creature Comforts rounds up her favorite free printable gift tags. I haven't seen her 2013 list yet, but the past years have some TREATS!


    Check out the list from 2012 from Creature Comforts here

  • DIY Reindeer 10 of 13

    This lil' guy would look so cute on a gift, but he's also cute enough to be a gift! I can see my 3-year-old playing with this as a puppet and loving it!


    From Eat Drink Chic

  • Color On It 11 of 13

    I'm always looking for ways to involve my lil one in the gift-giving process. So this printable wrapping paper is just the best idea! From


    Say Yes to Hoboken

  • Stick It To ‘Em! 12 of 13

    I LURVE using stickers! You can buy full-sheets of sticker label paper and print out just about anything and make it a cute gift tag. These stickers are all from my downloadable holiday craft book that's just 9.99 and has tons of DIY projects and 100s of stickers!


    Check out A Hip Handmade Holiday here

  • Merry and Bright! 13 of 13

    I love everything Studio DIY does, but her collabs with illustrator Very Sarie blow my mind! Love these free gift tags! Find them on Studio DIY.


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