30 Fun & Unique Gift Wrapping Ideas (for Any Occasion!)

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There is so much joy in giving gifts but choosing the perfect gift is just the beginning of the process. Next comes the wrapping, and if you’re really aiming to impress, you need these epic gift wrapping ideas in your arsenal.

There are so many unique and creative ideas for gift wrapping, and we’ve gathered up some of the best and most clever ones for you in this handy list.

With these gift wrapping ideas, the next time you head to a party or give a gift to someone special, your gift will definitely stand out from the crowd.

We know you are going to love all of these ideas for wrapping gifts. Enjoy!

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1. Adorning Gifts with Felt Flowers

Create a thoughtful and special gift by using simple craft paper wrapping and adorning it with burlap and beautiful felt flowers.

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2. Vintage Fabric Gift Wrapping

Create one of a kind gifts by wrapping them with beautiful vintage fabrics. These lovely gifts are a work of art themselves!

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3. Wire Gift Ornaments

Personalize your next gift with an easy DIY wire name ornament. Wrap it around plain wrapping paper for a personalized statement the recipient won’t forget.

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4. DIY Explosion Box

An explosion box is an origami box that pops open and “explodes” as soon as the recipient takes the top off, revealing pictures, messages, and even gifts inside. It’s a fun and creative gift wrap.

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5. Flower Topped Gift Box

Use a variety of craft paper and a fold a beautiful gift box complete with a handmade paper flower for the top. It’s the perfect box for a special gift.

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6. DIY Fabric Ribbon Wrapping Ideas

Making your own fabric ribbon is a great way to create beautiful ribbon from leftovers that can be used to adorn a special package.

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7. DIY Phonebook Wrapping Paper

Eco-friendly wrapping paper is a great choice when it comes to protecting our environment. Use old phone book pages and some paint to create unique gift wrapping that’s perfect for any occasion.

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8. Boho Wrapping Gift Ideas

Beautiful floral paper is paired with braided leather and ribbon for a gorgeous gift-wrapping application. It’s sweet and sentimental.

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9. Reusable Gift Bags for All Occasions

Use leftover fabric, burlap, ribbon and other adornments to make reusable gift bags that can be used for any occassion.

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10. Upcycled T-shirt Gift Bag

Turn a favorite old t-shirt or a cool vintage or thrift store find into an inexpensive and fun and creative gift wrap.

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11. Folded Paper Git Box

Learn how to make a simple folded paper gift box with flowers in this easy step-by-step tutorial.

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12. Easy Sew Drawstring Gift Bags

Save money and use scrap fabric or old clothes to make these affordable and reusable gift bags that can be used for any holiday or gift giving occasion.

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13. Pillow Pouch

Upcycle cardboard toilet paper tubes into gift wrap for small gifts by adding a bit of colorful craft paper and some ribbon.

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14. Colorful Gift Wrap

This cute and colorful gift wrap is perfect for using any time. The best part is you can print it out. No more running to the store for last minute gift wrapping supplies.

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15. Plastic Bottle Gift Wrap

Turn a plastic soda bottle into a completely unexpected gift wrapping solution for small gifts or gift cards.

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16. Furoshiki from Old T-shirts

Furoshiki is the Japanese practice of wrapping gifts in cloth or clothes rather than disposible paper. Add some painted designs for a truly beautiful gift wrap idea.

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17. Nautical Gift Wrap

Use stamps and glitter to make simple and fun nautical themed wrapping paper that really makes a statement.

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18. Kitty Themed Gift Box

Make this fun black cat paper gift box! It’s perfect for someone that has a Halloween birthday, or for any kitty lover in your life.

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19. CrossWord Gift Wrap

Printable and 100% customizable this fun crossword wrapping paper is unique and unexpected. It can be used for any holiday or occasion.

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20. Herb and Doily Wrapping

Give a gift that looks beautiful and is useful as well. Wrap fresh herbs into a paper doily cone and tie onto a gift.

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21. Monogram Gift Tag

Personalize and glam up any gift with a simple monogram gift tag. Use chipcoard letters from a craft store and paint them to match the occasion.

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22. Fruit Wrapping Paper

The best thing about this fun gift wrapping idea is that it’s made entirely of colored paper. Dig into your craft stash and get started on these fun and fruity gift wrapping ideas.

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23. DIY Yarn Tassel

Pack up your gifts with this easy to make tassel that you can finish in just minutes.

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24. Star Garland

This simple yet elegant star garland gift wrap is perfect for any gift from Christmas to birthday or even a wedding gift. Simply swap out the colors of paper to match the occasion.

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25. Black and White

If you love the black and white style of wrapping, you’re going to love this simple handmade, hand stamped design.

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26. Photo Wrapping

Print out high quality photos you have taken of the recipient and attach them to the gifts for a truly unique gift wrap idea.

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27. Brown Paper, Painted Ribbons

Brown craft paper is the perfect wrapping for any event and you can make it special by painting a simple ribbon once the gift is wrapped.

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28. Candy Bar Bows

Everyone loves candy so make your next gift extra special by using candy to make the bow. Anyone would love to receive this clever gift.

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29. Yarn Weaving

Elevate a simply wrapped gift with a little yarn and a bit of time. This fabulous woven design is easy to make and looks fantastic.

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30. Rubber Band Gift Wrap

Head to the office supply store and pick up a bag of colorful rubber bands for this clever gift wrapping hack.

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