Brown paper packages tied up with string,
these are a few of my favorite things…
If you are just getting around to wrapping up your gifts in these remaining days before Christmas, here are a handful of clever ideas I’ve scoped out for you.
No, they don’t all use brown paper or string, but each one is adorable.
I already have my gifts all wrapped or else I would be totally copying some of these.
Oh well, there’s always next year.
From realsimple.com, use up your old newspaper pages or even old maps. My boys would love getting a gift wrapped up in the funnies!
Also from realsimple.com, use paint chip swatches as a cute gift tag.
If you want to not even use paper, tying up a package in pretty fabric is a great alternative. (source unknown)
This is a brown paper package embellished with varying colors of yarn. I love this!! (source also unknown)
If you’re a thrift store junkie like myself, you can always wrap one up in a shirt, topped off with a vintage brooch. (From countryliving.com.)
The Thompson Family has another creative gift wrap idea–use bulletin board borders to dress up your package.
One Charming Party has a super cute way to personalize a package using ribbons and a monogram. I think this is absolutely adorable.
Boxwood Clippings has several cute ideas to use up an old or thrifted sweater for packaging.
Nest Full of Eggs has this idea for a brown paper package. Stamp a paper doily and tie up with colored string, twine, or yarn. So simple, yet so pretty.
From bhg.com, this is one that maybe the kiddos can help make. A cute gift tag made with some basic crafting supplies.
Merry Christmas everyone!