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Your ultimate gift wrapping guide

You have the right gift for the right person! Now you need your ultimate gift wrapping guide to wrap it perfectly. You will find lots of ideas for making DIY handmade gifts. Although handmade gifts are very special and thoughtful. But most of the time you end up buying something that the receiver likes or is useful for them. And Office Depot has got you covered for that! With a wide selection, value and convenience; you will find all the latest technology, hottest gift cards, furniture and supplies all at a one-stop holiday workshop. Office Depot and OfficeMax offer everything with the lowest prices EVER on the Black Friday deals. Convenient in-store mailing and shipping via UPS and USPS at Office Depot stores and FedEx and USPS at OfficeMax stores help make the busy holiday shopping a breeze.

 

It is also very hard to tell what kind of gift the receiver is going to like for sure! But whatever you end up deciding ~ whether it’s a handmade gift or a store-bought gift!

It needs to be gift wrapped! Gift wrapping or gift packing itself is an art. But with the right ideas and easy tips it shouldn’t be that difficult.

 

Today I am sharing an ultimate gift wrapping guide. The idea is to give you a proper set of guidelines and tips for a basic gift wrap. There are thousands of creative gift wrapping ideas with tutorials everywhere. But this post especifically helps you chose and decide on a quick, well thought and easy gift wrap.

 

Gift wrapping guide

 

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The gift wrapping guide covers gift wrapping tips, types of bows, ribbons, gift wraps and even ideas to wrap edible gifts. It also includes organization ideas for your gift wrapping station. Let’s start with organizing tips and ideas.

 

Gift Wrapping Supplies Organization

 

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Creative gift wrap organization ideas

 

1. Using a drawer to organize gift wrapping rolls. And keeping all the other supplies in storage bins or baskets. source

2. Cut and use toilet paper rolls as gift wrap cuffs to prevent them from unrolling.

3. Using a trash bin for holding wrapping paper. via Chez Larsson

4. Dowels and hooks on a board make an easy DIY storage solution for wrapping paper. via progression by design

5. A wire divider serves good for using the side space for keeping wrapping paper.

6. Ikea plastic bag dispenser can also be used as wrapping paper storage. via gall-erry

 

organizing gift wrapping supplies with labels

 

Wrapping supplies storage idea

 

I love this simple and easy storage solution for gift tags, tissues, bows, wrap and bags using labels.

via acasarella

 

Gift wrapping guide - wrapping station on closet door

 

Gift wrapping station

 

This is my favorite gift wrapping storage solution. It’s perfect for small spaces and utilizes that unused closet door space.

I love how decently the paper, bags and ribbons fit on each wire rack.

via the chronicles of home

 

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Gift wrapping paper ideas

 

1. The recipient’s photo on the gift. It’s custom, special and easy to find!

2. Recycle toilet paper into boxes for small gifts like jewelry. source

3. Musical wrapping paper. via countryliving

4. Word search interactive wrapping paper. Here’s a tutorial to make word search wrapping paper.

5. Black wrapping paper as faux chalkboard gift wrap. source

6. Newspaper or book pages for wrapping gifts. Cool idea for people who love to recycle. via Alisa Burke

 

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7. Brown wrapping paper. source

8. A ribbon serves as a cute handle for your boxed gift.

9. Recycle old t-shirts into making snowman gift wraps. Good for Holidays and Christmas gifts. source

10. Print a large engineering print photo from your local store to wrap a custom gift. via a subtle revelry

11. Map gift wrapping paper.

12. A nice and proper gift wrapping tutorial for circular gifts. via youtube

 

Gift wrapping with card pocket

 

Smart and clever gift wrap

 

Fold the wrapping paper to make a card pocket when packing your gift.

via Martha Stewart

 

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Proper way of wrapping the sides

 

I love this pictorial. Very helpful for proper gift wrap from the sides.

 

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Edible gift wrapping ideas

 

1. Glass jars (containing coffee, milk etc.) or mason jars make perfect containers for cookie mix, spice mix and semi-solid delights. source

2. Disposable foil containers, customize the lid with printable greeting or recipe. source

3. Tin boxes and containers for gifts like candies and popcorns.

4. Cute little jars make perfect gift wrap for cupcakes, candies, trail mix and more.

5. Chalkboard paint ice-cream container for homemade treats with greetings. via bhg

6. Stack your homemade cookies in paper-lined roll of corrugated cardboard. Place a round of cork at each end and tie the tube tightly with ribbon. via bhg

7. Buckets, that can come in handy for organizing stuff later on. via cakewhiz

8. Cardstock boxes.

 

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Creative gift wrapping bows

 

1. Paper bow templates in 4 sizes via lia griffith.

2. Make festive bow via bhg.

3. Origami bow via origami instructions.

4. Lace bow. source

5. Tiffany’s bow via urban e bloc.

6. Easy 3 loop bow via craftionary.

 

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Creative Gift Toppers

 

7. Tissue paper topper via ellinee.

8. Tissue poms and flower gift toppers via lia griffith.

9. Pom pom gift topper. source

10. No-fray ribbon trick via two twenty one.

11. Jingle bell paper bow (German paper star) via craft ideas.

12. Read ~ Wrap ~ Recycle. Make bows from magazine via whole living.

 

DIY ribbon making tool using a board and dowels - gift wrapping guide

 

DIY Bow maker

 

A board and two dowels make an easy bow making tool. This tool helps keep the ribbon in place while you make loops for the bow.

It also makes tying easy.

via the bold abode

 

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Ribbon tips and organization

 

1. Ribbon organization on towers or stands.

2. Using paper clips to keep the ribbon from unrolling.

3. Printing on ribbon to customize for a special gift wrap. via sew mc cool

4. Using shoe or scrapbook box for organizing ribbon.

5. A list of places to buy cheap ribbon. via craftaholic anonymous

 

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15 DIY Gift card holders

creative gift card holders

 

I hope this ultimate gift wrapping guide helped you with your gift wrap dilemma.

 

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