The 7 Most Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas

Sick of wrapping things with the standard wrapping paper? Check out these 7 incredibly creative ways to wrap gifts so your presents will be admired even before they are torn open!

The holiday season has been in full gear, and hopefully most of us have gathered the majority of our presents and are ready to wrap them up and write those gift tags. Do you want to make your gifts stand out and make a statement even before they are unwrapped? These 7 creative gift wrapping ideas will cause pretty much anyone to stop and stare before they tear it apart. From recyclables to chalkboards there are so many unique ways to wrap a gift and show your loved one how much you care from the inside of the package to the out!


  • Chalkboard Gift Wrapping

    Transform your gift into a little chalkboard to really give your wrapping that “wow” factor. All you need is black matte wrapping paper and a chalkboard marker! Add some ribbons and twine to make even more of a statement.

  • Brown Paper and Colorful Embellishments

    This is one of the simplest ways to wrap a present, yet make a statement. All you need is to cut up some brown paper and add embellishments for pops of color. This wrapping looks so cute that I wouldn’t even rush to undo it!

  • Newspaper Wrapping

    Everyone has old newspapers lying around so why not repurpose them to make them look nice. Country Living took newspaper wrapping to a whole new level by placing a monstrous flower on top with red stripped ribbons coming out of it! It looks so chic and expensive you wouldn’t believe it’s all made from newspaper.

  • Money Chocolate Box

    Growing up my mom would always make us a money tree for those milestone birthdays. This money chocolate box is the same idea in a different packaging! Either put the chocolates in a separate bag or eat them yourself, but, either way, this wrapping idea is unique and such a nice way to present a cash gift.

  • Font Wrapping

    Instead of stressing to figure out which gift is whose just incorporate their names into the gift wrapping itself. This font style wrapping by Bugs and Fishes looks so adorable! You can write anything you wish like “Merry Christmas,” “Congratulations” or people’s names. All you need are letter templates from the internet and you’re good to go!

  • Lego Wrapping

    This is probably one of my favorite styles. My brother was obsessed with legos, as most young boys are, and would have love this wrapping during his lego peak. Kids will LOVE this lego wrapping paper so much that they may not even care what’s inside!

  • Cheeseburger Wrapping Paper Set

    This idea wins for most creative! Gift couture created this amazing cheeseburger wrapping paper set so your loved one can be entertained while ripping apart the lettuce, tomato, cheese etc. This creative wrapping paper will leave anyone with a smile!

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