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Unique Gift Wrapping Ideas That Break the Mold (But Not the Bank)


When it comes to Christmas wrapping paper, you might be tempted to go for the classics — a traditional green and red palette and Christmas tree and reindeer prints, all wrapped in the standard tinsel.

But we’re here to suggest otherwise.

Why not break tradition and consider festive pom poms? If you’re a nature lover, let floral and leafy prints take center stage.

Whether you’re a fan of minimalist Christmas wrapping or unique Christmas ideas — here are our favorite out of the box wrapping idea are sure to inspire your Christmas crafting sessions this festive season.

Leaf Print Gift Wrapping

If you’re a fan of tradition with a twist, incorporate green into your wrapping without being cliché — forgo the Christmas tree and go for natives or palm prints.

Tassel Gift Wrapping

Tassels had a serious jewelery moment this year, so why not incorporate the trend into your Christmas gift wrapping? It is decidedly festive.

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Minimalist Gift Wrapping

If you’re into the “less is more” mentality, take inspiration from these understated interpretations of festive gift wrapping.

Mix ‘n Match Gift Wrapping

Can’t decide on a theme? Don’t! Use a variety of different gift wraps in sets of two or three for consistency without uniformity.

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Hand-Painted Gift Wrapping

Give your gifts a unique touch with hand-painted patterns.

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Pastel Gift Wrapping

If the classic red and green is a little too much for you, swap for mint and pink instead.

DIY Gift Wrapping

For those inclined to do a little Christmas crafting during the festive season, try your hand at a few of these DIY ideas.

Luxe Marble Gift Wrapping

If your tastes are a little more luxurious, marble wrapping paper is a mainstay.

Au Naturale Gift Wrapping

Timeless and elegant, this low-key style is a rotating favorite when it comes to Christmas gifting.

This post was written by Nikki Chowdury. For more, check out our sister site Homes to Love.

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