Shabby Chic Gift Wrapping

By Dana Fox

I had some time today to get all of my xmas gifts wrapped up so I took advantage!  I still have a couple more to finish, but I wanted to share my wrapping job!  I wanted to do something different this year. It’s actually the first time I’ve ventured outside of the traditional Christmas wrapping paper and used things that I already had here at home.

I started with some cream kraft paper. I had a whole bunch of this that I had saved from a random parcel I received a while ago. I knew it would come in handy one day!  I used doilies that were purchased from the dollar store (three sizes, 48 pieces total! I love the dollar store!) as well as my standard natural twine that I use for all of my Wonder Forest packaging.  I am really happy with how they turned out and I love how they all match!

 

 

The best part was that I didn’t have to venture out to a store and spend money on wrapping supplies.  I used these printable tags from Love vs. Design. I know I know, I could have used the printable tags I made for you guys, but they just weren’t matching how I wanted them to!

Have you started wrapping your gifts yet? How are you planning on doing it this year?!


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  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/10450498374770942867 Keri~Native Moss

    Pretty! I'm wrapping my gifts in Kraft paper also. I love the simplicity of it.
    xo

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/10846375888716503369 Petchie

    These look so pretty, i love it! Haven't started wrapping yet but hopefully I can make them pretty like these.

    xoxo
    Petchie
    http://www.itsallofthelittlethings.blogspot.com

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/16584820164835204854 emily day.

    these look so great! it must have been nice to have that all around the house and to not have to go out. :)

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/09674664948794674777 Gentri

    I wish my dollar store sold doilies!

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/09403754815213161419 Aleksandra

    Beautiful

  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p0147e2fbb6e3970b Candice

    So lovely! You did a wonderful job with the wrapping. It looks almost too good to unwrap now! :)

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/17188408641744293591 Elle

    Adorable! So simple and elegant at the same time :)

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/17325306327468550273 Erika @ Rouge & Whimsy

    killlller cute. I use brown craft paper to wrap my gifts too– but none of them are wrapped yet :)

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/05741661140074007616 Nissy B Unique

    Could you please wrap my gifts too? =)

    xxo Nissy
    http://www.nissybunique.blogspot.com

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/11223677283004521564 lalalucy1000

    The presents look gorgeous, so much nicer than shop bought paper. Well done x x

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/01541293920256041101 Amanda

    I need some paper doilies pronto!

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/16332815163846166660 Dawn

    I have a good friend who wraps all of his presents in parcel paper and twine. He likes the simplistic look. I've actually decided to go the same route this year, but I spruce my packages up with paper snowflakes, paper doilies, buttons, etc. The simple look ends up looking so pretty!

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/15341035267469311267 Sarah Allison

    These are like the most pretty and awesome xmas gifts ever:) I'm sure the recipients will be super happy with them and maybe even hesitate to open them! :)

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/11870613840741935207 LindsayNicole

    I LOVE these! Such a great idea. Thanks for sharing!

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/00193446021690699857 Lulu Lang

    They look awesome! My wrapping job will include some kraft paper, twine, ribbon and handmade tags of course. Hope they turn out as good as yours! :)

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/09406981131054110505 Shannon

    I love how you wrapped these! So charming.

    I haven't started wrapping yet, so I really appreciate the inspiration. :)

    http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/07911705050843483859 emily anderson

    beautiful, beautiful wrapping!

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/07495389757646825796 Shannon

    This really is a great idea! The presents look so pretty. I'm def trying this!

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/13993477241493911256 The Sunshine District

    Ooh, such pretty wrapping idea :)
    xo Jac
    thesunshinedistrict.blogspot.com

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/14631073644695134988 Little Tree Vintage

    goodness i love all that wrapping! will you come wrap my gifts :)

  • https://www.blogger.com/profile/06228319697686289449 Susan @ Oh My! Creative

    I love this project and featured it in a collection of Doily Projects!

    http://www.ohmy-creative.com/uncategorized/30-diy-doily-crafts/

    Susan @ Oh My! Creative