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Tuesday, 3 December 2013

DIY Gift Wrapping

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I love Christmas, and I love putting a bit of effort into wrapping my gifts. I'd happily wrap presents all day long! I've been really organised, as I am most years (yes, I'm one of those people who start their shopping in August), and I've already wrapped the majority of my presents. I try to do something a little different each year. Last year I did bows and bells and this year I've decided to use luggage tags and also make some pretty gift toppers...

I knew I wanted to add something to my luggage tags, to make them a little festive. I found this Christmas themed wax sealing kit, which include three coins - a snowman, holly and Christmas tree. I really enjoyed using this to decorate my tags, and really like the finished look.

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With the gift toppers, I attached some wooden snowflakes onto wooden pegs using strong glue, and then spray painted them silver. They dried overnight and I then attached them to the bakers twine wrapped around the gifts. My wrapping paper is just good ol' Tesco!

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I also got these really cute toadstools from our local garden centre, which I've attached to the luggage tags. I think they are so sweet!

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I'm hoping my family and friends will like how I've wrapped their gifts, and also like the fact it will be obvious which ones are mine under the tree :) How are you wrapping your presents this year?


  1. This is such a lovely way to wrap presents - I absolutely love the wax stamping kit (always wanted one, never owned one) I have yet to finish my Christmas shopping, let alone start thinking about how to wrap it, but I am busy working on home made Christmas cards :)

  2. these are so cute! I would love to do something like this, but most people I give presents to just rip them open so it would be wasted on them! x

  3. Looooove these! Especially the wooden pegs xx

  4. Oh my gosh the christmas tags are beautiful! I need a wax stamp. I'd literally go crazy stamping everything though. This is really lovely wrapping Sophie :) xx