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Ideas for Handmade Giftwrap

Whether it be for handmade items you sell, or gifts for loved ones, wrapping helps build anticipation and set the mood for the goodies that lie within. When a handmade gift is lovingly wrapped it helps express the effort you’ve gone to for that special someone. When wrapping items you sell, it is an opportunity to help you build your brand.

How to guide for wrapping handmade gifts


Think about what message you’re trying to send to the recipient and use that to guide your wrapping choices. Here are some ideas on ways you can create something extra special, and you might even want to get your kids involved.

Use confetti to jazz up your handmade gift wrapping

USE CONFETTI
Sandwich confetti between 2 sheets of cellophane and wrap!

Use a pretty fabric ribbon

MAKE A STATEMENT RIBBON
This is a good way to use up your fabric scraps!
Cut your fabric into strips then tie around your gift.

Get the kids involved and let them stamp the wrapping paper.
Let your kids use a potato stamp to make unique wrapping paper.
hand stamping wrapping paper is the perfect way to present your handmade gifts.

STAMP YOUR PAPER
This is a good one for getting the kids involved.
You can use Kraft letters as stamps or even carve a stamp from a potato.

A simple bag made from bright fabric is both useful and striking visually.
A simple bag made from bright fabric is both useful and striking visually.
A simple bag made from bright fabric is both useful and striking visually.

MAKE A FABRIC GIFT BAG
Make a fabric gift bag by turning over a hem at the top then with RST sewing the other three sides. Tie with some fun trim and you’re done. Pretty and environmentally sound!

How do you like to wrap your handmade gifts? leave a comment below and share your creativity!

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