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| September 16, 2013 | 14 Comments

Wrapping Paper Ideas for Kids

Last year, we went through a “spate” of making our own wrapping paper. It was partly due to the fact, that we had RUN OUT of wrapping paper, but also because I thought it would be fun to involve the kids in making our own wrapping paper. A great outlet for their creativity, with a practical use! I am also a great fan of using brown paper or a simple box and wrapping it with a big colourful ribbon. During the Christmas season you can further decorate that with a homemade Christmas ornament, then add a homemade card and you have a really special gift.

Wrapping Paper ideas

This particular gift was filled with crafty goodies, and I encouraged the recipient to keep the box and decorated it!

Here are a few of our wrapping paper ideas.

Fairy Wrapping Paper DIY Wrapping Paper Ideas DIY Wrapping Paper

Fairy Wrapping Paper

Dotty Wrapping Paper (SO EASY!)

Cookie Cuter Print

DIY Wrapping Paper Superhero wrapping paper Wrapping Paper 2

Hello Kitty

Similarly Superhero Wrapping Paper

Ink Pad Wrapping Paper

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Fingerprint Wrapping Paper (8 different fingerprint designs)

Potato Print Wrapping Paper


0 pink poppy snowflake stamp red Apple Printing Child made gift paper

Nature Prints

Apple Printing

Going Wild

Plastic Bottle Crafts - Gift Box Easy Gift Wrapping Ideas Easy Gift Box DIYs

DIY Giftbox Craft

Brown Paper Gift Wrapping Ideas x 4

TP Roll Gift Boxes

DIY Paper Bows - one of my favourite paper crafts to date - these are easy to make once you get the hang of the pattern and simply gorgeous on brown paper pracels!

Stunning Paper Bows How To

I do hope you have been inspired to make your own Gift Wrap this year. I am sure the kids will love designing their own Wrapping Paper and making their gifts really special!

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  1. Mammasaurus says:

    Great ideas – this is just what I need at the moment too!

  2. Mum of One says:

    What a great idea. We make lots of homemade cards but have not tried giftwrap. Will definitely have a go with the boy this Xmas.

  3. These are cute! I wouldn’t mind if someone gave me a gift wrapped in a superhero paper!

  4. Pinkoddy says:

    Fantastic – I am going to make my own Lego paper now!

  5. WallyMummy says:

    OMG love love love! I am so gonna do that with my LG this year 😉 xxx gorgeous xxx

  6. scott says:

    What a splendid ideas, i am going to do it

  7. mummiafelice says:

    Absolutely love this!! What brilliant ideas!!! Will definitely try these with the children :) Thanks so much for linking up to #homemadethursday! xx

  8. Carla Daly says:

    Really great ideas thank you so much.

  9. Jane says:

    I feel inadequate x

  10. Lesley says:

    When my kids were small we would take huge pieces of plain paper, felt tip pens and write the recipients name in different colours, sizes and handwriting randomly all over the paper and then wrap. Without fail the recipients loved the paper, my kids loved making the paper and it was sooo much cheaper as well.

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