12 Days of DIY Gift Wrap
12 Days of DIY Gift Wrap

12 Days Of DIY Gift Wrap

Get crafty and save with upcycled gift wrap—using stuff you already have!


Day 1: Spare Button Gift Tags

Put those old buttons to new use by creating these unique gift tags. For an extra touch, turn an old button into a stamp. Just glue on top of a cork, dip in paint and stamp.

Spare Button Gift Tags

Day 2: Paper Plate Present Topper

Make your gift stand out with this innovative present topper made from a paper plate. For step-by-step instructions, click the link below.

Paper Plate Present Topper

Day 3: DIY Pasta Ribbon

Give your gift 3D appeal with a ribbon made from colored pasta. For step-by-step instructions, click the links below.

DIY Pasta Ribbon

Day 4: Colorful Yarn Ribbon

Don’t spend extra money on ribbon when colorful yarn will make your gift special. And, top it off with a printable gift tag from Ziploc.com.

Colorful Yarn Ribbon

Day 5: Sticker Dot Wrapping + Pom-Pom Topper

Put your sticker dots to good use. Stick them onto paper, cut out a shape and add it to your present. Top with a pom-pom for fun! Check out Ziploc.com for step-by-step instructions.

Sticker Dot Wrapping + Pom-Pom Topper

Day 6: Woven Ribbon Wrap

Crisscross leftover ribbon to give this gift a design that only looks difficult.

Woven Ribbon Wrap

Day 7: DIY Toilet Paper Roll Gift Boxes

Turn old toilet paper rolls into cuter-than-you-think gift boxes. For step-by-step instructions, click the link below.

DIY Toilet Paper Roll Gift Boxes

Day 8: DIY Gift Scarf Wrap

Give a double present by wrapping your gift in a scarf. For step-by-step instructions, click the link below.

DIY Gift Scarf Wrap

Day 9: Used Greeting Card Gift Tags

Turn old greeting cards into decorative gift tags. Cut out a shape, hole punch and attach with twine or ribbon.

Used Greeting Card Gift Tags

Day 10: DIY Paperclip + Duct Tape Ribbon

Cover paper clips with colorful duct tape to create unexpected gift decor. For step-by-step instructions, click the links below.

DIY Paperclip + Duct Tape Ribbon

Day 11: DIY Plastic Bag Present Topper

Breathe new life into plastic bags by transforming them into gift bows. For step-by-step instructions, click the link below.

DIY Plastic Bag Present Topper

Day 12: Muffin Liner Closures

Seal your holiday bags with muffin liners and washi tape covered binder clips to create a clever closure.

Muffin Liner Closures