Wrapping Around The Christmas Tree: Day Six

I’ve not yet had the time to make a tree skirt that I absolutely love, so getting presents under the tree is more than a sign that Christmas is coming, it’s a necessity.
twelve days of decor
While Dustin would much rather shop at a store that includes gift wrap with a purchase, I love wrapping gifts while sipping hot cocoa and watching a good movie after the kids are in bed. Pure bliss (except for that occasionally odd sized item that’s a pain to wrap.
Day six

On the sixth day of Christmas, may you inspired be, six elves a wrapping
Five feathered wreaths
Four well-read trees
Three artsy “tutes”
Two tree toppers
And a pillow bow (the final cost is free).

There are so many cute gift wrapping ideas out there, and if you’re like me, there’s still plenty that I haven’t gotten around to doing yet. Here are a few that are jumping out at me.

Linda with It All Started With Paint has an awesome tutorial on making fabric presents – the perfect solution for a certain tree skirt that isn’t quite ready for prime time.
fabric gift idea

Joy Cho used kraft paper and masking tape to make this gift look so cute for Country Living.
wrapping presents

This origami gift packaging by Lorajean’s Magazine would be the perfect way to wrap up neighbor gifts or a small something for a teacher or friend.
Origami gifts
My Home Ideas showed a variety of ways to wrap gifts using tinsel, flower petals, and candy.
gift wrapping ideas

Embellishing gifts is a fantastic way to take the hum drum out of white tissue paper – just check out these by Grey Likes Weddings via Style Me pretty.
Wedding Wrapping

And last but not least are the awesome yarn-tied gifts from Pocket Full of Lovelies. The possibilities are endless using colored yarn bits to spice up a gift.
wrapping with yarn

If you’ve just joined us, we’re working our way up to 12 unique Christmas decorating ideas featuring items from our friends, our home and some awesome DIYers on the web. We’re already on day seven tomorrow and I’m starting to worry that Christmas will be here before I’m ready. Eek!

Un-wrapped and un-ready, your festive friends-

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  1. Thanks for including me in your post! How fun and love the gift wrap ideas … I’ve always been a bit nutty about wrapping gifts with a bit of flair …