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12 amazingly easy gift wrapping ideas for the holidays

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With these quick and easy ideas, you’ll be more excited to give gifts than to receive them this year. Don’t forget your essentials — double stick tape, scissors, and a hard surface for wrinkle-free wrapping.

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May your gifts look adorable:

Embellish:

1. Stamp rustic brown paper in silver with holiday images like Christmas trees, snowmen, stockings, and more.

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2. Adorn your gift with a bow of unusual material, like velvet, handmade paper, or felt.

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3. Take plain gift wrapping paper to the next level by adding your favorite holiday quotes with a metallic paint pen.

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4. Wrap your gift in vintage lace and a big, satin ribbon.

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Add:

5. Add a fun, personalized ornament to your gift – it doubles as an extra gift!

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6. Add a giant candy cane or lollipop to make a sweet statement.

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7. Rustic is in — pine cones, some cinnamon, and a sprig of pine will look lovely and will carry the spirit of the season.

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Create:

8. Cut out a fun family photo into the shape of an ornament and make it into a gift tag.

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9. Print out scenes from your favorite Christmas movies, cut them into squares, and use them to decorate your gift wrap.

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10. Take an old book with beautiful script and use the paper as gift wrap.

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11. Cut out the images from a children’s Christmas book and arrange them in a beautiful collage for a unique card.

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12. Print out old family photos and make them into gift tags that double as a card.

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