DIY Gift Wrap Ideas

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by Angela Son, A.C. Moore Craftologist

DIY Gift Wrap Ideas

Create wrapping that’'s just as amazing as what’'s inside! Add a little extra love to any gift you’'re giving by trying some of these personalized, DIY gift wrapping ideas.

Create your own, snap a few pictures, and share using #ACMooreInspired.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:less than 30 minutes + dry time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Crepe Paper Fringe:
    Step A: Cut a 4"” wide strip of crepe paper and fold along width to 2 ½"” for double layer fringe. Or, cut 2”" wide strip for one layer fringe.
    Step B: Create fringe by cutting into crepe paper, leaving at least ½"” on the other side.
    Step C: Start at the bottom of the box and attach a strip of fringe with tape. Continue to layer fringe, working your way up to the top. Before attaching the top layers, cover the top surface with a piece of crepe paper, and then finish.
  • 2
    Washi Tape Plaid:
    Step A: Wrap the present in solid color paper.
    Step B: Determine and then mark where you want to apply the plaid.
    Step C: Apply washi tape by alternating the horizontal and vertical lines so they overlap.
  • 3
    Cupcake Liner Pom Pom:
    Step A: Layer four cupcake liners inside-out so that the print is inside, applying a dab of tacky glue to the center between each liner.
    Step B: Pinch the bottom center into any shape desired and spread the edges.
    Step C: Use hot glue to attach to the center of the gift.
  • 4
    Confetti Dots:
    Step A: Punch holes in desired cardstock colors.
    Step B: Use a sponge brush to apply Mod Podge onto the gift box surface, sprinkle on confetti, and let dry.
  • 5
    Handwritten Message
    Step A: Wrap the present in kraft paper.
    Step B: On the front surface of wrapped gift, write a message with the letters connected to the edges and let dry.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:less than 30 minutes + dry time

Project Supplies

  • •Crepe Paper Fringe:
  • Nicole™ Crafts Crepe Paper in Desired Colors
  • •Washi Tape Plaid:
  • Your Favorite Washi Tape(s), Scissors, Ruler & 3M Scotch Tape
  • •Cupcake Liner Pom Pom:
  • Wilton or Nicole™ Kitchen Baking Cups of Your Choice, Aleene's Quick Dry Tacky Glue, Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun & Surebonder Glue Sticks
  • •Confetti Dots:
  • McGill 1/4" x 2" Round Punch, Double-Sided Cardstock of Your Choice, Plaid Mod Podge Waterbase Sealer Glue and Finish, Loew-Cornell 1" Foam Brush
  • •Handwritten Message:
  • Nicole™ Crafts 30" x 15" Postal/Kraft Paper & Marvy Uchida Bistro Chalk Marker
  • •Crepe Paper Fringe, Washi Tape Plaid & Handwritten Message:
  • •Scissors, Ruler & Tape