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It's so close to Christmas and time to start wrapping the presents for under the tree. The thing is when you've spent money on gifts the appeal of buying more things for gift wrapping isin't so appealing.
Brown paper is your friend. It's inexpensive and with a bit of creativity you can make some amazing gift wrap. So here's some ideas i prepared earlier.
Bunting Gift Wrap -Put some string around your gift, find some black and white patterns print out & then cut out bunting shapes. Double side tape the bunting flags onto the string and voila!
Christmas Lights Gift Wrap - Draw a black line for the lights string. Get your favouite coloured paints and go back to finger painting days to create the lights.
Pom Pom Gift Wrap - Paint some circles onto your brown paper. Your next challenge is to create pom poms out of tissue paper. There's plenty of tutorials online about how to make these so have a play around and you'll perfect them in no time.
Newspaper Gift Wrap - Cut your recipient's name out of newspaper and then you've doubled up on gift wrap and a gift tag!
So have fun gift wrapping and have a Merry DIY Christmas
So all my Christmas gifts have been wrapped although they were looking pretty ugly with names on scraps of paper so i've been on the hunt for the perfect Christmas labels.
I love finding new and different labels every year and when all you need to do is print them off it's even better.
So there are all sorts in this series by Pretty Darn Cute Design in fact here's all the fabulous ones on one page:
So you're sold right? They're pretty darn cute. So now you can download them for FREE for your presents.
Download the PDF here, print them off and then happy gift wrapping.
Recently some very good friends of mine got together to make these little beauties. Mini gingerbread houses! Seriously consider getting the girls together to make these, they're so much fun and it's nice to spend quality time with friends during the silly season.
Here's the recipe featuring one of our cute little houses.
And just because they're so ridiculously cute here's some more decorating inspiration for you of other one's we made.
Happy baking! Make sure you keep checking back for more Christmas DIY over the next few weeks