Forget store bought paper this year - you can make your gifts look extra special with a roll of kraft brown paper and a bit of imagination!

Unique Gift Wrap Ideas Using Brown Paper to Make You Look Like a Pro

Whatever the occasion skip the store bought gift wrap and try one of these creative gift wrap ideas all using plain old brown paper!

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Gift Wrap Ideas Using Brown Paper

It’s time to start wrapping those Christmas gifts so I stopped by the store and picked up some gift wrap.

And then I came home and found all these amazing creative gift wrap ideas on Pinterest… all with a base of plain old brown kraft paper!

And now I’m regretting buying my boring Christmas pudding wrapping paper!

Tie it up with some twine and decorate with a wreath

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Via Say Yes Blog

Decorate your twine with some fairy lights

Via Boxwood Avenue

Use candy cane coloured straws to add a star

Brown paper wrapping with straws
Via Splash of Something

Doodle your own pine needle pattern all over the paper

Brown Paper Wrapping
Via Kelli Murray

Add some cute photo props

Via Mum in the Madhouse

Write messages all over the packages

Via Christmas Do It Yourself

Use some twine to add some stars

Black stars on gifts
Via The Little Design Corner

Use pages from an old book to make a trendy typography name tag

Via Man Made DIY

Use last year’s Christmas cards as part of your decoration

Via The Prudent Penny Pincher

Stamp on a sentiment

Brown Paper Bag with greenery
Via The Beauty Dojo

For an elegant look use red satin ribbon and some black and white photographs

Brown paper wrapping ideas with maroon ribbon
Via Style Me Pretty

Use some white paint to add texture and pattern

White painted brown paper wrapping
Via almost makes perfect

Bake some gingerbread biscuits to use as gift tags

Via Decorator’s Notebook

Use sprigs of fir to make tiny Christmas trees

Add some music paper and faux greens for an elegant look

Via Maison de Pax

Doodle all over the packages with a white paint pen

Puffy Painted brown paper wrapping
Via Always Rooney

Create a cute Rudolph pattern complete with pompom noses!

Via Splash of Something

Create a rustic farmhouse look with burlap and a boxwood wreath

Via Craftberry Bush
Forget store bought paper this year - you can make your gifts look extra special with a roll of kraft brown paper and a bit of imagination! #christmas #giftwrap #wrappingpaper #kraftpaper