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Holiday Gift Wrapping Ideas: 4 Effortless Ways To Wrap Odd-Shaped Gifts

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Learn how to wrap a gift efficiently with these four quick and easy gift wrapping ideas for Christmas!

Gift Wrapping Ideas, Tips, And Tricks for the Holidays

 

How to Wrap Oddly-Shaped Gifts for the Holidays

No box? No problem! If you’re looking for easy (and eco-friendly) gift wrapping ideas for odd-shaped holiday gifts, you’ll love these tutorials. Gift bags and tissue paper can be pricey and wasteful, but with these gift wrapping ideas, you won’t need much. In the gift wrapping tutorials below, we’ll show you how to wrap bulky, odd-shaped gifts quickly and easily!

Are you also looking for a creative way to wrap an awkward-shaped gift? These clever gift wrapping ideas are here to help. With a sheet of wrapping paper and a few pieces of tape, we’ll show you how to wrap everything from a stuffed animal to a cylinder-shaped box. These gift wrapping tutorials are a total time-saver, plus they are also budget friendly. You can also check out 4 more of our fantastic gift wrapping ideas and techniques here!

Ready to give it a try? Check out the 4 tutorials below, and be sure to leave your own gift wrapping ideas in the comments!

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Tutorial #1: How to Wrap a Stuffed Animal

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  • Begin with a rectangular sheet of gift wrapping paper
  • Fold the left and right sides in, about 1 inch each
  • Seal each side with double-sided tape
  • Fold the sheet upward, leaving a few inches for the top flap
  • Fold the top left and right corners down
  • Seal with double-sided tape
  • Insert your stuffed animal, then seal your “envelope” with another piece of tape!

Tutorial #2: How to Wrap a Ball

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  • Begin with a rectangular sheet of gift wrapping paper
  • Fold the left and right sides in so they meet in the center
  • Use double-sided tape to seal the sides shut
  • Fold the bottom edge in, about 1 inch
  • Seal with tape
  • Insert your ball, then fold the top edge in
  • Seal with tape

Tutorial #3: Gift Wrapping with a Cylindrical Box

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  • Begin with a rectangular sheet of gift wrapping paper
  • Wrap it around your box, then seal with tape
  • Leave 3-4 inches of excess paper at the top and bottom of your box
  • Fold your paper in a small triangular shape, then tape to the top of the box
  • Keep folding around the circle, taping each time
  • Repeat this process on the bottom of the box
  • Add a small circular piece of wrapping paper, then seal with tape

Tutorial #4: Gift Wrapping with a Hexagon Box

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  • Begin with a rectangular sheet of gift wrapping paper
  • Wrap it around your box, then seal with tape
  • Leave 3-4 inches of excess paper at the top and bottom of your box
  • Fold your paper in a small triangular shape over one of the box edges
  • Repeat this folding process until you have 6 folds (1 for each edge)
  • Add a small circular piece of wrapping paper, then seal with tape

 

Check out these 4 gift wrapping tutorials in the video below:

 

There you go, DIY-ers! Creative gift wrapping techniques you can count on for gifts without boxes, or are oddly-shaped. Whether you want to be practical or creative about it, you can count on these smart gift wrapping ideas. Have a great fun time gift wrapping with these DIY ideas and techniques!

Do you have any gift wrapping ideas for Christmas of your own? We’d love to hear about them! Leave a comment and let us know!

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on November 29, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.

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