All you need to wrap gifts is a roll of brown paper – and here is why
Homemade is better – always.
Because sure you can buy super-fancy, glossy wrapping paper in pretty much every shop. But did you know that brown paper is not only far more gentle on the environment – but is also perfect all year around, meaning you don't have to keep buying different paper for different occasions, saving both the planet and your wallet.
And don't for a second think that brown paper is too plain to use for gifts.
Nope, just look at these amazing ideas a quick Pinterest search yielded:
1. Painted ribbons
Well, this could hardly be any easier to do, yet looks utterly impressive.
2. A touch of greenery
We love how simple this idea is: Just while paint splatters, DIY tags and a tiny little branch of winter greens.
3. Add a paper snowflake
If you don't remember how to cut snowflakes from your years in primary school, there are always Youtube videos. Loads of them...
4. With a star
Easy – yet incredibly effective.
5. Light it up
You can paint the bulbs, or get the kids to add their thumb-prints – which we think is an even sweeter idea.
6. Add a branch
Twine for tying, and a touch of greenery is all you need.
7. For little ones
This might just be the cutest wrapping idea we've ever seen.
8. Say it with candy canes
Add a sweet touch to your presents this year.
9. A little bit of neon
Teens and tweens would no doubt appreciate this cool wrapping.
10. Cut out some characters
Minimum input for maximum effect – and seriously cute.