12 sweet gift-wraps and a printable for free!

If you have an aversion to brown paper and string, then best look away now! Personally, I love it, and have been creating festive brown paper packages tied up with string for years now. With just a few little finishing touches it never fails to look completely stunning and contemporary. Here are some of my top picks from my Pinterest board The Art of Giving.

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Top Row
Nordic style with tiny pine cones and a festive sprig. [source]
Who says black can't be festive! [source]
Create your own patterned gift wrap using silver Sharpies. [source]

Second Row
Get the Japanese vibe and ditch the paper altogether! [source]
Hand-letter your messages straight onto the gift wrap [source]
Monogrammed theme using plain white paper and black and white photos [source]

Third Row
Cute little copper bells are right on trend! [source]
Grab your free printable tags from The Fine Letter Co.!
Put a bird on it! Unique die-cut tags from Skinny Laminx. [source]

Fourth Row
Stationery staples like Dymo tape make great labelling! [source]
Get arty with this custom brush gift wrap tutorial. [source]
Beautifully understated embossed tags. [source]

I hope you found some gift-wrapping inspiration for Christmas. And don't forget to download your free printable gift-tags by hitting the button below!

Wishing you a wonderful festive season!