It's the thought behind the gift that counts, but when that gift arrives in a beautifully hand wrapped package it's a bit more special. Receiving a fabulously wrapped gift doesn't just build up anticipation for the gift inside, it adds to the gift as a whole. If you're looking to push your holiday gifts to the next level this year you might want to take a look at our roundup of DIY gift wrap ideas. Whatever's inside the box, with these ideas and instructions, the present will look gorgeous.
DIY gift wrapping can be as easy or as complicated as you want it to be. You can do something simple, like wrapping your gift in kraft paper and decorating it with washi tape, or get your hands dirty and make some yarn pom-poms. However you decide to decorate your gift, you can always find something lying around the house to use. Not only is DIY gift wrapping thoughtful, it's also cost-effective.