Homemade Gift Ideas: DIY Gift Wrap (PHOTOS)

PHOTOS: Turn A Shopping Bag Into Gift Wrap

Forget the message in a bottle, try scribbling messages into wrapping paper instead! This homemade gift idea uses only a marker and some sentiment to turn a brown shopping bag into meaningful wrapping paper.

What You'll Need
Shopping bag

How To Make It
1. Cut the shopping bag open along its seams to make a flat paper.
2. Pick any message you want and write it along the shopping bag in long, even rows that are horizontal, vertical or diagonal.
3. Choose a few spots to go over your writing, making the letters slightly bolder and more noticeable.
4. Wrap your package.

To learn how to make this fun bow and for a full photo tutorial, visit The Sweetest Occasion.

Flip through the slideshow below for more great DIY gift wraps and be sure to check out our other homemade gift ideas.

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