10 DIY Gift Packaging Ideas

It is that time of year to bust out the gift wrapping supplies to adorn all the goodies. I am making a commitment this year to increase the green-ness of my gifting. If you want to do the same, while saving a few bucks, here are some creative DIY alternatives to store bought boxes and bags.

*Newspaper to Gift Bag (if you can spare them from the paper bead pile) over at How About Orange:

Newspaper crafts

*Origami gift box with lid at Uhandbag:

Origami Box How to

*Gift bag made from envelopes, again at How About Orange:

How to Make Gift Bag

*Cereal Box to Gift Box at Instructables:

Gift Box DIY

*Tons of free printable packaging templates at Yayoi.Senri:

Gift bag template

*Scrapbook paper gift bags at From an Igloo:

Diy Gift Bags

*These organza envelopes over at Craftstylish are beautiful:

Organza crafts

*Handmade Tulle gift pouch at Chez Plum:

DIY gift bag

*Gifts wrapped in vintage maps at Living Green:

Gift wrap alternatives

*Art magazine gift wrap at Made by Joel

Magazine gift wrap

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