30 Last Minute Christmas Gift-Wrapping Ideas Using Household Items

30 Last Minute Christmas Gift-Wrapping Ideas Using Household Items

Christmas is a week away and you still haven’t wrapped your gifts? Fret not, we’ve found some last-minute gift-wrapping ideas using household items:

TOILET PAPER ROLL
Who would’ve thought that an insignificant thing could be so useful?

1.Wrap a toilet paper roll in wrapping paper, insert gift inside, wrap in cellophane, and tie with ribbon

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2. Fold the edges of your toilet paper roll and colour it to resemble Santa!

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3. Fold the edges, paste wrapping paper and add on some colourful ribbons

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4. Fold the edges and add a paper doily and ribbon for decoration

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5. Running out of time? Stamp some dots on the toilet paper roll and add on ribbon

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BROWN PAPER
Brown papers are so versatile that it’s even better (and cheaper) than wrapping papers.

6. Draw a ribbon on brown paper with marker pen

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7. Gifting an animal lover? Draw an animal on the brown paper and cut out ears

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8. On a tight budget? Grab some brown paper and draw a ribbon and a gift tag!

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9. Gifting a nature lover? Add on plants, ribbons and gift tags for decoration

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10. Cut out papers and ribbons for decoration

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OLD NEWSPAPER
Uncle Newspaper is nowhere to be seen? Stop waiting for him and start using those old newspaper to wrap your gifts.

11. Roll up your newspaper as ribbon

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12. Add a Christmas decor and gift tag to spruce things up

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13. Mix newspaper and wrapping paper and add on ribbon and gift tag

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14. Add something attention-grabbing and sparkly to the dull newspaper

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15. Gifting a nature lover? Add some plants on

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EMPTY, UNUSED CANS/TINS
When you’re done cooking, don’t throw away those cans/tins. Use them to wrap gifts!

16. Wrap your cans with wrapping papers and add on ribbons for decoration

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17. Paint your cans if you’re running out of wrapping papers

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18. Got pretty tins? Just add on ribbon

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19. Feeling extra crafty? Wrap your cans/tins and add some decors and handles!

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20. Personalised your cans/tins and make them meaningful by adding on quotes

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UNUSED MUGS/CUPS
Instead of having the unused mugs/cups on display, use them to fill in gifts!

21. Wrap your gift in a wrapping paper and put it in a mug/cup

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22. Wrap everything in a wrapper and add on ribbon and gift tag

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23. Keep it simple by tying a ribbon around the mug/cup

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24. Personalise your gift by writing wishes on the mug/cup 

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25. Wrap your mug in a knitted fabric and add on gift tag and ribbon

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UNUSED FABRIC
Got some unused pieces of fabric lying around? Waste not, want not!

26.Wrap gifts with fabric and decorate with flowers

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27. Use a whole shirt, tie the sleeves together as a ribbon and add on some novelty pins as decoration

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28. Do a Japanese-style wrapping

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29. Tie it on both sides to resemble a candy

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30. Wrap gifts in the usual style and add on ribbon

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Which gift-wrapping style are you interested in doing?

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