8 creative gift wrapping ideas to inspire you

Eden’s Paper is a 100 per cent plantable wrapping paper that is available embedded with five different types of seeds; carrots, tomato, broccoli, chilli and onion. “Born out of the idea that the act of giving a gift should be just as special as what’s inside, whether it’s a Bear-thday, Christ-Moose or Bat-mitzva, we all want our presents to be remembered,” Luckies explain. When the wrapping itself serves as an extra present, what’s not to like? Hoodie wrapping
Alcohol may be one of the most popular gifts to give at Christmas, but it’s also one of the most predictable. Have you seen any creative gift wrapping ideas worth of sharing? Tote bag gift wrap
Here’s another clever approach to wrapping that takes an   environmentally-friendly approach. So to give you some inspiration, we’ve collected together eight examples of gift wrapping that goes the extra mile. And food lovers and delicious design duo Gift Couture have taken full advantage of this, first bringing us their brilliant burger wrapping paper and then going upmarket with this supreme steak gift wrap. Animal gift wrap
This animal gift wrap was created by Luckies of London (US site here). As ever, though, an imaginative approach to gift wrapping can transform a dull present into an inspired one. Do so in the comments below! Word Puzzle Universal Wrapping Paper
Another simple but brilliant idea, perfectly executed. Can you do better? Made from 100 per cent recycled paper, and the seeds are embedded on the back of the wrapping paper in seven layers of biodegradable tissue paper. This wrapping paper provides an extra burst of entertainment with its holiday-themed word puzzle. Words: Tom May
Tom May is associate editor at Creative Bloq. 08. These stylish elastic bows make gift wrapping incredibly easy, plus the recipient can effortlessly remove and reuse them – a perfect example of sustainable design in action. This gift wrapping, based on the loveable Pac-Man ghost, is aimed specifically at ‘Halloween presents’ (whatever they are). Once your friend or loved one has unwrapped their gift, they’ve got the makings – with a quick weave and fold – of a stylish tote bag. Wrapping your gift in the normal way can sometimes make the event a little lacklustre – and as creatives we should always be looking to do things in new ways. Pac-Man’s Ghost
Who doesn’t love Pac-Man? As we’re gearing up to gift-giving season, it’s worth remembering that your present’s packaging design is an integral part of the gift experience. 04. Allowing you to customise each sheet with stickers and drawings, it will certainly bring that extra special touch to your gifts. 03. Sarah Fay and Justin Colt started their gift wrapping business from their humble apartment in New York. And this hoodie-style wine wrapping from Urban Outfitters falls straight into that category. However, Eden’s Paper aims to reduce that waste with an inventive use for leftover wrapping paper. 01.

Updated: 04.12.2014 — 12:37