Wrapping gifts in a fun way – 9 DIY instructions and many more ideas!

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An original and creative gift packaging gives every gift a unique and very personal touch. While it is pure horror for most people, for many others gift wrapping is a great way to let your creativity and imagination run free. Have you finally found the perfect gift and now all you need is the right packaging? Then read on – in this article we have an excellent collection of lots of great and not at all complicated ideas for how to wrap your gifts in a funny way!

Wrapping gifts in a fun way – cute rabbit bag for children

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The first idea we have for you is this cute rabbit bag with which you will delight every little princess! The best thing about it is that you already have most of the materials at home and the bag can really be made in no time at all!


  • Wrapping paper
  • scissors
  • Ribbon to tie
  • Paint marker

And so it goes:

  • Have all the materials ready.
  • Cut the rabbit ears into the desired shape.
  • Then draw the mouth, nose and eyes with the paint marker.
  • Put the present in the bag and tie tightly with a sweet ribbon. This also gives the rabbit ears the right look.

Funny wrapping of gifts for children – funny animal gift boxes

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In most cases, wrapping beautiful gifts in a fun way is quick and easy. With these simple gift boxes you will be able to tinker a whole zoo for your children in no time – in the following we show you simple instructions for a super cute mouse gift box.

Required materials:

  • small rectangular box
  • white or gray paper for the body of the mouse
  • pink paper for the nose and ears
  • black marker
  • double-sided tape
  • scissors

Step by step instructions:

  • First cut out two small circles from the gray paper and two smaller ones from the pink paper for the ears. Glue the pink pieces onto the gray ones.
  • Lay out the wrapping paper and place the box on top. Draw the bottom of the box on the wrapping paper and cut it along the lines drawn.
  • Carefully glue the paper around the box.
  • Cut out a small triangle for the nose from the pink paper and attach it to the box.
  • Secure the ears at the top corners with the double-sided tape.
  • Cut a small strip of paper for the tail and glue it to the back.
  • Then draw the eyes and whiskers of the mouse with the marker and your funny gift box is ready!

Funny packaging for emoji gifts for old and young young

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Chocolates, handbags and various accessories – emojis and smileys have been enjoying great popularity recently. So why not bring real joy to your loved ones by presenting your gifts in a cool emoji gift box?


  • rectangular boxes
  • Wrapping paper – black, white, red, blue and pink
  • Double-sided tape


  • Think about which emojis you want to make and cut out the appropriate shapes for eyes, mouth, etc. Are you a little clumsy with your hands? Don’t worry – you will find thousands of printable smiley templates on the Internet!
  • Wrap the box with wrapping paper in the color of your choice and then attach the emojis parts to it with the double-sided adhesive tape.

Small gifts for children are fun packaged

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Would you like to give a child money or a small toy? Then you are well advised with our next suggestion.

Required materials:

  • Cardboard
  • Paper napkin
  • Gift ribbon
  • Bast wool
  • Compass, pencil, ruler
  • Glue, scissors
  • black and red marker

Step by step instructions:

  • Cut out a circle with a diameter of 5 centimeters from the cardboard.
  • Draw a smiling face with the black marker.
  • Next, draw and cut a collar about 8 centimeters wide.

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  • Punch a hole in the middle of the forehead and at the two ends of the collar.
  • Then pull the ribbon through the collar.
  • Put the gift on the napkin and tie it tight with the collar.
  • Knot a few strips of bast wool for the hair.
  • Finally glue the face to the collar and you’re done!

Wrap money gifts in a fun and creative way

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No matter whether old or young – everyone looks forward to monetary gifts. The birthday child is sure to be happy with the next idea for funny gift wrapping.

For this you need:

  • 10 egg box (or 6 pack if you don’t want to give away so much money)
  • 10 Kinder surprise eggs or other chocolate eggs
  • Brush and acrylic paint
  • Gift ribbon

This is how it’s done:

  • Carefully and slowly remove the paper label from the egg box. Since it is completely painted, it doesn’t matter if something sticks or the paper is easily torn off.
  • Paint the packaging with acrylic paint of your choice – whether just the lid or the whole box is up to you.
  • Let the paint dry completely.

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  • In this step, you can decorate the egg carton however you like or just leave it as it is.
  • Unpack the surprise eggs and be careful here – do not eat all of them at once!
  • Fold the banknotes lengthways in the middle, roll them up and place them in the inner egg.
  • Repeat the process with all eggs.
  • Finally, tie the finished egg box with a beautiful ribbon.

Funny wrapping of gifts for adults

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The adults have to have fun unwrapping presents too, don’t they? Our first suggestion is perfect for anyone with a sweet tooth – a bouquet of sweets. Is not that a dream?


  • Various sweets of your choice
  • Gift ribbon
  • Tissue paper
  • Shish kebab skewers
  • Double-sided tape
  • a large mason jar

Chocolate bouquet instructions:

  • Put the tissue paper in the glass and cut off a little if necessary.
  • Stick the sweets one by one on the shashlik skewers.
  • Arrange and secure the skewers in the mason jar with the tape.
  • Tie the ribbon around the glass and you’re done!

Nice wine gift basket for all wine lovers

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This gift basket consists of 12 different types of wine and in this way you ensure that your loved ones think of you and your great gift every month.

What you need:

  • 12 bottles of wine – different types
  • Wrapping paper in colors of your choice
  • Gift ribbon
  • 2 cardboard sheets – color matched to the wrapping paper
  • large wooden box – remember that it must fit 12 bottles of wine
  • small decorative blanket for the bottom of the boxes


  • Wrap each bottle of wine in wrapping paper.
  • Cut out labels from the cardboard box and label them with the respective months.
  • Tie the labels to the wine bottles with the gift ribbon.
  • Place a small blanket on the bottom of the wooden box and arrange the bottles one after the other.
  • Have fun giving away and tasting the wine!

Wrap the presents in bread in a fun way

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Yes you’ve read correctly! It couldn’t be more fun or creative than that! Fresh bread and of course the gift – that’s all you need for it!

And this is how you do it:

  • Cut the bread lengthways and hollow out.
  • Put the present in a plastic bag and hide it in the bread.
  • Then squeeze the bread together and wrap it with wrapping paper of your choice.

Pure relaxation with a wellness gift box for you Ladies

Giving a woman the right gift is always one of those things. But what woman doesn’t long for some relaxation? This gift box can be individually adapted – depending on how old the recipient is and which products they like.


  • a box
  • Wellness products of your choice, such as bath pearls, face masks, face creams, body lotions, candles and of course a chocolate and a drink to pamper you
  • Wrapping paper
  • Washi tape
  • Gift ribbon
  • Paper tags

Wellness gift box instructions:

  • Put the selected products in the box.
  • Depending on your mood, you can also come up with a few nice messages and sayings, write them on small pieces of paper and then stick them to the respective products.
  • Finally, wrap the box with the wrapping paper and wrap it with the gift ribbon. Write something nice on the paper tag and attach it to the finished box.

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