Make sure your presents shine this year with one-of-a-kind DIY Foil wrapping paper made with the Cricut Maker.
The Christmas packages are starting to arrive and now it’s time for my favorite part, wrapping them! I love wrapping presents, and making them extra fancy brings me so much joy.
How do you feel about wrapping presents? There are usually two kinds of people, those who like wrapping presents and those who hate it.
I’ve had lots of fun making my own DIY wrapping paper and gift tags using my Cricut Maker. The Cricut Foil Transfer Sheets help add shiny details to help you create pretty packages to put under your tree.
DIY Wrapping Paper Tutorial
I love a pretty wrapped package. For me getting a beautifully wrapped package is a gift in itself and today I’m sharing tips to help you achieve those perfect one-of-a-kind Christmas packages. You won’t believe how easy it is to create your own designer wrapping paper. All you need are a few supplies and your Cricut Maker.
- Cricut Maker or Cricut Explore cutting machine
- Standard Grip Machine Mat
- 3 in 1 Cricut Foil Transfer Tool
- Cricut Foil Transfer Sheet – Gold
- White Fadeless Paper Roll
- Color Cardstock
- Shining Star Wrapping Paper and Gift Tag SVG
How to Make DIY Foil Wrapping Paper
Impress everyone on your Christmas list with your own DIY foil wrapping paper and tags.
First, cut a piece of white paper and place it on the 12 x 24 LightGrip Mat. Then place the foil transfer sheet, shiny side up on top of the base material. Carefully, use the tap to secure the foil sheet to the paper.
Follow the Design Space prompts to complete your project. Once the foil has been cut, peel back the foil sheet to reveal the glimmer and shine.
Remove the paper from the mat by turning it over and carefully unrolling the mat from the paper.
Create your own shiny gift tags using colorful cardstock and the foil transfer sheets.
Gift Wrapping Techniques
I believe that a beautifully wrapped gift can show the special people in your life just how much you really care. I love seeing the pretty paper, elegantly tied bows, and the extra little details that make a package so unique and special. It makes the anticipation of seeing what is inside even more exciting.
Wrap your boxes in the shiny foil wrapping paper.
Use wide wired ribbon to create a big beautiful bow and attach a colorful tag.
The key to perfectly wrapped holiday gifts is an interesting paper, multiple layers, contrasting textures all tied up with pretty bows!
Now that you pretty DIY Foil Wrapping Paper use your Cricut to make the perfect handmade gifts. Make a DIY journal with the Cricut Maker for the list-maker and dreamer on your list.
Or, create DIY Leather Luggage Tags for the traveler on your list.
No matter what you give this Christmas make sure your packages shine with DIY foil wrapping paper and tags!