Festive DIY Holiday Gift Wrapping Ideas

HGTV Magazine shares two projects that will instantly amplify any present.

Check out all of HGTV Magazine’s contemporary gift-wrapping color combos here.

Folded Paper Tree

modern holiday color combo

Modern Holiday Color Combo

HGTV Magazine shares contemporary colors to decorate with for the holidays

Photo by: Emily Kate Roemer (styled by Matthew Gleason)

Emily Kate Roemer (styled by Matthew Gleason)

What you’ll need
scissors
decorative paper
tiny bells
hot glue

Instructions
1. Cut decorative paper into an isosceles triangle.
2. Starting at one of the triangle’s longer sides, accordion-fold the paper. Trim the bottom so it’s straight, then unfold the paper.
3. Hot-glue tiny bells to it.

Paper Poinsettia

modern holiday color combo

Modern Holiday Color Combo

HGTV Magazine shares contemporary colors to decorate with for the holidays

Photo by: Emily Kate Roemer (styled by Matthew Gleason)

Emily Kate Roemer (styled by Matthew Gleason)

What you’ll need
decorative paper
scissors
hot glue
corsage pins

Instructions
1. Cut decorative paper into five 3 1/2-inch-long petals and five 2 1/2-inch-long petals.
2. Hot-glue the large petals to one another so they overlap slightly, then hot-glue the small petals on top so the larger petals poke through, creating a flower shape.
3. Cut the tops off three corsage pins, and hot-glue them at the center.

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