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    24 Cute And Incredibly Useful Gift Wrap DIYs

    Even if you run out of wrapping paper or ribbon or boxes you can still make a gift look fabulous with things you have lying around the house. Because, let's face it, what's on the outside does count.

    1. Hand-print fabric for gift wrap that can be used over and over again:

    2. Or use fabric as ribbon:

    3. Dip a box or gift bag in confetti:

    4. Make your own gift bag:

    5. Use chalkboard markers on black bags or paper:

    6. Or make chalkboard gift tags:

    7. Use cereal boxes to make little gift boxes:

    8. Decorate a pouch for small presents:

    9. Wrap a plant in a square of pretty paper or fabric:

    10. Slip a small plant under some twine to transform plain brown wrapping:

    11. Wrap a gift using an old shirt:

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    This incredible tutorial was inspired by artist Jenn Playford, who wrote an entire book on wrapping gifts with fabric.

    12. Dress up a brown box with a wax paper bow-snowball-fluffy-thing:

    13. Uninflated balloons also make unique ribbons:

    14. Make these easy pyramid gift boxes:

    15. Use cupcake liners to make flower toppers for your gifts:

    16. You can do pretty much anything you've ever wanted with washi tape:

    17. This box is wrapped using the liners of security envelopes:

    18. Store-bought wrapping paper is a social construct! Use something more fun, like sheet music:

    19. And newspapers:

    20. And maps:

    21. Or use them just for accents on brown paper:

    22. If you've always wanted to try origami, this gift box is an easy way to learn:

    23. Measuring tape pops against plain brown paper:

    24. Make a personalized word-search:

    Just don't go TOO nuts with the gift wrap.