Simple Gift Wrap Ideas

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While browsing Lowes last month, I came across a shelf near the paint aisle with rolls of this:

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It’s called “General Purpose Masking Paper” and it comes in a variety of lengths. I chose a roll that was 18″¬† long and it was less than $5. There were¬† shorter and longer rolls for less and more money. I decided to use this roll of paper as wrapping paper- look at some of the simple gift wrap ideas I came up with…

Idea #1

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Brown paper package adorned with a paper doily and tied up with baker’s twine.

simple gift wrap supplies 1I bought the pack of paper doilies from the dollar store and the rest I had on hand!

Idea #2

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Brown paper package decorated with colored tape & tied up with baker’s twine.

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I originally thought about using Washi Tape for this project, but I wanted to see what this green Frog Tape looked like, and I really love it!

Idea #3

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Brown paper package tied up with ric rac.

simple gift wrap supplies 3Simple ribbon in place of the ric rac looks great too!

So, what do you think?

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Stephanie is the creator of Somewhat Simple. She is married to her her best friend and together they are raising 4 sweet kids who keep them busy, but make life fun! They are Orange County transplants who are now enjoying life in Phoenix, AZ. She enjoys traveling, shopping, organizing, and creating simple projects in her "spare time."


  1. Love the simple yet elegant way these look! I have a lot of different boxes, buckets and cans I am trying to use up this year. Great ideas that I can use on those too!



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