Woodland Fox and Christmas Plaid Gift Wrapping…

Hey there and welcome to Day Two of our Blogger Christmas Series. Did you enjoy yesterdays recipe posts? I know that we sure did and look forward to making (and eating) each and everyone of them :)

Today is all about gift wrap! Each Christmas I try to make some pretty and creative gift wrap for my gifts. Being totally honest, around wrapping box number ten I’m kind of over the Christmas wrapping and I start using gift bags – especially for larger items. Then, this year I thought , wait a minute – I can decorate kraft paper gift bags! This year I am crushing on the whole Woodland theme but I really adore the Woodland Fox.

So…I gathered all of my materials which, believe it or not I already have in my craft room – which right now looks more like a junk room :) I wasn’t sure if my plaid fabric idea would work so I had plaid paper at the ready.

I used cleaned thrift store plaid shirts in green and red for my patterns.

DIY Christmas Gift Wrap - Woodland Fox and Christmas Plaid. a hand painted wood slice fox as a gift tag. Bags Made from thrift store plaid shirts, Heat and Bond and cut out shapes ironed onto kraft bags. Also used a shirt as gift wrap and decorated the pocket :)I used my trusty Heat and Bond again. Remember a few weeks ago I made the Reindeer Tote Bag found here? I used the same method for my gift bags. After I ironed the paper onto the wrong side of the fabric, I drew patterns onto the backside of the Heat and Bond paper…

DIY Christmas Gift Wrap - Woodland Fox and Christmas Plaid. a hand painted wood slice fox as a gift tag. Bags Made from thrift store plaid shirts, Heat and Bond and cut out shapes ironed onto kraft bags. Also used a shirt as gift wrap and decorated the pocket :) DIY Christmas Gift Wrap - Woodland Fox and Christmas Plaid. a hand painted wood slice fox as a gift tag. Bags Made from thrift store plaid shirts, Heat and Bond and cut out shapes ironed onto kraft bags. Also used a shirt as gift wrap and decorated the pocket :)After I cut out all of my shapes, I peeled off the paper backing…

DIY Christmas Gift Wrap - Woodland Fox and Christmas Plaid. a hand painted wood slice fox as a gift tag. Bags Made from thrift store plaid shirts, Heat and Bond and cut out shapes ironed onto kraft bags. Also used a shirt as gift wrap and decorated the pocket :)…and ironed it onto the paper bag. FOR SAFTEY reasons be careful with your hot iron. You only need to iron-on your cutout for 3 seconds – that’s all :) Just be mindful that you are ironing paper.

DIY Christmas Gift Wrap - Woodland Fox and Christmas Plaid. a hand painted wood slice fox as a gift tag. Bags Made from thrift store plaid shirts, Heat and Bond and cut out shapes ironed onto kraft bags. Also used a shirt as gift wrap and decorated the pocket :)I also created fox wood slice gift tags…I will share those details with you next week :)

Here are all of the patterns I created…

DIY Christmas Gift Wrap - Woodland Fox and Christmas Plaid. a hand painted wood slice fox as a gift tag. Bags Made from thrift store plaid shirts, Heat and Bond and cut out shapes ironed onto kraft bags. Also used a shirt as gift wrap and decorated the pocket :)

DIY Christmas Gift Wrap - Woodland Fox and Christmas Plaid. a hand painted wood slice fox as a gift tag. Bags Made from thrift store plaid shirts, Heat and Bond and cut out shapes ironed onto kraft bags. Also used a shirt as gift wrap and decorated the pocket :)

DIY Christmas Gift Wrap - Woodland Fox and Christmas Plaid. a hand painted wood slice fox as a gift tag. Bags Made from thrift store plaid shirts, Heat and Bond and cut out shapes ironed onto kraft bags. Also used a shirt as gift wrap and decorated the pocket :)I even used the shirt front pocket as gift wrap. I think it’s pretty cute!

DIY Christmas Gift Wrap - Woodland Fox and Christmas Plaid. a hand painted wood slice fox as a gift tag. Bags Made from thrift store plaid shirts, Heat and Bond and cut out shapes ironed onto kraft bags. Also used a shirt as gift wrap and decorated the pocket :)This gift looks perfect in this vintage crate…

DIY Christmas Gift Wrap - Woodland Fox and Christmas Plaid. a hand painted wood slice fox as a gift tag. Bags Made from thrift store plaid shirts, Heat and Bond and cut out shapes ironed onto kraft bags. Also used a shirt as gift wrap and decorated the pocket :)

DIY Christmas Gift Wrap - Woodland Fox and Christmas Plaid. a hand painted wood slice fox as a gift tag. Bags Made from thrift store plaid shirts, Heat and Bond and cut out shapes ironed onto kraft bags. Also used a shirt as gift wrap and decorated the pocket :)

DIY Christmas Gift Wrap - Woodland Fox and Christmas Plaid. a hand painted wood slice fox as a gift tag. Bags Made from thrift store plaid shirts, Heat and Bond and cut out shapes ironed onto kraft bags. Also used a shirt as gift wrap and decorated the pocket :)Here’s my collection…I think they turned out super-cute. What do you think?

DIY Christmas Gift Wrap - Woodland Fox and Christmas Plaid. a hand painted wood slice fox as a gift tag. Bags Made from thrift store plaid shirts, Heat and Bond and cut out shapes ironed onto kraft bags. Also used a shirt as gift wrap and decorated the pocket :)Remember, next week I will share with you how to make the Woodland Fox gift tags and Ornaments!

Right now, click through these fabulous blogs for more gift wrapping inspiration!

The Altered Past
The Crowned Goat
Concord Cottage
bluwaterlife

 

 

Be sure to come back tomorrow when we each showcase our Christmas Wreaths!!

Perfect Christmas treat…Baked Cinnamon Donuts. Easy to make and super tasty!

 xo-Vicki

Comments

  1. says

    I am blown away with this DARLING gift wrap idea. I love foxes and this is way too cute. it looks Store bought or even better. just LOVE it. xo

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