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How to step up your gift wrap game using greeting cards

Step Up Your Gift Wrap Game Using Greeting Cards

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We teamed up with Studio Ink to wrap our presents this year by cutting up greeting cards to decorate our presents with. With this nifty DIY, you won\u2019t be left with a pile of identical looking boxes!

We teamed up with Studio Ink to wrap our presents this year by cutting up greeting cards to decorate our presents with. With this nifty DIY, you won’t be left with a pile of identical looking boxes!

Gather your supplies.

Gather your supplies.

We started out by cutting out the illustrations in the cards, like the buildings, exclamation points and circles. Cut your own abstract shapes or cut out existing shapes in the cards.

We started out by cutting out the illustrations in the cards, like the buildings, exclamation points and circles. Cut your own abstract shapes or cut out existing shapes in the cards.

Who says that Christmas cookie cutters only serve one purpose? Turn them into stencils and trace shapes onto your cards. Cut, cut, cut!

Who says that Christmas cookie cutters only serve one purpose? Turn them into stencils and trace shapes onto your cards. Cut, cut, cut!

All the shapes!!

All the shapes!!

Now that we\u2019ve graduated from Cutting Cards 101, we\u2019re going to get a tad more advanced and make a paper bow. Cut out two pointed oval shapes, two rectangle shapes and one skinny strip.

Now that we’ve graduated from Cutting Cards 101, we’re going to get a tad more advanced and make a paper bow. Cut out two pointed oval shapes, two rectangle shapes and one skinny strip.

Bend the oval shape so that the points touch and seal the points with glue.

Bend the oval shape so that the points touch and seal the points with glue.

Make a loop with the skinny strip.

Make a loop with the skinny strip.

Use glue to attach a bow to your wrapped gift.

Use glue to attach a bow to your wrapped gift.

Arrange other shapes on presents. Get creative with your design! Glue shapes on presents.

Arrange other shapes on presents. Get creative with your design! Glue shapes on presents.

Ring in the holiday cheer!

Ring in the holiday cheer!

Greeting cards turned wrapping paper. Who would\u2019ve thought?

Greeting cards turned wrapping paper. Who would’ve thought?

  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Paintbrush
  • Greeting Cards (We used Studio Ink holiday cards!)
  • Wrapped Gift
  • Cookie Cutter
  • Pencil