Holiday Decoration Hacks: How To Make Gorgeous Gift-Wraps Using Toilet Paper Rolls

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December 21, 2018 13:25 By Mambee

Hurray! The holiday season is here, and Christmas is just around the corner.

The lights are on, the decorations sparkling, the carols are in the air, and the presents are inside the boxes.

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Wait! Inside the boxes?

Yes, and this is a question many of us have asked over the years. Why do we have to wait anxiously to see those presents?

Well, we are glad to tell you that it's a tradition that has been going on for thousands of years, even before the celebration of the modern holidays began, and it has only made the moments more special.

The wrapping of gifts was an ancient art used to demonstrate affection.

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Of course, the gifts could be handed over easily, but keeping it secret has been found to make it more special by increasing the expectation.

So, if you're yet to wrap your gifts, get to it. Luckily, you don't have to run to the store because here is a list of easy hacks to create adorable wraps with ‘toilet paper rolls.’

Toilet paper roll gift-wrap hacks

1. The Pillow Wrap 

Here, the edges of the toilet paper are cut to form an oval shape. They are then pushed inside to create a pillow and are taped.

Before the second side is sealed, the gifts are put in. A ribbon and a note can be tied to it to make it more beautiful.

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2. The Roll

To get this beautiful decoration, place a toilet paper roll on a colored tissue paper which is longer than the roll.

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Tape it at the center to secure it, then tie both ends with wire. Before tying the second end, put in your gifts and voila!

3. The Gift Card

Toilet paper rolls also make perfect good gift cards, and all it takes are a few right touches.

The rolls can be sealed at the ends after a note is placed in them. The outer part can be painted and then tied with a ribbon to get gorgeous looks.

4. The Mini Baskets

This offers a very fantastic look when it comes to using toilet paper rolls in making gift-cards.

Here, the rolls are taped at one end, and the outer part can be designed according to individual preferences.

Both sides of the open end are then hooked with wires or ribbons, which serve as handles — a nice one for the kids.

Other amazing homemade gift-wrap designs

There are also several different, unusual designs in wrapping gifts, which are very impressive.

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They involve using homemade materials and are something the whole family can do together, which only makes it more special. A few of them are

1. Natural Elements Wrap: Using cardboards and fresh greeneries;

2. The Rudolph Gift Wrap;

3. Christmas Wreath Label: Using paper bags.

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Homemade decorations does not offer only amazing and low-cost designs for the season; they also provide a chance for families to work together and be creative.

And, more importantly, they are a good way to bring out the Christmas spirit. Now, grab those used toilet paper rolls and get to work!

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