Holiday Gift Wrapping Ideas Scandinavian Style

If you’re a fan of Scandinavian design, why not let it inspire your gift wrap this year? Take a look at some simple, yet stylish ways to present your gifts.

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Gnome Decorating

Scandinavian design is known for its sweet simplicity. Humble craft paper and white ribbon are a charming place to begin. And who needs an Elf on a Shelf when you’ve got a gnome in your home?

Cozy Colors

Warm oatmeal tones, clean white and cozy reds combine to create a very pretty palette. Symbols of winter, like snowflakes and sleds, are sure to inspire happy memories.

Painted Paper

When you keep your wrapping paper modest, your accents will really pop. The combination of plaid and grooved ribbons adds texture.

Riveting Ribbon

Intricate ribbon is intensely highlighted when the wrapping paper is unassuming. This woven red and cream masterpiece will surely be saved and reused happily.

Wood Grain Paper

Wood tones are a perfect complement to a Scandinavian color scheme. Handmade, personalized ornaments make fabulous gift tags.

Chalkboard Gift Tags

Paint small wood scraps with chalkboard paint to create delightful and rustic gift tags. Black makes a terrific accent color in Scandinavian décor.

Woven Heart Gift Tag

Paper crafts, like this woven heart, are a wonderful nod to time-honored artistry. Tip: Tuck these beauties under a ribbon instead of taping them to your gift. Now your loved one can hang them from the tree.

Scrap Wood Gift Tag

A common wood scrap and a lovely double bow transform this plain white box into a work of art. Repositionable rubber stamps and bright white ink allow you to add a personal touch.

Christmas Ornament Bow

Who said bows must always be centered? If you’re including an ornament with your gift, feel free to make room for it. Displaying some gifts on their side also creates visual interest under the tree.

That's a Wrap

Let the craft paper be your canvas. Adding your own designs to your wrapping paper will create a gift that’s both pretty and personal. A chalkboard pen is easy to use and doesn’t steal any attention from that gorgeous ribbon.

Stunning Shapes

Repurposing old canisters is not only a wonderful way to recycle, but it adds some unexpected shapes under your tree. Cover with craft paper, add a beautiful bow and that’s a wrap.