With Christmas fast approaching it's time to hit the shops and start spending on Christmas gifts. The good news is, when it comes to wrapping all of your gifts, you don't have to splash out on fancy paper and expensive gift bows to get it right. Using your creativity, and some everyday materials you can impress your family and friends this Christmas with your wonderfully-wrapped and unique-looking gifts. Check out these ten ideas.
Pringles boxes can make a great recycled wrapping choice. Simply cover with paper, then stick the ribbon to the top and bottom of the can with a little double-sided tape.
Make cute gift boxes out of index cards. You'll need double-sided tape, a pencil, ruler, two index cards and a pair of scissors. Instructions here.
Use pretty feathers and a scrap of ribbon to really impress your friends and family with your creativity.
Forgot to buy your wrapping? Well, don't worry! You can create the most amazing and funky-looking gift bows and wrapping from the pages of magazines or old maps. Instructions here.
Make the perfect bow for your gifts. Instructions here.
Make gorgeous and classy bow ties for your gifts using just crepe paper and scissors. Instructions here.
Add some real character and individuality to your gifts by adding a fun photograph of the recipient.
Make your own perfect gift bows using just gift wrap, a ruler, scissors, a stapler and glue pen. Instructions here.
Pretty up your gifts and impress recipients by using these amazing flower loop bows, which are often used as hair bows. You can play with the widths of the bow and the colors. Instructions here.
Whip up a few of these simple yet effective paper bag bows. You'll need about five regular-sized brown paper bags, and some craft wire. Instructions here.