25+ Beautiful Brown Paper Christmas Wrapping Ideas

There is something magical about brown paper packages and I am a big fan of personalising wrapping and love that brown paper makes fabulous gift wrap. Did you know that not all wrapping paper is recyclable? I didn’t until recently but that is what inspired me to pull together this fabulous festive brown paper Christmas wrapping ideas post.

Brown Paper Christmas Wrapping Ideas

I adore how versatile Bown paper or kraft paper is for wrapping gifts.  I have found so many fabulous, fun and festive ideas for using it and more than that it is recyclable and inexpensive too. There are so many Christmas wrapping ideas here for using brown paper and I am sure that there will be something to inspire you for this years wrapping.

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Brown Paper Christmas Wrapping Ideas

This tree topped wrapping is almost too beautiful to open. I adore how they have combined the beautiful bark and also yarn scraps.  This would be a fun family craft activity.

There are so many patterns you could choose to print on brown paper. I love how the Christmas tree topper and wrapping paper are all recyclable.

Or how about these parcels topped with paper straw stars.  I have some gold and silver paper straws which would look fabulous too.

Christmas Wrapping Ideas for Brown Paper

Why not double up your wrapping and add individual festive touches with photo booth props as we have here

I adore the simplicity of this typographic paper. It would make for a fun rumage under the tree until you got the correct name.

We had to much fun making this potato stamped penguin paper.

Buttons and string – just perfect.  I have lots of red and green buttons which will match our decor.

My children had a lot of fun using Ribbon to decorate this parcel. You could also use washi tape like this.

How wonderful would it be to have a meaningful winter scene on a parcel you received? These make me think of hot chocolate after a long cold walk.

Accents of sheet music add a real edge to these beautiful brown paper parcels.

The addition of wreaths makes this gift wrapping amazing.

Why not make the packaging a real gift in itself.  Any Grandparent would cherish this Rudolf paper.

Potato stamps are so versatile and if you stick to monochrome so chic too.

I just love the potential of confetti and brown paper – perfect for so many occasions.

This light gift wrap would be so much fun for children and then you could use them as decorations on a tree.

How creative and inexpensive is this yarn embellished brown paper?

Another fun wrapping to make with the kids would be this jolly reindeer prints.

How fun, wrapping paper you can play with before you open it!

I love how adaptable this stencilled wrapping paper is.

This wrapping is so colourful and it just makes me smile.

This Sleigh wrapping would make a fabulous cover for a special gift.

Well you had me at pom poms and yarn!

I think these parcels just go to show how bright and beautiful gift tags can make all the difference.

Turn your brown paper parcel into Father Christmas by adding a simple belt.

How about embroidering your brown paper?

I love the idea of adding biscuits that you can eat to my wrapping this year.

Brown paper needn’t be boring. Adding gold and a bright colour makes it really pop.

Adding mini mittens makes for super cute wrapping.  You could even write the recipients name on the mittens.

What a great idea to use old scrabble tiles.