Use a Wax Seal for Gift Wrapping

DIY Gift Wrap with Wax Seals

Wax Stamp Seal Gift Wrap

I’m so excited to be back with some new and festive tutorials for you, just in time for the holidays! Every year I try to come up with new ideas for wrapping presents for Christmas. Last year I went with a chalkboard wrapping paper theme, you can check that out HERE. I was having a little harder time deciding on gift wrap idea, but I went ahead and grabbed a couple of rolls of brown kraft wrapping paper several weeks ago when it was on sale at Target. As I was getting together my wrapping supplies at home, I spotted my wax seal kit and I couldn’t wait to try it out on my presents this year! It’s a simple idea really, but I love the way it turned out!

Wax Stamp Seal Gift Wrapping

Use a Wax Seal for Gift Wrapping

All you need is a Wax Stamp Seal and Sealing Wax (you can get both on Etsy or at craft supply stores). You can find stamps in all different kinds of designs, the one I used is a “P”, the initial our my last name. I used the kraft wrap along with some of last year’s black paper, I really love how the white seal pops against the black background!

Use a Wax Seal for Gift Wrapping

I wrapped each package “backwards” so that the seam was on the top. Instead of tape, I used the wax stamp to seal the seam.

Use a Wax Seal for Gift Wrapping

Use a Wax Seal for Gift Wrapping

I used Rubber Letter Stamps and a black Ink Pad to add the first initial of the recipient’s name to each package.

Use a Wax Seal for Gift Wrapping

I finished up with a little bit of kitchen twine. Brown paper packages, tied up with strings…

Do you like to add creative little touches to your gift wrap? Let me know in the comment section below!

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