Baby gift wrap ideas: Showered with love

Let’s be real: When we give baby shower gifts, we’re all going for the “aaaaaaaaw.” We gave Hallmark Photographer and Stylist Erin M. a challenge: Make it cute before the present is even opened. (This is especially handy for those experienced moms who give the super practical stuff, like diaper pails, onesies and nipple cream.) She started with some basic craft supplies, gifts from Hallmark Baby, and Hallmark’s new gift wrap collection. Below, her baby gift wrap ideas with bonus adorable. 

Five baby gift wrap ideas, clockwise from top right: Add a lamb to a bag, tie a heart-covered blanket around a box, use a garland as ribbon, tie a rattle to the top, and add a flock of fuzzy sheep.

Baby gift wrap ideas using products from Hallmark, clockwise from top right: Gift wrapped in a cloud garland, box wrapped in a heart-covered blanket, gray gingham box with wooden rattle, gray wrap with pom-pom sheep, gift bag with pom-poms and attached plush lamb toy.

Five baby gift wrap ideas

Supplies for covering a gift with sheep: glue, pom-poms, gift, ribbon, black marker. Welcome to the flock, little one

Erin wrapped the box in gray paper and went once around with two kinds of ribbon: white grosgrain with a “welcome little one” message and textured orange cotton. Then she glued on teeny pom-poms to make tiny sheep, and added heads and legs with a black marker. We cannot even with this one, you guys.

Box wrapped in large gray gingham print paper, wooden heart rattle tied on with yellow ribbonShake what your favorite auntie gave you

If the color palette fits, flaunt it. The gorgeous pearly gray gingham paper and yellow cotton ribbon would be lovely on their own. But turn the wood rattle into a topper, and it just screams baby. (Maybe we shouldn’t use “scream” and “baby” in the same sentence. Our bad.)

Box wrapped in polka-dot covered craft paper, tied with cloud garland, with lettered felt "BABY" attacment

Wrapped up in something dreamy

You know we love our garlands. And we just adore this plus-up to the simple polka-dotted craft paper wrap. (If you can’t bear to cut the cloud garland in two, you can always wrap it around a few more times.) The felt baby tag is a fresh and tactile finishing touch to the combo of craft paper and embroidered canvas clouds.

Box wrapped in gray, heart-covered blanket with illustrated elephant gift tag.

Here’s an extra snuggle

Easiest gift-and-wrap-in-one idea ever: Tie it up in a blanket (or crib sheets or burp rags) and add a tag to match. In this case, it’s a softer-than-soft stroller blanket with a mommy and baby elephant.

Polkadot and pom-pom gift bag with orange tissue and plush lamb attachment. Also shown: Gray gingham-wrapped box with yellow ribbon and wood rattle, plus scissors and gift wrap supplies

Hang in there, baby

This onesie came with a cuddly stuffed lamb. A little bit of ribbon and a simple bow around the neck, and now it’s a gift bag attachment. Shown with super-cute pom-pom and polka dot gift bag and apricot tissue paper, but it would work with any gift bag/tissue/ribbon/adorable stuffed plush combo.

Five baby gift wrap ideas, clockwise from top right: Tie a rattle to the top, tie a heart-covered blanket around a box, add a lamb to a bag, add a flock of fuzzy sheep, use a garland as ribbon.

We put all of our gift wrap ideas in one place, so you can learn the basics of wrapping a box and tying a bow or get all sorts of inspiration for creative ways to wrap presents.

Check out our friends at Hallmark Baby for gifts that make a lasting impression. Now…go and make something adorable. And share it with us on Facebook or Instagram

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