Learn how to organize gift bags and store your gift wrap! Keep your wrapping paper, gift bags, gift tags, and bows well-organized so that you can easily find the perfect item with these great ideas!
Now that the holidays are over, you’re probably wondering what to do with all of your Christmas wrapping paper and bags. Or do you have a birthday party every other month and need to have wrapping paper and gift bags on hand but aren’t sure how to organize gift bags and store them?
Today I’m sharing how I organize our year-round gift bags that we use for the 57,845+ kid birthday parties we attend and then also how I organize our Christmas wrapping supplies, which I only take out of the garage during the holiday season!
I also rounded up TONS of other ways to organize your gift bags and wrapping supplies because, well, my ideas may not work for your exact situation and I want to make sure you are inspired with something that makes you get your wrapping supplies organized!
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How To Organize Gift Bags – Year Round
We’re in the stage of life where it is not uncommon to go “birthday party hopping” on a Saturday. With a 5-year-old and 7-year-old, there are a lot of birthday parties to attend. Throw in the occasion baby shower or wedding and there are a lot of gifts flying out the door around here!
This gift wrap organizer is perfect for our holiday wrapping supplies! I got it last year and I’m amazed how much better things are going this year for wrapping presents. Normally I had things in random bins and boxes, but I love having everything in one spot and all organized!
The lid has two pockets. We use the top one to organize the ribbon.
The lower pocket is perfect for the other wrapping supplies, like tape, tags, scissors, and more. I keep them rounded up and corraled a little better in Ziplock bags.
The main compartment of the organizer is perfect for storing all of our Christmas gift bags. Can you tell that I prefer using bags over wrapping paper? Haha! I keep the bags stacked up by size, small, medium, and large. You can also fit wrapping paper rolls in here.
The whole thing zips up and is easy to carry to the garage at the end of the holiday season. I love that it is red so we can easily spot it in the attic or garage with the rest of our organized Christmas decorations when we need to find it!
19 MORE IDEAS: How To Organize Gift Bags and Gift Wrap Supplies
These wrapping paper storage and organization ideas will keep your gift-wrapping supplies organized all year round so you can get your gifts wrapped neatly and quickly! Seriously, these awesome organizing tips are the best!
Tidying up rolls of wrapping paper can often become a hassle. Discover how a back-of-a-door organizer can assist moms by gathering gift-wrapping supplies and creating a handy gift-wrap station. This setup will have everything you need for wrapping gifts during the holiday season.
A door rack organizer is definitely a useful storage solution to store wrapping paper, bows, tags ribbons, and tape, making it efficient and user-friendly.
With the gift-wrapping season in full swing, now’s a good time to round up your wrapping supplies and organize them into one easy-to-reach spot, using a compact gift wrap storage bin, like this.
This gift box is large enough to hold gift bags and tissue paper. It also has space for small containers that can be used to store tape, cards, pens, ribbons, bows, and gift tags. Since this bin is too small to hold rolls of paper, Emily keeps them next to this plastic bin in a large laundry bag and that works perfectly!
If you need more space or time to make a storage unit for your gift-wrapping supplies, consider making this fun red rolling cart to hold all of your wrapping supplies. It is actually made with a folding shopping cart - so genius!
It is a great solution for storing wrapping paper year-round! This will keep all your paper, tape, and gift tags organized for easy use.
Organizing Christmas decorations can be tricky, but Morgan shares some great tips for controlling it in this article! She uses a large clear bin to keep all of your Christmas wrapping supplies together. She keeps small and large gift bags folded up standing up against one edge of the bin, rolls of ribbon stacked next to that, and then a shoe box to contain all of the small items - like bows and tags.
These storage ideas share how to organize gift bags and store holiday decor, including Christmas gift bags and cards, during the off-season.
You can transform a corner in your home office, guest bedroom, or children's playroom into a dedicated space or craft room for a gift-wrapping station during the holiday season.
Use clear stackable bins in three different sizes for storing everything small - like bows, ribbons, and cards. A towel bar with shower curtain hooks on the wall can also serve wonderfully for hanging Christmas gift bags. The wrapping paper rolls can be stored in a hamper to keep things nice and neat.
Check out this GORGEOUS budget-friendly wrapping paper storage idea in a closet. She starts with an inexpensive cabinet/bookshelf. Then uses inexpensive hooks and dowels to organize her pretty paper.
You can also use tension rods or shower rods to make a simple, affordable solution for hanging gift wrap rolls and spools of ribbon.
On the shelves, she uses several different bins and baskets to organize all the things. Inside one of the wicker baskets, she has magazine holders as basket dividers to hold bows and organize gift bags.
In this gift closet, the gift bags are organized with a clear acrylic magazine sorter, separating the different types of bags with a label. You can easily see the size, color, and occasion very easily when you go to grab a gift bag to wrap your present. These ideas for using a whole closet as a gift-giving center are a great way and seem easy to implement and use the space very efficiently.
Here's how to DIY your gift wrap organizer from a basic bookshelf from IEKA. This is a good storage solution to organize all the wrapping paper in one place, especially if you have limited space! She also keeps the small gift bags contained in magazine holders!
Do you want to create a gift-wrapping station so all your supplies are in one place? Give a kitchen cart a try! It is large enough to accommodate your gift wrap supplies and features a spacious top surface, perfect for wrapping presents. This is genius!
This guide will show you how to organize your craft room to create a small gift wrap area on shelves. She uses tall shelf dividers on the top shelf to organize the gift bags and get them to stand up straight on the shelf.
The other gift-wrapping supplies are stored in clear plastic labeled bins on the shelves in the craft room closet.
Keep your wrapping supplies in order with these tips to organize gift wrap, tissue paper, Christmas cards, and bags. It is a great idea to have all of your gift-wrapping supplies in one place makes it easier to find what you’re looking for when that time comes on every special occasion. She uses the closet in her craft room closet to store everything. On the shelf, she uses bins to organize the cards, ribbons, and gift bags.
The small gift bags are in a plastic bin from the Dollar Tree and the larger ones are in another gift bag to keep them contained. On the bar of the closet, she hangs up the tissue paper lying across the bar on the hanger. The wrapping paper is put in a hanging garment bag, which can hold about 14 or 15 rolls of gift wrap. Pretty impressive!
Keep your gift-wrapping supplies organized on the wall with these wall-mounted baskets so they are easy to access. The baskets that she is using are actually IKEA plastic bag dispensers (for the rolls of wrapping paper) and IKEA trash baskets (for the gift bags).
It would be awesome to have a custom built-in gift-wrap station created, but that takes time and can be expensive. Abby uses a small dresser in her office to get her gift wrap supplies organized. The gift wrap is corralled in a tall round bin and the gift bags are hanging on a hook on the side of the dresser. Inside one of the drawers of the dresser, she organizes ribbon, bows, tape, gift tags, pens, and scissors.
I love this idea of using an armoire to create a gift-wrapping station. Inside the doors of the armoire, you'll find several bins and storage containers to hold all of the gift-wrapping supplies. The gift bags, tissue paper, and boxes are organized with a scrapbook organizer.
You can easily add hanging storage to the back of a closet door with a pantry organizer and hooks, like this. This will keep your wrapping supplies in one place, making it easier to find things during the busy holiday season.
If you are a fan of themed gift bags for every occasion, you'll love this extremely efficient gift bag storage solution. She groups them up by occasion and wraps a few rubber bands around to create neat and organized gift bag groups. Then she uses a clear plastic under-the-bed container organizer to hold the gift bags.
Storing and organizing wrapping paper and gift bags is a breeze with an under-the-bed storage box! This DIY box is the perfect length for your gift wrap rolls. But that's not all it has enough room to include little organizers for essentials like smaller gift bags, ribbons, bows, and gift tags.
She had a great gift-wrapping closet, but it didn't function as well as she wanted because it wasn't mobile. So she got creative and set up a mobile gift wrap cart on wheels instead! It's versatile, allowing you to move it around as needed, but it's also a great fit for a small space.
Knowing how to organize gift bags and wraps can significantly streamline your preparation for special occasions and the holiday season.
With these great ideas, keeping your gift bags and wrapping paper neat is easier than ever. By following these tips on how to organize gift bags and wrapping paper, you’ll not only save time but also maintain a clutter-free space!