Gift-Wrapped Gallery

Gift Wrapped Gallery
Last year we went on vacation the week after Thanksgiving. The hotel that we stayed at was busily transforming their lobby by wrapping all the art work in Christmas paper. 
 The kids just loved it. 
When we got home I did the same thing. I wrapped each frame in a different paper and it was just so much fun. This year I only used two different papers but I love the effect. 
It’s so easy to do and really transforms a room.  It is sad to cover up all my pretty pictures but then by the time I get them all wrapped up (and dusted!) – the boys are super excited and the room looks so festive
Don’t have a gallery?  Wrap up a single frame.  Metallic paper is especially fun and catches the glow of Christmas lights.  Wrapping a frame adds a festive flair to any room in the house…
A couple of tips:
1. Make sure you are using tape that adheres well to the back of your frame.  Some frames are wood, others are plastic, and so on.
2.  When wrapping, make sure to not cover the hanger on the back of the frame.
3. Take this opportunity to dust your frames – or is that just me?

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  1. So cute! I love this idea. And it reminds me I should dust…

  2. I love how cute this looks. I am definitely pinning this.

  3. What a fantastic idea!!

    I would love for you to link up more awesome stuff at my new link party starting every Monday and lasting throughout the week!

    snap, craft & blog till your heart’s {content} @ a content housewife {blog}


  4. This is such a great idea! i have a gallery of pictures in my front hall and they could use some “wrapping” for the holiday season. Thanks for the idea!

  5. That is super cute, I never would have thought of that:)

  6. Very cute! I have got to go grab some paper and do this in our house. The girls would love it! Have a fabulous weekend! ~Kimberlee, The Spunky Diva

  7. Love it – if only I had hung things on my walls to wrap – we’ve only lived here for 18 1/2 months! Maybe after 5 years . . .

  8. that is a cute idea!

  9. This is such a great idea, I do love it when I see it in hotels. Yours came out great! I’m sure lots of fun for the kids to see such big “presents” on the wall. :)
    Karah @ thespacebetweenblog

  10. Such a cute idea! I wish I had time to do this today!! Thanks for sharing! Visiting from Freestyle Friday!

  11. What a great idea! So festive! I’d love for you to link up to my Feature Friday linky party.

  12. I love this idea. Thank you for sharing it.

  13. Such a cheap way to Christmas-ify a whole room! Thankd for sharing, stopping by from TT&J

  14. That is so clever. I’m guessing it was a lot of work too. I’m just tired thinking about it!

  15. That is one of the most creative ideas I have seen! I would love for you to come join us at Find Your Craft Friday!

  16. That’s a great idea. You could reuse the paper next year too. I’m a new follower and would like to invite you to link to

  17. I’m over visiting from the Family Ever After link party. This is such a clever idea!

    ~Kara (your newest google follower :)

  18. Great Idea! Found you on Inspire Me Fridays

  19. I love this , how cute ! I think I might try this out ,I would love fo ryou to link up over at

  20. What a CREATIVE idea! Love it!!
    Beth =-)

  21. how fun!!! very creative!!

  22. How fun is this! Newest follower! Would love a follow back to


  23. I love the wrapped presents on the wall. I even enjoy creating them because I love wrapping presents! (I know, I’m weird) I love the long line of frames that you had to work with and the paper choices just really made the look! Thanks for sharing it :)

  24. @Tammy Thanks Tammy! I love wrapping presents too – the more the merrier :)

  25. This is such a great idea. It is so colorful. I bet it looks even better in person. Nice job!

  26. A wonderful Christmas idea to get one and all in the Christmas spirit.

  27. Great idea & it looks wonderful! Love how it fills the wall :) Homestories visitor

  28. Wow. Totally new idea I’ve never seen before!

  29. Great idea, very creative.. LOVE!!!

  30. Ok. Serioulsy I love it. totally a great ideas to get two looks out of one. My gosh you could do this for every season you celebrate. Love the colors. Very Creative. Thanks so much for sharing your inspiration over at Sunday’s Best! Keep coming back your part of the family now!

  31. What a great idea! I love wrapping presents too, so this definitely is something I will have to do!

  32. This is a great idea! It’s so festive!

    I’ll be featuring this tomorrow on my blog for Three Things Thursday- I hope you’ll stop by and check it out!


  33. fabulous!

  34. What a clever idea. I would have never thought to do that. Thanks for sharing at DIYbyDesign’s Fall into Fall party.

  35. Genius…what a great idea! I’m a new follower. Warm wishes

  36. How creative!!

  37. What a cute way to add color to your wall :D

    Visiting from Crafty, Scrappy, Happy linky party,
    Smiles and thanks for sharing,
    ~Suzanne in NW IL

  38. Such a cute idea!
    Thanks so much for linking up to this week’s Catch a Glimpse party! I have included this in today’s features!

  39. Super cute idea! Love it! Stopping by from the Weekend Wrap up link party.
    -Robyn from

  40. Oh my gosh- such a great idea!!! I love how it makes your whole room look so decorated for Christmas. I love it! Thanks so much for linking up to Strut Your Stuff Saturday! We hope that you will join us tomorrow!
    Camille @

  41. I love this and I always enjoy your projects.
    I am looking for people to do tutorials for January and I am actually looking for new people. It will be a new year after all.
    Email me if you are interesed in doing a tutorial on the CSI Projct
    [email protected]
    I have Jan 2nd and 4th open
    and Jan. 10th and 11th
    of course, then you will have the chance to do a tutorial every month after because I will add you to the list.

    Let me know!
    Dee, The CSI Girl

  42. Very cute! I keep clicking on your projects at Linky parties! Great job!
    PS Please come link up at Wild Wednesdays at my blog starting this week, the 21st!

  43. What a fun and very creative idea Trish.

    I’d love it if you could add this project to my Christmas inspiration party at ~

  44. Very cute and unique idea. Thanks for linking to Things I’ve Done Thursday!


  45. This is SUCH a cute idea!! Too bad i didn’t see this sooner… :) Plus I don’t have enough frames to cover to make an impression….hmmmm….

  46. I love this idea! I’m totally wrapping frames tonight.

    I’d love for you to link up & share:

  47. That looks like it took a lot of time but also VERY well worth it.. The finished project is BEAUTIFUL I would love for you to share it here

  48. I really love this idea. I will be featuring it tonight at my Fall into Fall party that opens at 8pm EST. Please stop by and pick up an I’ve Been Featured button. Thanks so much.

  49. What a fantastic idea! So cute! Thanks for linking up at the Pinterest Link Party!

  50. Such a fun idea for Christmas!! I’ve seen it before, but never on a gallery wall. Love how it looks! I’m featuring you today at Creations by Kara. :)

  51. Thank you for sharing with Blog Stalking Thursday! I have featured you because you were one of the most viewed links! Don’t forget to grab a featured button and proudly display it on your blog! Thanks again!

  52. This is adorable! What a simple way to add TONS of Christmas spirit to the house =) I’d love it if you stopped by my blog and shared this on my linky party!

  53. Love this! What a way to cute up a wall for the holidays!

  54. super cute idea!! I am going to feature in my weekly wow’s tomorrow ( Sunday).

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