DIY word search gift wrap

Hello to everyone. Hope you have all had a lovely Easter (that’s if you celebrate it of course!).

I saw this wrapping paper a while back and thought it was pretty cool.

There are loads of ‘wordsearch generators’ available online so it’s really easy to make your own personalised word search gift wrap. You don’t even need much in the way of supplies…just some white paper and some highlighter pens (or you can use highlighter strips).

DIY word search gift wrap

I created my word search using My grid contained 20 columns and 24 rows. This fills an A4 sheet. Make sure you only print the first page out though…the second page just contains the words you have added.

I also put each word into the wordsearch generator about 6 times (as some words appear backwards or aren’t in the right place after wrapping the present).

DIY word search gift wrap

Instead of wrap you could make some wide gift ribbon to wrap around a present. You could also make some nice cards, envelopes or small gift-bags!

After a quick google I found another DIY word search gift wrap tutorial here so you may wanna check that out for more tips.

DIY word search gift wrap

Happy word-searching ^_^

DIY word search gift wrap

DIY word search gift wrap


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  1. This is an awesome idea! I like the fact that no ribbon is required and this is perfect for a small gift. Thank you for all the resource links :)

    • Kate #

      Thanks Molly,

      Love your quilling projects…keep meaning to have a go at it!

      Kate ^_^

  2. I love this! I’ve pinned it and will definitely use this for my friend’s 40th birthday present.

  3. I love this so much! Can’t wait to do this with! You’re such a clever lady Kate! xx

    • Kate #

      Ha! Clever! At the moment it doesn’t feel like it… present I’m revising for a maths test (to secure a place on a college course) and my brain is very rusty!! Making things look pretty I can do. Maths is another story :(

      Love the ‘blanks’ in your shop btw…shame you are on the other side of the world to me!

  4. Ariane #

    Great idea!!!!! Thanks for sharing!!! Can’t wait to use it!

  5. Great idea ! Thanks for sharing !

  6. This is great! I instantly used it to make a birthday card :) thank you for the great idea!

    • Kate #

      yay…glad the card went well ^_^

  7. This idea is so cool! I recently found your blog (in one of my search for 3D paper figures) and I simply cannot have enough of it, your ideas are brilliant and I wish I could be as creative as you are, soooo inspiring! thank you x

  8. This is SUCH a lovely idea Kate. I’m really looking forward to perusing your blog in detail. Methinks there will be lot of great projects like this.

    Btw I found you via

  9. oh, so nice!! love it :)

  10. What a fun idea! This is awesome

  11. ha, awesome!

  12. awesome!!! a simple but brilliant idea.

  13. Heidi #

    Hi! Your blog is just incredible, I truly love your ideas and style. I found your blog last fall but I somehow lost it; now we’re reunited and I couldn’t be happier. You bring lots and lots of joy to Finlands grey spring. Thank you and have a pleasant spring!

    • Kate #

      Thanks for the very kind words Heidi. Glad you found your way back. Hope spring arrives soon. Only just arrived in the UK! So nice to finally see a bit of sun ^_^

  14. Debra #

    Pretty , fun and original and GREEN, yeah!

  15. Woaw! Quel joli travail! Elles sont vraiment mignonnes ces boîtes! Je suis fan moi :-)


  16. Brilliant!

  17. Laura #

    Great idea! Thank you!

  18. pip #

    Brilliant idea! :)

  19. Vikie #

    Sorry I found your paper in this page ( but not the origine of your blog, I found it a little bad for your work … I know your blog for a long time and recognize immediately your wonderful paper, but the Helline blog don’t give the good way to find your boo and that made me sad.

    • Kate #

      Thanks for letting me know Vikie

      Kate ^_^

  20. XR #

    Cool idea. What a great way to personalise a gift.

    Btw you may also want to try the free wordsearch maker at It lets you control the direction of words, grid size, and grid shape, so might speed up the process or open up some other creative angles for you.

    • Kate #

      Thanks for the tip

  21. Elisa #

    Thanks! Brilliant super cool idea

  22. wonderful post, very informative. I’m wondering why the other experts of this sector do not notice this.
    You must continue your writing. I am sure, you have a huge readers’ base already!

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