How to Wrap Slippers Into a Gift

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One of the best parts about wrapping gifts is planning a creative approach. It shows your recipients how much you care and makes gift opening much more fun for everyone. When things like slippers come without a shoebox, wrapping them can be challenging.

Slippers make for a fun and cozy gift that is perfect for the cold winter months. You can make the gift even more personal by making the slippers yourself. Knit a pair or make them from materials such as suede or faux fur, and choose from a variety of styles, such as moccasins, booties, clogs or slip-ons.


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When wrapping a slippers gift, you can always find a box and wrap them in the way you would wrap shoes. However, if you want to be more creative, there are plenty of other slippers and shoe gift-wrapping ideas and hacks to up the interest factor.

How to wrap slippers

If you don't want to use a gift box for slippers or shoes, there are many clever ideas to try. You can wrap them in tissue paper or wrapping paper by following these simple steps:


  1. Place the slippers facing each other.
  2. Wrap them in a few sheets of tissue paper.
  3. Tape this closed on all sides.
  4. Put the slippers on a large piece of wrapping paper.
  5. Starting at one end, roll up the package until the tissue paper is covered.
  6. Trim off the excess wrapping paper.
  7. Tape the central part together and flatten down the sides.
  8. Pinch in at one edge until the pieces meet in the middle, and then tape down the flaps.
  9. Repeat this on the other side.



Tea towels and cloth napkins can also be used in place of wrapping paper and double as extra gifts.

One easy option is to buy a gift box for slippers or put them in an appropriately-sized gift bag. Although those last two may not be particularly creative, they are just fine for those pretty Christmas bow slippers that you bought for your mom.

Wrapping slippers in other clothing

Another idea is to buy a matching pair of pajamas or a robe. Roll either item around the slippers, whether they are wrapped or not, or hide the slippers in the folds and place the pajamas or robe inside a box. You can also buy the recipient a scarf in addition to the slippers, and then wrap the slippers in the scarf and secure it with a bright bow.


Creative gift-wrapping ideas

There are plenty of creative and memorable ways to add special touches to your wrapping this year if you have enough time. One is to buy novelty-shaped plastic buttons, which are available at craft and sewing shops. Instead of tying on bows, sew on the buttons with just a few stitches of embroidery floss; make pretty patterns with them or look for holiday-themed ones.


A second idea is to swap out wrapping paper for holiday crepe paper. For example, a loving way to present a gift could be a package wrapped with gold streamers that are then tied on the top with a fabric Christmas lights garland.


You can also decorate gifts with inexpensive fake gemstones and jewels; why not include these as gifts? You might be able to wind a pretty necklace inside of a bow.

Try accenting Christmas gifts with nature-inspired decorations, such as leaves and berries. For a truly elegant touch, spray paint natural elements silver, gold or white. Old maps and atlases also make excellent wrapping paper, as long as they are not valuable or in use.


Wrapping irregularly shaped and soft items like slippers can be challenging, especially if they don't come with a box. While you can get a gift box and wrap that as you would any other gift, there are plenty of other creative ideas to consider!



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