Giving gifts to friends and neighbors is one of my very favorite things to do. What can I say, it’s one of my love languages. Can you think of a better gift to give or receive than a nice warm fresh loaf of homemade bread? Me either. That’s why I came up with this simple and inexpensive way to package up your homemade bread that is also very earth friendly.


No wrapping paper here, friends!



All you need is a dishtowel and a loaf of bread. The dishtowel I used was purchased at IKEA for .99 cents (about the same price for store-bought wrapping, minus the reusable part).


It’s not necessary, but I like to place my loaf of bread in a plastic bag. This gives the gift recipient something to store the bread in once they’ve removed the dishtowel.


Place the bread in the center of the dishtowel and pull two diagonal corners to the middle. Next, tie the two corners into a simple square knot.



Then, tuck one remaining corner under the square knot and through to the other side. Repeat this step with the remaining loose corner.




Once your bread is wrapped up you can add a simple tag or deliver as is.