The unboxing experience can make gift giving that much more special…and that requires special gift wrap. There are several things you can do to make your wrapping look terrific, and fortunately, many of these can be easily and inexpensively done. Here are a few to consider.
You probably remember making snowflakes out of paper from back when you were in kindergarten. This kid’s craft can be used by anyone to make gifts look fantastic. Just make a snowflake out of cardstock, place it on top of your wrapped present, and string a cord through the holes of the snowflake to attach it to your gift. Close the cord with a bow and you have a wonderful looking present.
Ribbon always makes a present look terrific. To enhance the aesthetic, try several ribbons that are thicker and thinner than each other and feature different colors and materials. This will make a multi-dimensional effect that’s out of this world.
Black Satin Ribbon
Nothing screams elegance like a simple satin ribbon. And it’s so simple to add. It will look especially terrific with a brown craft paper wrapping or a standout metallic.
Sure, you can tie your gifts up with a lace bow, but for a truly unique look, wrap the entire gift in lace. It will look fantastic layered over jewel toned paper with a matching satin ribbon.
Faux flowers always a provide a terrific look. They will go well with solid or printed gift wraps, or you can even forego the wrap and put them directly on the box. Easy peasy!
Evergreen sprigs are an eco-friendly decoration, and you can find them right in your backyard. They will look great over simple brown craft paper or something elegant and sparkly. If you get one that is thick enough, it will look like a tree, and you can add a star decal for the top.
Stick on Letters
Sure, you can write Merry Christmas on a little card attached to your package, but for a more dramatic look, use single, stick-on letters. You can use them to send Christmas greetings or any other fun messages.
Get a bunch of small holiday figurines this year such as trees, dollhouse furniture, mini-Santas and more. Stick them on top of your presents individually or combine them to make vintage inspired holiday vignettes. They will add a unique touch of class.
This year, make the gift giving experience even more special. The ideas in this article will take the look of your gifts to the next level. Which will you be adding to your presents this holiday season?