Christmas gift wrapping can be ugly or so beautiful you don’t want to open the gifts. My favorite thing to do is hide my Christmas gifts in plain sight. Once the Christmas tree is up I will wrap the gifts I have a put them around the Christmas tree.
So whether you are wanting to decorate your home with the gifts you have for your family and friends or you want to simply add a little spark to your gifts. Here are a few tricks to take your gift wrapping up a notch.
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Pick A Theme For Wapping Christmas Gifts
When wrapping a group of gifts that are going to the same place chose a theme or just a few colors to stick with. You don’t want to choose too many colors that cause the brain to
Like these red dots below the paper or boxes do not have to be a Christmas theme if you don’t want them to be a color that works close to a C
These boxes below are an example that shows a mixed colored ribbon and pattern. The colors don’t match and the patterns are very different. They are also confusing to the brain when you see different shapes. Even though the colored twine is not
At the very least if you want a patterned ribbon make sure it matches the color of the box.
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Simple Gift Wrapping Ideas For Christmas
Simple paper with a little glam is an easy way to go. If you have brown, gold, or some other simple paper you can choose almost any ribbon or accent to the gift wrapping.
- You can find your brown paper gift wrapping on amazon. Linked HERE
- I love this gold ribbon LINKED HERE more than in the image because it is still beautiful but does not have the gold glitter leaving chips.
Gift Wrapping Ideas For Christmas Gifts Using Accent
Tags, name cards or other accents that add a finishing touch to the gift make them look extra special. ALWAYS remember to use something that complements the gift wrapping not distract from it.
An account I love to follow on Instagram is this one below. She speaks my love language with all things Christmas. She does a beautiful job with her gift decorating.
You can stamp them with a holiday wish them decoration. Turn them into name cards whichever your situation calls for.
Another way to add a splash of color and design is a small sprig of greenery. Real or imitation greenery it adds an extra touch to the gift. You can also add a candy cane or some other small gift that adds a special touch to the gift that relates to the person receiving the gift.
- Here is a link to some nice dried greenery that will work well. Just remember that real greenery does not take abuse well.
Fake greenery is something you want to find in person. So go to your local floral
I love beautifully wrapped gifts and I will even save boxes to wrap and sit around my house as decorations.
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