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Holiday Gift Wrapping Tips and Techniques

We partnered with Mariah of Giggles Galore. Read how she created stunning, one-of-a-kind holiday packages for her loved ones using expert Christmas gift wrapping ideas and supplies from Tuesday Morning.

You’ve picked out the perfect presents for everyone on your list and now it’s time to put them under the tree. Wrap your gifts with a little extra holiday cheer and impress everyone on your Christmas list this year. A beautifully wrapped gift can show that special someone just how much you really care. I love pretty wrapped packages. For me getting a beautifully wrapped package is a gift in itself! You too can achieve those perfect one-of-a-kind Christmas packages with these holiday gift wrapping tips and techniques.

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The key to perfectly wrapped, pretty packages is interesting paper, multiple layers, contrasting textures, all tied up with a pretty bow.


After you’ve spent all the time and money to get the perfect gift, don’t you want the outside to be as perfect as what is on the inside too? The good news is you don’t have to break the bank to create pretty packages. Head to your local Tuesday morning to purchase wrapping paper and embellishments to get started on these Christmas gift wrapping ideas.


I like to stick with a theme when it comes to the wrapped presents under my tree. I usually pick a color that coordinates with my Christmas tree theme to make everything extra special. So I picked out sparkly wrapping paper that would match my glam metallic farmhouse inspired Christmas tree. I love that you can get great quality wrapping paper at Tuesday Morning for much less than you can find it elsewhere. The grid lines on the back of the paper help you measure and cut, so you don’t waste paper trying to figure out how much you need.




Once you’ve wrapped your package with the pretty paper it’s time to add a little extra pizzazz. You can find a great selection of fancy ribbon, gift tags and more to make your packages stand out. I love including a small ornament or trinket that the recipient can keep and treasure year after year. Or fill a handmade bag with their favorite treat and attach it to the front for another fun and creative way to make those packages pretty!



You don’t have to limit yourself to just wrapping paper and bows when it comes to pretty packages.  I found this beautiful, warm and fuzzy scarf and knew my sister would love it.  I wrapped her gift in plain white paper, wrapped the scarf around the package, tied a sparkly ribbon on top of the scarf, added a glam ornament and now she has a gift within a gift!



Pick up a few baskets or boxes and use those to package presents. This is also great if you are traveling to relatives houses during Christmas. You can pile up all the gifts you need to take with you to make it easier to transport. I found these great boxes with a chalkboard front and added a fun hand-lettered Christmas message to the front with chalk. I love that this gift can also double as practical storage once the holidays are over.



The holidays mean lots of parties and entertaining, don’t forget to take something for the hostess. I found lots of great wine bottle bags that I can slip over my favorite bottle for a quick, easy and inexpensive gift. Add a cute ornament to the front and your hostess gift is sure to standout among the crowd!


You can find everything you need at Tuesday Morning to make pretty holiday packages that will wow. Personalizing and wrapping a pretty package is not only a thoughtful gesture from the gift giver it’s a great way to make the holidays just a little extra special!


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For more creative Christmas gift wrapping ideas make sure you come visit me over at Giggles Galore and Tuesday Morning’s Gift Wrap Inspiration Pinboard for lots of creative gift ideas, free printable tags and ideas to help you make your holidays extraordinary!