So how is that holiday shopping list going? Some of you (like Stef) have your entire list completed, while others (like me) are still frantically searching for a few good ideas. Yet once the stress of picking out and purchasing the perfect present has passed, there’s one more hurdle to clear – the wrapping.
I enjoy spending lots of time and energy wrapping my gifts, but I know it’s not for everyone. To help you get started, I’ve gathered three wht posts on the art of wrapping:
• Looking to trim some money from your gift budget this year? Save on the wrapping, ribbon, boxes and bows (they can really add up). Check out our eight green, easy and economical wrapping tips and ideas: How to: Green Gift Wrapping
• Here’s another stylish and eco-friendly presentation that lets part of the present be the wrap! Impress all of your fashionable friends and vintage fiends with a present wrapped up in a retro scarf (at left). We’ve got the simple and tape-free steps right here: How to: Scarf gift wrapping
• Finally skip the store purchased gift tags and stickers this year and make your own. These antiqued gift tags (above) will add that final finishing touch to your wrapping masterpiece. And they would also look adorable tied with a ribbon to holiday baked goods and treats: How-To: Antiqued Gift Tags
Readers – what are your gift wrapping tips and secrets?
Tyna, co-founder and co-editor of wht, worries about becoming a crazy cat lady, reads at least a book a week, checks in at a Flyers fan forum every morning and is forever (some say obsessively) organizing her closets and drawers.