Yes, the best part of a present is what’s inside of it. Once the clock hits midnight during Christmas Eve, people carelessly rip off all the gift wrapping to get their hands on the real goods. Gift-wrapping, nonetheless, should never be taken so lightly.
Think about it, our gifts spend numerous days hanging out underneath the Christmas tree before they get opened. Don’t you want something that looks presentable under the tree? A beautiful Christmas tree with ugly presents underneath it is an ugly tree.
That being said, don’t fall for the generic gift-wrapping this year. Get crafty and create something so pleasing to the eye that your gift recipient doesn’t want to open it.
Add toys, crayons, and candies to the outside.
This Japanese wrapping technique using cloth is called furoshiki.
Add sprigs of evergreen.
A colorful mini-felt garland can brighten even the dullest paper.