• Christine Liriano

12 Days of Christmas: Day 11. Gift Wrapping

Updated: Apr 24, 2021

Clean lines, smoothed out paper, invisible tape and a pretty bow.

Like doing my makeup and washing dishes, I find that the process of wrapping a gift is just as therapeutic (in my opinion) and the end result so satisfying. I feel so proud when I’m done wrapping a present. I usually stare at it in awe for a few minutes before moving on to the next which makes me a slow gift wrapper. lol. But I really do enjoy the process.

I like to do the same wrapping paper across the board or have a theme, I usually go for a homey and traditional look, big surprise there, lol. So far this has been my favorite look.

I found the paper in Michael's and the ribbon in Homegoods. I also love a repeated print. The Enchanted Home makes the most beautiful wrapping, seriously, it looks like wallpaper.

In the past, I really enjoyed making big, poofy bows but this year I mostly did a simple bow a la shoelace and I am loving the simplicity. But if you are wanting to make an elaborate bow, this video here helped me out a lot.

For fancy, shmancy gift wrapping paper, I go to Paper Source. They always have the prettiest papers. For more affordable gift wrap, my go-to’s are Marshall’s, TJ Maxx and Homegoods.

Sure, all that beautiful #wrappingpaper will be torn apart by tiny munchkins and some bigger munchkins, but imagine how gorgeous they'll all look under your #Christmas tree. And some of us really appreciate a nicely wrapped gift because it shows that you took effort and thought into it.

Wrapping Paper

North Pole Gift wrap from Paper Source

Farmhouse Gift Wrap from Michael's

Santa Gift Wrap from Michael's


Ribbon from Amazon

Jute Ribbon from Amazon

Snowflake Tree Ribbon from Michael's

Twine from Michael's

Gift Toppers

Artificial Pine Picks from Amazon

36Pc Gift Topper Set from Walmart

Berry Wreath Topper from Target

What's your gift wrapping style?

xoxo, This Stepford Wife