It’s that time of the year again, when we all make the dash around numerous City’s and Towns searching high and low for presents and gifts for our loved ones. Last minutes Christmas shopping is the worst! I’m just going to throw this out there too, it’s the one time of the year a lot more men leave their caves in one big men-mass swarm, all grunting and groaning in the shops looking for something to get their wives, girlfriends, sisters and mothers (okay, we know that’s not entirely true, and some very organised and thoughtful men did their Christmas shopping in February…YEH RIGHT!) This year, I have completed my Christmas shopping AND wrapping by the 20th (not bad).
Although Christmas is a time for giving and receiving, I am one of these people that is ALL about the giving. Putting lot’s of thought into people’s presents, wrapping them nicely, and PRESENTing (see what I did there?) them to special people in your life is SO exciting. I always feel a great sense of satisfaction when the presents are all bought and wrapped ready for the 25th and popped under the tree.
I thought i’d share some of my wrapped presents with you, in order to get your creative juices flowing if you lack a little in that department or just to give you a few ideas!
Red, Striped & Snowflake Wrapping Paper – M&S
Retro Wrapping Paper – Urban Outfitters
Red Ribbon, Natural Twine, Bakers Twine, Sequin String – M&S
Naughty Swear Word Paper (For the Christmas Un-Enthusiast) – Urban Outfitters
Where’s Wally Paper – Urban Outfitters
Red Bells – Wyvale Garden Centre in Northampton
Plush Hearts – Wyvale Garden Centre in Northampton
Red and White Stitch Ribbon – Wyvale Garden Centre in Northampton
Present Labels – M&S
I hope this has inspired you, or if you just like to have a nosey at how people decorate presents, then this has fulfilled that desire for you. I’m a firm believer in how a present is wrapped is a good judge of character and says a lot about someone as a person ;) No pressure guys!
Have you done all your Christmas shopping? Do you love giving presents as much as I do?