It’s getting down to the wire with mere weeks left until Christmas Day. If you had planned ahead, you might have already taken advantage of stores’ gift-wrapping options. But if you’re like most of us, you probably saved that chore for the very last minute.
These are the best tips and hacks if you find yourself in a gift-wrapping emergency from some imaginative TikTokers for making those gifts look professionally wrapped and super duper adorable.
1. How to Gift Wrap a Cylinder
Make those round-shaped gifts, like wine and champagne bottles, look like you spent a fortune having them wrapped for you with @effectivespaces’ super pretty wrapping ideas. She offers three ways to wrap based on the type of gift wrap you have.
2. How to Wrap a Gift Card
Hold onto your empty toilet paper rolls because you’ll need them for this tip for wrapping gift cards. TikToker @itsmeganwilson makes hiding the fact your gift is in fact a gift card a little easier. It sure makes us wonder how we didn’t come up with this eons ago.
3. How to Gift Wrap a Candle
A popular gift to give is a delicious-smelling candle. If you’re anything like we are, sometimes our wrapped candles look like they were wrapped by a toddler. TikToker @makelifesimpler_’s has a clever way of making a candle almost too pretty to unwrap.
4. How to Gift Wrap a Book
Wrapping a book can either end up looking super boring or positively fabulous if you use @phemie8268‘s gift-wrapping hack. It just makes the gift look super extra — and who doesn’t want to be presented with a gift like that?
5. How to Gift Wrap a Blanket
Blankets are one of those items that are really hard to disguise. They’re usually squishy and can either be folded or rolled. But we really love @beeandbloom’s easy blanket gift-wrapping idea because it creates a cute prop under the Christmas tree until it’s unwrapped by your giftee.
6. How to Make a Gift Bag Out of Wrapping Paper
When you don’t have a box or bag that will work for a gift with zero shape, including robes, fuzzy hats, scarves, and anything that droops, this TikTok hack from @lenniamc is a lifesaver that’ll make you slap yourself for not thinking of it before. Just turn your wrapping paper into a cute little bag.
7. How to Wrap a Gift as Something Else
This positively remarkable way of making a gift look completely different from what it really is perhaps our favorite gift-wrapping tip. TikToker @m.edia turns gift wrapping into art with her ingenious method of surprising her giftee with a pair of UGGs and making it look like a lamp.
8. How to Wrap a Gift When the Paper Is Too Short
You try your best to use every single bit of wrapping paper, but nine times out of 10, you always end up with at least one extra gift and a short supply of gift wrap. Just turn your gift diagonally, as seen in this ingenious hack from TikTok’s @mama_mila_ when your supply isn’t quite matching your demand.
9. How to Wrap a Gift Without Tape
Besides having a crush on TikTok @problemsolved and every single hack he brings effortlessly in our lives, we never knew a gift could be wrapped without using tape. But it’s a real thing, and @problemsolved not only does it, but he also makes it look like the easiest thing ever!
10. How to Make a Bow Using One Ribbon
Bows are my favorite and having a pretty one atop a gift makes it look instantly more perfect. TikTok’s @prettybowsco has a step-by-step guide to topping off your gift with an adorable bow using just one piece of ribbon. And check out this tip for recreating a Tiffany-style bow.
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