Wrap it up.
Instead of reaching for the candy-cane printed wrapping paper this year, why not try something a little more customised to really surprise your family and friends? Check out our eight favourite ways to get creative with Christmas wrapping for 2016.
Check out this amazing wrapping paper from Gift Couture, which turns a stack of presents in to a burger. This would look scrumptious under the Christmas tree!
Wrap your gifts with a touch of nature this year. Grab some thick white paper and wrap each present up with twine. Add a touch of fern or a few delicate flowers to accompany the greeting card.
Around the world
Perfect for gifts from your last holiday, or for a friend who’s about to take off on a big trip. Dig out your old maps and wrap up your parcels in them! Finish with a touch of ribbon, or a name card that looks like a luggage tag.
Get your foodie friends excited this year with taco wrapping paper from Etsy store RowHouse14. The best thing is that you can use this not-so-festive wrapping paper all year round!
Create a chic parcel with crisp white wrapping topped with a calligraphy gift tag. There are a multitude of calligraphy tutorials available on YouTube for you to try, but if you’re not quite confident you can cheat by printing names in a calligraphy-style font.
For your Kardashian-obessed friend or your family’s own drama queen, you can’t go past the Kimoji wrapping paper from the kimkardashianwest.com store. It’s sure to make the whole room giggle!
For a personalised touch, wrap your gifts in the free printable Word Search wrapping from somethingturquoise.com. The print is completely customisable so you can create one for each of your loved ones!
Print your own wrapping paper by stamping on your own design! Rewind back to pre-school and create a simple stamp out of a potato for that authentic, traditional Christmas feel.