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  • Overview
  • How to Wrap a Present
  • How to Tie a Bow
  • Clip-Art and Gift Tag Toppers
  • Our 10 Best Gift Wrap Ideas

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Gift Wrap

Our gift wrap tips and inspiration will help make the outside of your presents as special as the gifts inside. Learn how to wrap the perfect present, then make it personal with family photos, or add some sparkle with glitter gift tags. Our gallery of clip-art tags makes decorating a present as easy as pressing “Print” -- exactly what you need when preparing dozens of gifts during the holidays. Searching for wrapping ideas with real “wow” factor? Browse our editors’ favorite gift wrap ideas of all time.

Our gift wrap tips and inspiration will help make the outside of your presents as special as the gifts inside. Learn how to wrap the perfect present, then make it personal with family photos, or add some sparkle with glitter gift tags. Our gallery of clip-art tags makes decorating a present as easy as pressing “Print” -- exactly what you need when preparing dozens of gifts during the holidays. Searching for wrapping ideas with real “wow” factor? Browse...

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Stamping tools constructed from corrugated cardboard and a wine cork make beautiful flower motifs. If decorating wrapping paper, stamp a full sheet. To make the cards below, round the edges of colored paper with scissors or a corner punch, apply the markings, and attach to card stock with spray adhesive.

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The simple act of wrapping gifts takes on a ritual grace at holiday time. With each crease of the paper and knot of the ribbon, you are creating a tiny drama that will be played out when the package is opened. The ideas shown here are designed to be something of a tease: Colored tissue peeks through sheer white vellum; cutouts reveal hidden textures beneath. You can use specialty papers such as colored tissue, glassine, and waxed paper, but even ordinary materials become beautiful when used in an unexpected way.