Wrap It Up: 7 Unique Holiday Gift Wrapping Ideas

You wouldn’t go to a holiday party wearing sweatpants, so why would you give a badly wrapped gift?
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  2. For the Eco Warrior

    What's better than recycling wrapping paper? Opting for reusable gift totes instead. It's like giving two presents in one!

    Reusable Holiday Gift Wrap, $29, RuMeBags.com

  3. For the Mega-Fabulous

    Want to really impress? This brilliant gold wrapping paper will make your gift sparkle under the tree.

    Gold Glitter Wrapping Paper, $10/a roll, Paper-Source.com

  4. For the Gift Card Lover

    Just because the actual gift is a plastic card doesn’t mean the presentation has to be lackluster. These cute cardboard pouches from The Container Store look great under a tree, in a holiday grab bag, or in a stocking.

    Gift Card Holders, from $2, ContainerStore.com

  5. For the Crafter

    Even if you’re strapped for time, you can create a homemade and unique look. Just use fabric adhesive tape on any paper for a stylish spin.

    Washi  tape, from $10, KatesPaperie.com

  6. For the Wine Lover

    Dress up a bottle of wine by slipping it in one of these holiday bags. Stock up now so you’re ready for impromptu hostess gifts.

    Holiday gift bags, $2/pack of 3, IKEA.com

  7. For the Traditionalist

    Lime green gives this classic scroll paper a punch of color that will make your present pop.

    Twelve Days Gift Paper in Bamboo, $40/10 sheets, BeaucoupRibbon.com

  8. For the Hyper-PC Person

    Have a friend who eschews all things holiday (but still accepts your gifts)? You’ll be excused for last year’s festive faux pas when you wrapped your gift in red and green -- the nerve! -- if you pick this paper this time around

    Where to Buy It: Geeky Wrapping Paper, $6, ThinkGeek.com