You wouldn’t go to a holiday party wearing sweatpants, so why would you give a badly wrapped gift?
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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