Tonight I’m trying to wrap a multitude of presents for varying occasions – birthdays, pregnancies, just-because-you’re-awesome-and-I-love-you, etc.

I hate wrapping presents. Not because I don’t like giving presents (cause I do).

Regardless of the fact that I suffer from post-gift shopping anxiety (“I don’t think they’ll like this gift I bought for them”)

It’s just that I’m not very good at gift wrapping:

Sometimes I’m a bit better, but still definite room for improvement:

What I would give to be able to create masterpieces like this:


Have you got any gift wrapping tips to share?

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3 thoughts on “Not my forte

  1. I’m reasonable at it. don’t do ribbons, but am neat.

    Volunteer on a chairty gift wrap stall this xmas. if you don’t stab someone who’s too cheap to pay the donation and whinges about it with the scissors, you’ll get quicker and neater and help a good cause. I did it for Life education

    Posted on 11 April 2011 at 9:49 pm
  2. Gift wrapping is definatly not my thing. I usually go for gift bags were ever I can.

    Posted on 15 April 2011 at 10:42 am
  3. homigod, that ribbon is AMAZING.
    i do actually love wrapping presents and am relatively okay at it provided they’re not round or anything.
    easiest way is to put everything in a box, regardless of what it is. that way people can’t guess and it’s way easier to wrap!

    Posted on 26 April 2011 at 9:29 pm