Gift Wrap Round-up: A gazillion tips and tricks for presents that pop

It’s time for a gift wrap round-up: All Hallmark’s best ideas for wrapping presents, all in one place. Birthdays! Wedding and baby showers! Hostess gifts! We’ve got you, and your presents, covered.

Are you that person who wants your gift to be as thoughtful on the outside as it is on the inside? We have plenty of ways to add a little something that says, “Hey! You, opening this gift! You’re awesome and deserve something extra special.” And it doesn’t have to be time-consuming or expensive or difficult—promise.

How to wrap a present


If you want your gift to look absolutely perfect, our Giftology video on how to wrap a box will take you through it step by step.

Want to wrap that box without tape? Easy peasy lemon squeezy.

Are you wrapping a gift candy-style? Here’s how to add the perfect twist.

Giving more than one gift? Then you need these gift tower tips.

Going the bag route? Fluff your tissue like a pro.

How to tie a bow on a gift


No gift wrap round-up is complete without showing how to tie a bow. Or a fancy bow. Ooooooooooh.

Now that you’ve got the basics down, let’s get nutty.

How to add creative touches

Creative Gift Wrap Ideas |

Creative Gift Wrap Ideas |

Creative Gift Wrap Ideas |

Several artists from Hallmark’s gift wrap team give us their ideas for using wrap, ribbon, accessories and extras to make their presents pop.


And here are six easy, inexpensive ways to make presents feel personal. Or maybe try doodling on some solid wrap and tags and envelopes. OR make super-cute attachments with felt.

We love a gift wrapping party to provide good inspo. Watch what happens when a bunch of designers share a stash of gift wrap and accessories. We do this kind of a lot.

Everybody’s favorite photo stylist Andy N. tells you how to solve your gift wrap crisis. (TBH we maybe should just have a permanent, all-topic “Ask Andy” column.)

Still hungry for ideas? Check out Ideas on

Ask your questions below! We’ll get answers. We know people.


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