After all, the packaging is part of the present. Wrap like a pro with our tips.
Designate a table or other area as the gift station for guests to drop off their re-gifting presents as they arrive.
Small wrapped gifts make perfect holiday takeaways when placed in the entry foyer to your home.
Cheryl Burkes home, as seen on HGTV's Celebrity Holiday Homes, features these fun colored wrapped gifts on display.
Vintage tins are plentiful and can often be found for less than $1. They make a perfect container for homemade cookies and holiday sweets. Nestle the sweets in vintage linen napkins or brown paper.
If your guests can leave their presents unopened, grab some smaller ones from under the tree to bring new shapes to the table.
Use your favorite roasted coffee beans and put them in a into a burlap gift bag. Decorate with a simple gift tag with your friend's name on it and a piece of golden ribbon. It makes for a simple and savory gift.
Incorporate gifts for all of your guests into your staycation decor. If it's a weekend staycation, include an itinerary with scheduled and suggested activities with each gift.
Have a little fun with your Christmas gift wrap by placing confetti on top of a wrapped gift and covering it with clear cellophane.
With a little planning and some strategic shopping, you can elevate your holiday decor and make gift-giving easier than ever.