As the big day approaches, we bring you our pick of this season’s best wrapping paper and accessories, for putting those final touches to your Christmas shopping.
We are loving these stylish papers designed by Esme Winter at The Original Pop Up Shop. Printed in London using vegetable based inks, the colours are unusual, beautiful and the small geometric print is bang up to date.
Set of 3 wrapping papers £7.50 www.esmewinter.co.uk
Tie up parcels using some plain string or twine and label with these jolly red gift tags, £1.75 each from Paperchase.
For an understated alternative this elegant, hand made, screen printed Champagne and Mini Floral paper, £14 a roll from The White Company is so simple and teamed with pretty lace ribbon,£5 from Anthropologie will make quite delightful looking parcels.
If you’re feeling creative or are looking for a Christmas project to keep the children entertained, then you might like to make your own gift tags using luggage labels and this adorable little stamp kit from Anthropologie. £22
And continuing with the DIY theme, this Festive Tape and Wrap Set, £13 from Notonthehighstreet.com, will allow you to create stylish and individual parcels which will look fabulous under the Christmas tree.
As will these very jolly Christmassy ribbons from The Contemporary Home at notonthehighstreet.com Christmas Ribbons £5.99
And lastly, the most lovely idea for those little table presents, often quite fiddly to wrap. No glue or tape required, so simple to assemble and will look gorgeous on your Christmas table. Favour boxes from Sally Swannell £4.95 for 6.
This blog originally appeared on the Cambridge News website