By Sharon Brandwein
While finding the perfect present is always the first step in gift-giving, it’s important to remember that presentation matters, too. So powerful in fact, that Roy Orbison recorded a whole song about it aptly titled “Pretty Paper”. Learning how to properly wrap a present is just another part of the process and a way to show the recipient how much you care. Moreover, a beautifully wrapped gift certainly adds to the excitement of the moment, and it’s a part of the fun.
The great thing about learning how to wrap a present is that it’s a skill that you’ll always use. Knowing how to wrap a birthday gift is no different than knowing how to wrap a Christmas present.
Ahead, we’ll walk you through how to wrap a present perfectly. We’ll share a list of gift-giving supplies you may want to keep on hand, and we’ll even show you how to tackle gift wrapping when you bump into some common issues like running out of tape or not having enough paper for that last gift. So, if you’re ready, let’s tear this one open and get started.