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All Wrapped Up: Surprise and Delight

by Magnolia
Published on December 13, 2022

When we take the time to carefully consider how we present our gifts, the act of giving and receiving becomes all the more meaningful. There’s nothing quite like that moment when a person receives a gift wrapped with care. Rather than hurried unwrapping, an experience worth savoring unfolds. Eyes glisten with wonder, and wows ring around the room. Whether sentimental or whimsical, brightly colored or natural—creative embellishments can spark delight and make gifts feel even more thoughtful. So, go ahead, bring a little of that joy into your here and now—as you plan, wrap, and top it off with something special.

We’ve all heard it before: The gift is in the giving. And that sentiment rings especially true when we go the extra mile, bringing gifts to life with toppers that say we care. Small details can show loved ones all the ways in which we notice them—what they enjoy and memories shared. Let each of these ideas be a starting point of joy this holiday season—a gift unto itself.

Good Ole Days

These toppers embrace nostalgia by honoring meaningful memories and traditions. Find and print a photo of your recipient or one that represents the year and simply place it on top—tucked under ribbon or secured with tape.

All Spruced Up

Go for an organic look with natural, outdoor-inspired elements. Using twine, you can attach small grapevine wreaths styled with dried florals and cinnamon sticks or dried orange slices. Or tape on a fresh-cut greenery sprig or two for a simple-yet-lovely breath of fresh air.

Oh, What Fun

Whimsical, playful, and (best of all) homemade gifts wrapped with bright colors, Christmas lights, and jingle bells add an extra layer of warmth and personalization—and leave a lasting impression.