Sandy Sandler, creator of the bow-making gadget Bowdabra, says wrapping makes the gift.
Since people cant spend too much on presents, creative wrapping can make a gift look fancier and more intriguing.
She suggests trading boring, expensive gift bags for reusable canvas shopping bags with a ribbon, bow, or bell on top.
She also recommends parents use their kids old artwork as colorful and original wrapping paper. Kids are proud and parents are able to clear the fridge, so everyone wins.
Sandler says the key to wrapping gifts is patience.
That means taking time to measure and cut the paper according to size, making careful creases, and adding bows.
The most common mistake rookie wrappers make is using too much tape, which makes the package look tacky.
Instead, Sandler swears by glue dots and double-sided tape.
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