Kaunda Selisho
Lifestyle Journalist
2 minute read
15 Dec 2021
4:36 pm

Six mesmerising videos that will up your gift-wrapping game

Kaunda Selisho

Check out the most mesmerising gift-wrapping videos that are sure to have your presents looking professionally wrapped this holiday season.

Popular Instagram videos show a number of unique ways to wrap your Christmas gifts this year | Picture: Screenshot

There’s just something undeniably therapeutic about watching people complete mundane tasks in an endless stream of short videos. And the increasing amounts of gift-wrapping tutorials flooding social media platforms just in time for the holiday season are no different.

Until now, we thought gift-wrapping was a pretty straightforward process but it turns out that it isn’t.

Additionally, there is so much that you can do with the bits, bobs ad bows you add to the gifts once they are wrapped.

Check out five of the most mesmerising gift-wrapping videos that are sure to have your presents looking professionally wrapped this holiday season.

Wrapping books or pictures in frames

Folding your wrapping paper in a way that gives it a layered look seems to be all their rage in gift-wrapping techniques this year as demonstrated by Instagram account @labor.hobi.

A cool way to wrap boxes

The layered technique can also be used on boxed items and a holiday car can be slotted into the pockets for a little something extra.

How to tie a fuller, prettier bow

If you’re the type to go the extra mile then adding unique and dainty bows to your gifts may be the exact thing you need to add your unique signature to your gifts.

How to wrap a bottle

Bottles, whether they contain alcohol, perfume or other liquids may be popular gifts this season so don’t skip the gift-wrapping process when it comes to these gifts with this cool technique.

No bow? No problem

Extend the use of your wrapping paper by folding it and fanning it out to create a bow effect on whatever gift you are wrapping.