When you hear that your online purchase will be “gift wrapped,” what do you picture? Most people would picture a package wrapped up in paper, maybe with a bow, right? That’s not what Amazon customers are getting in their boxes this holiday season: for the same price, shoppers are getting velvet gift bags of various sizes. [More]
When traveling by airplane for the holidays and lugging gifts through security, there’s always the chance that the Transportation Security Administration checker will feel the need to unwrap your beautiful present. To make sure that’s not an issue for you, or if you simply ran out of time to perfect your presentation, Southwest Airlines and the Container Store are teaming up to offer passengers free gift wrapping, at select airports. [More]
In case you’re engaging in some last-minute gift-wrapping of oddly-shaped items today, here’s a rerun of a classic instructional video that you might find helpful. It shows you how to gift-wrap a cat. A very gracious, very sedentary cat. Giving pets as gifts is usually not a good idea, but everyone must wrap a gift that isn’t a perfect cube eventually. [More]
Giving pets as a gift is rarely a good idea unless it’s been cleared with the recipient ahead of time. But that doesn’t mean you can’t amuse yourself by swaddling your existing pets in wrapping paper and bows.
When you were 5, everyone told you your slapdash method of wrapping presents was adorable. But if you’ve grown up and haven’t improved your technique, your subpar wrapping efforts are just embarrassing. Maybe it’s time you sat down and learned how to wrap your presents decently.