I Hate wrapping presents

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by woodmort, Dec 7, 2010.

  1. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 6, 2010
    Oxford NY
    Where did this idea come from anyway that Christmas presents hada be wrapped? I either cut the paper too big or too small; the paper doesn't fold right, won't fit around what I'm trying to wrap and my corners look like I stomped on them. In our family all I have to do is put who the present is to, they will know who it is from by the way it's wrapped. This is from a guy who could take a flat piece of wood and in a couple of days create an heirloom-style jewelry case but give me a sheet of paper and I'm a wuss.
  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    ME too!

    Throw them in decorative paper bags or draw your own cartoons on the bag with a bow and call it a day!
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Aren't we all grateful we are blessed to have presents to wrap?

    I do pretty good wrapping... if I do say so myself.
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Quote:Naturally! Of course you are in the medical field! Takes delicate wraps and surgical cuts to make perfect corners! [​IMG]
  5. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I hate wrapping presents too because I suck at it. I only wrap the ones for the little kids. Everyone else gets a bag with tissue paper.
  6. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    Kinneys!!! I buy alot from Kinneys and they wrap for free!!! alot of stores do if you ask???
  7. Up-the-Creek

    Up-the-Creek Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2008
    West Virginia
    Sometimes I use brown paper grocery bags,..decorate them up a little with bows or whatever,...BAM, easy wrapping and recycling! [​IMG]
  8. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida
    I can do a bang-up job at wrapping, but I would MUCH rather be able to "take a flat piece of wood and in a couple of days create an heirloom-style jewelry case."
    Besides, that why you should shop at places that wrap for free or pay someone to do it!
  9. Ema

    Ema Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2010
    N. Ontario CANADA
    I learned form my dad who if I am not mistaken had perfection OCD...lol....I am not too shabby but do not come close to the nice wrapping my dad did.

    My Dh on the other hand could use 3 different types of paper on one gift and a whole whack load of tape, its kinda funny to see but hey at least he did it :)

    Sometimes I don't even feel like wrapping, so I have this large santa bag stashed away, I place sticky name tags on everything and place the sack in front of the tree in the middle of the night, kids think Santa left his sack behind, and then poof sometime during the day the sack magically disappears...Ahahahahaha
  10. Hi! Isn't that weird? I lovelovelove the wrapping and making 'pretty boxes' part (I am thankful I have presents to wrap).
    My husband hides his presents til Christmas Eve and has a 'wrapping blitz' and it's never tidy, just festive!

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