Christmas wrapping paper, gift wrap, ribbon and gift tags 2022

Whether you’re a self-confessed whizz with the sellotape or dread wrapping your presents every year, we’ve handpicked the best Christmas wrapping paper and gift-wrap accessories – from ribbon to gift tags – for this year. From traditional 12 Days of Christmas prints to minimalist designs and eco-friendly alternatives, here’s how to make the gifts at the bottom of your tree extra special this season, and maybe even match your Christmas decorations

Traditional Christmas Gift Wrap

As much as we love the bottom of the Christmas tree to look like a tin of Quality Street exploded everywhere – all jewel tones and glitter – there is something to be said for a traditional Christmas theme.

If your festive aesthetic harks back to William Morris-esque prints and idyllic Christmas scenes, look to brands such as 1973, Katie Leamon and, of course, Liberty. Finish your presents off with a simple velvet bow, a sprig of holly or a traditional tartan ribbon.


Cute & Quirky Wrapping Paper

Do festive with a bit of retro flair this Christmas and put a smile on their faces before they’ve even unwrapped their gift. We love Eleanor Bowmer’s whimsical designs – her 12 Days of Christmas tags look like something out of a 1950’s scrapbook, while her pink and green leopard print paper is a no-brainer for the family fashion fan.


Minimalist Christmas Wrapping Paper

Keep it simple with our edit of pared-back paper this year, from The White Company’s very on-brand textured plain wrapping paper – the perfect blank canvas to add a final flourish of a glittery bow or fragrant sprig of rosemary; to the Royal Academy’s art-inspired marble print – an ideal option for those that find Christmas decor a bit garish.

Katie Leamon’s Candy Cane Strips will add a uniform look to all your presents under the tree. A velvet black ribbon or sprig of green fern will add the final flourish.


Reusable Wrapping Paper

Simple, stylish and sustainable, reusable wrapping is a thoughtful alternative to traditional paper, offering a no-waste approach to gift giving. Liberty has some stunning festive prints this season that can be reused each year, whether rebooted as tea towels, table placemats or passed on as new gifts all on their own.

For something less festive that can be used all year round, Anthropologie’s Furoshiki Gift Wrapping Cloths in vibrant prints and rich tones are the gifts that keep on giving.

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Furoshiki Table Gifts, £42

Wrap with a conscience this year with a reusable, no-waste furoshiki cloth. The traditional Japanese method of wrapping gifts dates back centuries and is a thoughtful way to gift your loved ones.

Finishing Touches

From simple stars to sweet Christmas trees, big velvety ribbons to modern sprigs of foliage, scroll to shop our super easy edit to make your gifts look extra special this year.

The proverbial Christmas jumper makes its way onto gift tags this year - a cute and quirky way to add names to all your presents.

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