Special presents to wrap? We’ve tracked down 10 wrapping paper designs that are so beautiful you won’t know whether to frame them or use them! As these papers are such great quality, if they unwrap their gift carefully enough, your recipient can recycle it as gift tags or even use it again for rewrapping.
1. Elements wrapping paper, Catherine Jane Designs
Show off those extra special Christmas gifts in this beautifully detailed, traditional, festive gift wrap. Hand drawn and made in England, the pack contains two sheets of 50cm by 70cm. Coordinating items available. The wrapping paper costs £7 per pack, available from Catherine Jane Designs.
2. Elves wrapping paper, Anja Richard
This bright, cheerful design is printed on 100gsm paper uncoated paper with ultra vibrant ink, which gives these sheets a beautiful quality feel, perfect for those extra special prezzies. £3.50 per sheet, available from Anja Richard.
3. Christmas campervan recycled wrapping paper, Cox & Cox
Designed in-house, this stylish wrap is made entirely from recycled papers and comes in a generous ten-metre roll to last you the season. The illustration of a campervan journeying through the snow will delight any adventure lover this Christmas, and there are matching gift tags available too. £14.50 for a 10-metre roll, available from Cox & Cox.
4. Ruby red Bungalow wrapping paper, Curated Living
Beautiful handmade and screen printed gift wrap made with recycled cotton based paper, featuring floral patterns in ruby red and cream. Choose from one of four patterns. £5.50 per roll (each roll measures 76.5cm by 57cm), available from Curated Living.
5. Festive whale paper, Jeff and the Squirrel
This cute Christmas whale gift wrap is really unusual. Say goodbye to dull wrapping paper and hello to fun gifting that doesn’t harm the planet. This Christmas wrapping paper is FSC certified, meaning you can wrap your gifts with the knowledge that it’s from a sustainably managed forest. £2.75 for a 70cm by 50cm sheet, available from Jeff and the Squirrel.
6. Cats in Christmas hats giftwrap set, Jo Clark Design
A set of two sheets of uncoated high quality 120gsm FSC certified paper, featuring adorable kitties in Christmas hats – who could resist? Each sheet measures 700mm x 500mm and is designed and printed in the UK. £4.50, available from Jo Clark Design.
7. Village Christmas wrapping paper, Making Meadows
This family friendly Christmas village wrapping paper is fun to look at. With lots of tiny details, you could really imagine yourself skiing down the mountain and stopping off to post a letter! The matt finish gives it a lovely modern look while also being practical to fold and stick in place, making beautiful looking presents. Eco friendly & lovingly made in the UK. £2.50/sheet, available from Making Meadows.
8. Partridge in a pear tree wrapping paper, Nancy and Betty
This beautifully thick matt wrapping paper (above and main image) will help your presents look really enticing under the tree this year. Five sheets of wrap folded or rolled. Printed on beautifully thick sustainable paper stock with vegetable based inks in Great Britain. Each sheet measures 50cm x 70cm. £9.95 for five sheets, available from Nancy and Betty.
9. Christmas hares wrapping paper, Get Paper Industries
Beautiful Fairtrade gift wrap featuring a lovely green and gold hare design on a gorgeous woodland backdrop, perfect for giving your Christmas gifts a special feel. It has been produced for Oxfam by Get Paper Industries, a WFTO organisation that supports artisans in Nepal who use waste materials to create handmade paper products. £2.50 for a 75cm by 50cm sheet, including gift tag. Available from Oxfam.
10. Dinky festive bloom wrapping paper, Storigraphic
This Dinky Festive Bloom mid-century floral style illustrated wrapping sheet measures 50cm by 70cm and is printed on 120gsm uncoated paper. Paper sourced from an FSC-certified supplier and recyclable. Printed in the UK, it costs £2.80/sheet from Storigraphic.
Main image shows a selection of paper and gift bags from Nancy and Betty.0