It is a truth universally unacknowledged that the best thing about getting presents is unwrapping them. The anticipation, admiring the beautiful presentation and finally the satisfying joy of ripping open the wrapping paper to discover the gift inside – these are some of our favorite things.
This year, make your own wrapping paper using easy-to-find materials (like potatoes. Yes. Potatoes). We love these three ways to decorate gifts using plain brown paper as a base (it’s classic and always timeless). Inject some craftsmanship to your gifts with our guide below.