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Christmas Gift Wrapping: Useful Tricks

If you are in London, consider yourself lucky – I’ve done all the legwork for you! After spending a solid few hours browsing for the best gift wrapping paper, I’ve narrowed it down to two winners: Selfridges and Harrods (sorry, John Lewis, you are my biggest disappointment this festive period so far…apart from the penguins!). Unlike birthdays, when you can pretty much go with any colour and texture, Christmas gift wrapping tends to be on the conservative side, with silvers, greens and reds dominating the scene. And you know what – I actually don’t have any objections whatsoever! After all, Christmas is a traditional holiday, and traditions are a lovely way to bring us together for some festive fun. Anyway, let me not lose the plot and end up with a philosophical post about the value of Christmas – back to gift wrapping. I would highly recommend avoiding anything too glittery. Even the most luxurious department stores seem to be obsessed with all things glitter this year. Here are the worst offenders: It does add …