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Fantastic Christmas Gift Decoration Ideas

Updated on March 21, 2011

Wrapping Christmas presents is usually not an exciting event. By the time the last gift is wrapped, no one wants to see paper or tape for another year at least. However, you don't have to dread preparing your gifts. With new Christmas gift decoration ideas, you can add a new sense of creativity and enjoyment to your wrapping. If you are looking for something extra to spice up your gifts this year, then check out these Christmas gift decoration ideas.

Christmas Gift Add-Ons

When thinking of adding to an ordinary wrapped gift, it is great to use what some call "add-ons". Add-ons are simply things that are attached to the gift, usually near the ribbon area. You can use almost anything as an "add-on" and gift recipients love them. Most are attached with ribbon and coordinate with the package's wrap to give the gift an extra special look.

Christmas Gift Cookies

Cookies are a great way to add to a gift. Homemade holiday cookies are the best, but you can use any kind of holiday cookie for this gift addition. Simply place a cookie or two in a clear cellophane sack and tie it into your package's ribbon with another ribbon. This is something that children especially love. Not only do they get a gift, but also a yummy snack. You can also do this with small candies. Sweets are perfect for the holiday season, so feel free to allow everyone to indulge.

Christmas Gift Ornaments

Another great Christmas gift decoration is an ornament. You can get personalized or regular ornaments to attach to each person's gift. This is a great way to give them a keepsake for the next year that they will remember always. You can use inexpensive ornaments for this if you have a lot of gifts to give. If you are only giving a few, consider getting personalized ornaments with the name of the recipient as well as the year of the holiday painted or engraved onto it. You can always paint your own personalization onto an ornament as well.

Extra Gifts

Adding an extra gift onto a present is great. You can choose a small inexpensive gift to add onto the bow. For example, a child's gift would look wonderful with a small bean bag animal attached to the present's bow. The mini gift will draw the child right to the package, and accelerate their excitement. For adults, consider adding a small candle, an inexpensive bracelet, or a personalized keychain to the gift.

Christmas gift decoration does take a little more time than a lot of people are willing to devote to gift decor. However, these Christmas gift decoration ideas really make each gift special to both the giver and the receiver. The recipient will be able to tell that the giver put extra thought and time into the gift, which is what it is all about. So, if you do want to spice up your ordinary gifts, then try one of these lovely gift "add-ons" for each of your presents this holiday season.


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