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Valentine's Day Gift Wrapping Ideas: Presents With a Personal Touch
Valentine's Day Gift Wrapping Ideas: Presents With a Personal Touch

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Key takeaways:

  • Wrap gifts in quality paper and ribbons

  • Customize wrap with Valentine’s or personal theme

  • Personalize with handmade accents and notes

  • Present beautifully in boxes, baskets or bags


It's almost Valentine's Day, the most romantic day of the year. You've found some amazing gifts and are so excited to romance your partner—the last thing you want to do is ruin the gift exchange with a bad presentation.

Sure, your partner will love your gift (and you, of course), even if you don't personally wrap and nicely present their Valentine's Day gift.

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But, why not impress and woo them some more by going the extra mile!?

There's something special about opening a beautifully adorned package on Valentine's Day. Lovely wrapping paper, bows, creative accents, personal touches, and a heartfelt note are all ways to make it special!

Pro Wrapping Tip: Show them how much you care by paying attention to the details!

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Also, don't forget—remember to shop for your kids, mom, and other loved ones, too, for Valentine's Day. Find them all the perfect Valentine's Day gift, take the time to wrap it, and present it well. You'll make them all feel special and so loved!

Why not spread love to everyone on this special occasion?

Read on to discover creative Valentine's Day gift-wrap ideas and gift-wrapping essentials.

Also, how to add a personal touch to your gift and the best ways to present your gifts.

Wrapping Paper Essentials

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One of the most important steps in perfecting your Valentine's Day gift wrap is choosing the wrapping paper and ribbon.

Don't use just any old packaging. Use high-quality wrapping paper, like shiny foil or heavyweight paper.

Next, choose a theme for your Valentine's Day gift wrap!

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Want to do a Valentine's Day theme? Choose colors and patterns that complement it. Look for print in different hues of red, pink, and white, and/or patterns with designs like hearts, polka dots, or flowers.

You could also base the theme on your loved one's interests. For example: Do they love dogs? Then use the most adorable puppy wrapping paper you can find! A fan of purple? Try wrapping their presents in various shades of purple topped with ribbons and bows.

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Is your loved one eco-conscious? Make sure to use sustainable wrapping materials, like biodegradable and recyclable cardstock. You can get recycled brown wrapping paper and draw or paint on it for an extra personal touch! Plain brown paper also looks adorable if you tie it up with a lovely bow or twine. Try not to use any plastic.

If you have several small gifts, a cute packaging idea is to wrap them all individually, stack them, and then tie them up with one large bow. Putting a little extra effort into your DIY gift-wrapping ideas packs a punch, and is an easy way to show your Valentine you care.

Instead of using gift tags, you can attach a wooden letter or monogram, and decorate the whole gift box with plant and herb clippings from the garden. Write them a card on seed paper, which will sprout flowers, herbs, or veggies when planted!

Pro Gifting Tip: Want to give an eco-friendly, beautifully packaged, thoughtful, romantic, and luxe Valentine's Day gift? Give a Blissy Silk Pillowcase!

Creative Valentine's Day Gift Wrap Ideas

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Here are some unique and creative ideas to get you inspired:

  • Gather a collection of beautiful flowers and press them inside a book. Once properly dried, you can attach the pressed flowers to the outside of your wrapped gift.
  • Tie the ribbon of your choice around the gift and use it to adorn the top with another small present! What's better than receiving two gifts in one?
  • Order custom wrapping paper! You can do fun designs featuring you, your loved one(s), or their pet on them. Or, create your own pattern!
  • Use a silk ribbon that doubles as a romantic and luxurious gift. Wrap your gift with a Blissy Hair Ribbon!
  • You can also decorate your Valentine's Day gift with cute bows that she will actually wear in her hair.

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Pro Gift Ideas: Need extra help wowing your gift recipient? Here are more unique ideas that'll impress even people who have everything!

Adding a Special Touch to Your Gift Wrap

A personal touch will make your loved one feel extra special.

One way you can do this is by attaching a handwritten, heartfelt note or card. Make sure to write your note on either a fancy card (Etsy has tons of beautiful options) or paper that looks good and will last, like parchment or fabric paper.

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You can also decorate your Valentine's Day gift with handmade accents. Attach some crocheted or paper-cut-out hearts and a cute photo of you and your partner. Or, of a favorite place you've traveled to together. (The photos can also double as gift tags!)

Don't forget to give your mom a heartfelt gift and note this Valentine's Day!

Presenting Your Valentine's Day Gift

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One of the simplest yet still aesthetic ways to present your gifts is by putting them in an elegant gift box or gift bag with decorative tissue paper.

Want to get extra fancy? Present your gifts in a handmade box or gift basket. Extra points if your Valentine gift package is a heart shape.

Is your partner a lover of all things boho? Present her Valentine's Day gift in a large, colorful, handwoven basket!

Pro Gift Idea: Need the perfect Valentine's Day couple's gift? Shop for luxurious, his and hers silk pillowcases!

Valentine's Day Gift Wrapping Made Easy

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So, how will you perfect your Valentine's Day gift-wrapping ideas?

With all these tips and ideas, you'll have no problem creating the most beautiful Valentine's Day gift wrap ever seen!

But—if you're running short on time this Valentine's Day, you can still give a beautifully presented gift easily with Blissy!


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