The Best Holiday and Christmas Wrapping Paper
Red and green get a holly, jolly boost in these graphic prints. Add narrow contrasting ribbon for understated sweetness, a bow-free “belly band” for a modern feel, or generous loops of gold or silver for old-school excitement.
To buy: , $6.50 for two sheets (20 by 30 inches), snowandgraham.com.
Mrs. Grinch and Her Quilt
$12.50 for three sheets (19¼ by 27 inches), mrboddington.com.
Midori Gold Poinsettia
Midori Gold Poinsettia handmade wrap, $5 a sheet (21 by 29 inches), luxepaperie.com.
$6.50 for two sheets (20 by 30 inches), snowandgraham.com.
Wooster & Prince Holiday Lattice
$5 for two sheets (20 by 30 inches), parksidepapers.com.
Holiday Gift Wrap
$2.50 a roll (40 by 27 inches), walmart.com for store locations.
$9 for two sheets (24 by 36 inches), smockpaper.com.
Fair Isle Reindeer
$3 a sheet (20 by 28 inches), katespaperie.com.
Add-ons, like jingle bells, pom-poms, and bright ribbon, can amp up these quiet, sophisticated papers. Or feel free to forgo the froufrou—these also look smart and elegant unadorned. (Bonus: Most will serve you year-round.)
To buy: $4 a sheet (18 by 24 inches), 9thletterpress.com.
Ikat in Black and Cream
$25 for five sheets (21 by 29 inches), midoriribbon.com.
$7 for two sheets (24 by 36 inches), smockpaper.com.
$10 for two sheets (20 by 27½ inches), paperpresentation.com.
$8 for two sheets (27 by 39 inches), paper-source.com.
$5 for three sheets (27½ by 39 inches), worldmarket.com.
Honey Gold Italian Marble
$9 a sheet (27½ by 39 inches), luxepaperie.com.
Yuzen Silver and Gold Squares
$18 a sheet (26 by 39 inches), katespaperie.com.
Charming creatures, plus one nostalgic plaid, bring playfulness to your packages. Have fun with the trimmings by tripling up on ribbons and experimenting with off-kilter placement.
To buy: $5 a roll (72 by 30 inches), worldmarket.com.
Infinity Trees With Animals
$7 for two sheets (19½ by 27 inches), smudgeink.com.
$5 for two sheets (19 by 26¾ inches), parksidepapers.com.
$8.50 for three sheets (19½ by 27 inches), riflepaperco.com.