finding the perfect gift, a matrix of how to decide what to buy for whom

Personal Gifts – why are they so important?

With Christmas fast approaching, you may be feeling the pressure to find the perfect personal gifts, or two or twenty? If you’re stuck on a really special gift for a great friend or a loved one, the present you select can say a lot about how you feel about the receiver and any desire to … Continued

A black bow in a black box made from wrapping paper to depict the Pretty Gifted logo and the Calendar of Gifting

Calendar of Gifting

Throughout the year, there are special occasions that draw couples, friends and families together to celebrate. So we’ve put together the main events into a blog post for you to learn more about the history of these events and why they are celebrated. The first half of the year is certainly the busiest for gift … Continued

black and copper giftwrap for katy's 18th birthday in a blog about birthday milestones

Giftwrap for birthday milestones

When someone you love dearly reaches birthday milestones, it’s one of those times that you can surprise them with lots of thoughtful gifts, throw a big party and order a special birthday cake to share with everyone – no matter what age they are. At Pretty Gifted, we think our wrapping paper is the icing … Continued

orange giftwrap with the joke whats range and sounds like a parrot

COMPETITION: Send us your funny giftwrap message!

Everyone loves a good joke! Here at Pretty Gifted we frequently see funny giftwrap messages come through our magic foil printers. Some are hilarious, others less obvious but it’s clearly giving both the sender and recipient of the giftwrap a really good laugh! So, we’ve been thinking ahead to this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival which … Continued

how to wrap a tennis racket

How do I wrap a tennis racket?

There are easier gifts to wrap than a tennis racket right? Well yes and no. We set ourselves the challenge to wrap a tennis racket in a creative way, and we think it’s turned out pretty neat actually! The first thing to point out is that a regular adult’s tennis racket will need two sheets … Continued

Back giftwrap with gold writing that says Thank you Mr Harris. Perfect for Thank you Teacher!

Thank You Teacher Giftwrap

It’s nearly the end of school term and you may be considering a gift to say ‘Thank You’ to a special Teacher, or perhaps you’re clubbing together with other parents to show your appreciation. Here at Pretty Gifted, we think it’s really important to make the gift personal to the Teacher, find out what they … Continued

Three gifts wrapped in different Pretty Gifted wrapping paper, with Father's Day messages

Top 10 giftwrap ideas for Father’s Day

Father’s Day falls on Sunday 17th June and this year we thought we’d help you out with some creative ideas to make handing over Dad’s prezzie all the more memorable! (Order before midday on Wed 13th June.) Dads, they’ve often a hard exterior but we all know they’re really a little bit mushy and sentimental … Continued

Personalised giftwrap with a pearl background and gold letters saying Eid Mubarak Zainab

Eid: Personalised Giftwrap

Eid dates in 2018 There are two Eid festivals celebrated in the Muslim faith: Eid Al–Fitr – 14-15th June 2018 At the end of Ramadan fasting, Eid celebrations take the form of family gatherings with lots of food, memorable celebrations and gifts. Eid Al–Adha – 21st – 25th August 2018 Festivities start on the 10th day of … Continued

Pretty gifted and paper hawk in a creative collaboration

Creative collaboration with Paper Hawk

We’re excited to introduce the very talented Laura Hawkins from Paper Hawk. Over the last few weeks, Laura has been busy with scissors, glue and her very creative mind, to produce ten truly stunning pieces of art work, with our Pretty Gifted personalised wrapping paper! Our beautiful relationship started on the internet (as so many … Continued

Louise Lewis sat at a table preparing to wrap a gift

Inspiration: Louise Lewis and her giftwrap workshops

As we’re in the gifting world, we come across some very inspirational people who are great at what they do! Louise Lewis is one such lady, so we’ve devised a Q&A to find out more about her giftwrapping journey and share information with you about her giftwrap workshops. How did you get into giftwrapping? After working … Continued

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