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

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

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

Eid: Personalised Giftwrap

Eid dates in 2019 There are two Eid festivals celebrated in the Muslim faith: Eid Al–Fitr – 4-5th June 2019 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 – 11st – 15th August 2019 Festivities start on the 10th … 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

Pimp your wedding giftwrap with personalised paper!

As a beautiful wedding invitation arrives on your doormat, personalised wedding giftwrap is the last thing on your mind (it’s ok, it’s the same for us too!) In that moment, you’re excited about the ‘big day’ and instead you focus on what you’ll wear, transport arrangements, and arranging time off work if needed. But as … Continued

orange personsonalised giftwrap with a special message to look like a carrot


It’s fun to get creative at Easter! The arrival of Spring and particularly Easter gives us a much needed feel good boost and helps to kick starts our creative side. In fact we really are a nation of crafters so this year we’ve made some creative gift ideas for you to take some inspiration from! … Continued

a personalised message on giftwrap with the words Happy Birthday Sarah Love From Vic x

Help me write my personalised message!

Deciding to make your own personalised giftwrap for a special occasion is the easy bit. When you come to the part where you write your personalised message, writer’s block sets in and you’re lost for words. ‘Happy Birthday’ is all too predictable and far from being personal so let’s look at some real examples from … Continued

a personalised gift for valentines, a ceramic heart by Katie Simpson

Valentines Gift Ideas from Britain

We wanted to collate lots of Valentines gift ideas for you. So when we asked on our Twitter profile if anyone knows of any fabulous British independent businesses who need a shout out this Valentines season, we were literally bowled over with the most marvellous products. So, we’ll showcase as many as we can here … Continued