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

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

Thank You Teacher Giftwrap

After lockdown home-schooling, there’s a new appreciation for Teachers! So 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 … 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 21st June and this year (2020) 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 Sunday 14th June.) Dads, they’ve often a hard exterior but we all know they’re really a little bit mushy and … Continued

Happy New Year in Chinese on red background

Chinese New Year Giftwrap

Chinese New Year falls on 25th January this year (2020). It’s the start of a 2 week long celebration. The date changes each year according to the Lunar Calendar. If you’re one of the 20% of the World’s population who celebrate Chinese New Year, you’ll be pleased to know we’ve been working on some giftwrap … 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

A watch with a leather strap and a silver clasp in a presentation gift box for father's day

British Father’s Day Gift Ideas over £50

You’ll be forgiven for thinking “What do I buy Dad for Father’s Day this year?” because we recognise the feeling. We know they’re difficult to buy gifts for. So we’ve done some homework for you and found some British brands that have thoughtful gifts that we think you (and he) will love… Whisky Dad: His … Continued

Little bags with bunny ears and personalised with a name. Perfect for collecting Easter eggs on the hunt.

Easter gift ideas (with no chocolate in sight!)

If you’re planning to send Easter gifts this year, but want to avoid chocolate, you’re not alone! We’ve compiled a list of our favourites here; special treasures we’ve found that we think you’ll get egg-cited about… Plant a Spring Meadow Seedball have a super idea here, gift the seeds to someone to plant flowers in … Continued

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

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