The 10 Best Places for Luxury Designer Wrapping Paper
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You’ve found the perfect gift. Now, to put it all the way over the top, you need statement designer wrapping paper. You know, something photogenic, and beautiful, and thick to the touch. There’s a rich tradition of paper craftwork in many cultures around the world, and you’d be surprised how many truly luxurious types of gift wrapping paper are available right now. Our ace correspondent Lindsey Graham (aka “The Senator”) has curated a list of 10 of the best places where you can buy luxury designer Christmas and holiday wrapping paper online to make your gifting festive and fun this year. Let the wrapping begin!
keep it luxe with the right designer gift wrapping paper
You’ve gone to the trouble to find just the right gift for your loved one. But you’re not over the finish line until it’s wrapped!
Dear reader, don’t make the rookie gifting mistake of a slipshod wrapping job that dumbs down the splendid present inside. Especially since it’s so easy to nail this particular task!
The idea of a lovely presentation for every gift is rooted in deep traditions in many cultures. For example, in Japan, the thought and care that goes into wrapping a gift is almost as important as the gift itself.
As a result, there’s a world of gorgeous luxury designer gift wrapping paper out there, and some of it is surprisingly affordable. So before you cross your gift-gifting off your to-do list, be sure to wrap it all up right.
Pro tip: since wrapping paper lasts basically forever, if you find a roll that you love, stock up now! That way it’ll be there for spontaneous gifting all year ’round – and you’ll have a running start on next year’s holiday season.
10 Best Luxury Designer Christmas Holiday Wrapping Paper
1. Crate & Barrel
Crate & Barrel sells beautifully elegant Christmas paper with a clean, minimalist aesthetic. This year, their gold prints in particular will really catch your eye, especially their Champagne Shimmer gift wrap. Although, if you aren’t into shine, they have some classic red and green prints such as their popular plaid one. All gift wraps are priced at $9.95 per roll. Crate & Barrel also sells red and green or silver and gold satin ribbon to bring the wrapped gift(s) together.
BUY NOW – $9.95 roll.
2. Rifle Paper Co.
The Rifle Paper Co. has gift wrap that comes in all kinds of really pretty prints. From wildflowers to party animals to holiday snow scenes, there is a design for everyone. Some of their classier papers have gold foil accents, like this mistletoe foil gift wrap, priced at $10.00 per roll. The Rifle Paper Co. sells a wide variety of beautiful luxury gift bags, stickers, and gift tags, as well.
BUY NOW – $10.00 per roll.
Nowadays, everyone is trying to find ways to be more eco-friendly, even when it comes to wrapping paper. Anthropologie has produced this limited-edition Furoshiki wrapping cloth. The cloth originates in Japan, where it is folded in a number of ways, depending on the usage occasion. Not only is this a unique way to present a gift, but it can be washed, ironed, and reused for many other purposes and festive occasions. Price: $18.00 per cloth.
BUY NOW – $18.00 per cloth.
4. Mulberry Paper
Mulberry Paper is known for wrapping paper that comes from all over the world. For example, they sell stunning Japanese chiyogami paper that is inspired by traditional Japanese art. One of the most unique papers they sell is Mexican Amate Bark Paper that “dates back to pre-Colombian times and is still handmade by indigenous Otomi artisans of central Mexico using the same methods of their Mesoamerican ancestors from nearly 3000 years ago.”
Because the sheets are handmade, no two are the same and they come in varying sizes, patterns, and colors. Consequently, the price can also vary from $7.95 to over $100.00 per roll. Two of their most stunning papers have weave and lace patterns. However, they do come in many other patterns, some of which look like they were stripped right off of the trees in Mexico. Some of the other places that Mulberry Paper sources their gift wrap are Egypt, Bhutan, India, Brazil, Thailand, and the Philippines.
BUY NOW – $7.95-$100+ per roll.
5. Black Paper Party
As a Black woman, one of the ways I define “luxury wrapping paper” is paper that portrays a Santa and some Elves who actually look like me! And happily, we’ve found a source for that.
The Black Paper Party was created by three black women with the goal of increasing black representation with regard to paper products – holiday-themed ones in particular. One of the founders, J’Aaron, does the illustrations for their products, all of which feature black people or culture.
The Black Paper Party team, which has expanded to fifteen black women, work each year to create new Christmas ornaments and gift wrap. This year they have come out with this Christmas bundle of four differently patterned gift wraps that can be purchased for $65. It’s the gift of Black Girl Magic!
BUY NOW – $65 for a 4-roll package.
6. The Paper Source
The Paper Source has many different kinds of wrapping paper, ribbons and bows. They sell special gift wrap made out of stone, making it reusable, water-resistant, and easy to cut; the retailer also offers vintage Italian Cavallini paper. However, the one that stands out the most for us is their red handmade Nepalese paper. It is made from the inner bark of Lokta bushes: short evergreen bushes that inhabit the Nepalese Himalayan forests at high altitudes. This paper is also environmentally friendly and renewable.
BUY NOW – $4.95 per roll.
7. Gray Malin
Gray Malin, a photographer based in Los Angeles, takes aerial photos from helicopters. Every year he creates luxury wrapping paper imprinted with his photos.
This Christmas holiday, on his website you’ll find gift wrap that depicts skiers in colorful attire on a ski slope and a second wrap that depicts snowy evergreen trees against a blue sky. Team Snow will love these: they are beautiful, and evoke the joys and beauty of winter. The two come as a set.
Gray Malin also does summer-inspired wrapping paper for those on Team Sand. This year’s features shots of people lounging on the beach and swimming in the ocean. Both sets can be purchased for $17.00.
BUY NOW – $17.00 for a set of two rolls.
Zazzle sells a copious amount of wrapping paper in a wide range of prices. However, one collection of intricately patterned paper, inspired by English textile designer and poet William Morris, is a luxury standout.
In the second half of the 1880’s, Morris designed a twelve-foot carpet called the Bullerswood, which currently resides in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. This carpet is known for its elaborate design of flowers, leaves, and vines. Many people use the design for other projects today, including the production of this high-quality wrapping paper. Zazzle also fabricates Morris’ design on ribbons, tree skirts, Christmas stockings, gift boxes, blankets, and more. Just be forewarned: this wrapping paper is really expensive.
BUY NOW – $201.00 per roll.
9. Midori Ribbon
While Midori Ribbon carries virtually every ribbon one could ever need or want, they also have some great options for wrapping papers. For example, this a black and gold wrapping paper they have that is meant to remind people of the art deco period, which conveyed light and beauty all over the world. Similar to the ribbons though, there are plenty of options from plain to intricate wrapping papers depending on your taste. Midori also sells solid color and printed bows, toppers, and gift boxes of varying sizes. Price: $15.00 per roll
BUY NOW – $15.00 per roll.
10. Marble Vine
Marble Vine has a lot of beautiful, classy wrapping paper prints. All of their wrapping papers are made out of high-quality cotton, because the brand believes in being environmentally friendly and saving trees.
In addition, a percentage of every purchase is donated to the organization “I Create,” which helps women who are financially struggling build skills to become successful, whether that be getting a job or starting a business of their own.
One of the other things Marble Vine is known for is their handcrafted fabric bags and wrapping paper. Below, an example on one that sells for $13.99 per roll. They also have some beautiful solid colors like gold, silver, and black, all of which have a bit of a shimmer to them. This site has also wrapping paper for both Christmas and Hanukkah.
BUY NOW – $13.99 per roll.
wrap the holiday gifts up right with luxury designer wrapping paper
Those are our picks for the top 10 sources for luxury designer holiday gift wrapping paper online. What’s your favorite! Whichever one you choose, everyone here at Dandelion Chandelier is wishing you Happy Holidays!