Style

Friday Top Five: Tie One On (Without Getting Tipsy)

December 11, 2007 by SheFindsErin
shefinds | Style

In my family, I've come to be known as the queen of Christmas gift wrapping. Nary a gift is placed beneath my tree without elaborate bows, cascades of curled ribbons, the most beautiful paper, and at least one festive tie-on. (And as proud as I am of my title, I'm a little ashamed to have also garnered a reputation as the one whose wrapping and tie-ons are often better than the actual gifts.) To me, wrapping is yet another way to show a person you were thinking of them. Paper becomes personal, tie-ons meaningful tokens that show you've been paying attention. Here are a few foolproof extras to surprise anyone on your list:

image
1. For your Girliest Gal Pals: The whimsical name of Bourjois' Kisses from Paris says everything about this fun, flirty lip gloss set ($18). Three interchangeable tubes of flatter-everyone gloss attach to a keychain, so your always-actvie friend, sister or niece can gloss up on the go.

Perfect paper pairing: Pink Bebop Snowflake wrap from Superior Gift Wrap

imageimage
2. For your Foodie Friends: SleekStor's collapsable measuring cups and spoons ($20) are funky, jewel-toned kitchen necessities no domestic diva can do without. They're so stylish and sturdy, though, that they may inspire even your only-eats-Lean-Cuisine pals to tie on an apron and fire up the oven.

Perfect paper pairing: Rainbow Diamond wrap from the Container Store

imageimage
3. For your Canine-loving Companions: Everyone's got at least one dog lover in her life, and these vibrant Wonder Stripe collars from Trixie & Peanut ($32) make perfect tie-ons for fans of man's best friend. If you don't want to go for the all-out puppy present, this is a nice way to acknowledge her furry friend without going overboard.

Perfect paper pairing: Golden Giver wrap from Whimsy Press

imageimage
4. For your Luxe-Loving Ladies: The phrase "the best gifts come in small packages" most definitely alludes to jewelry, so you know you can never go wrong by adding a little extra glitter to your gifts. Forever 21's rhinestone cuff ($8) doubles as a blingy bow and will make your glamorous girlfriends buzz about what glorious goodies are inside.

Perfect paper pairing: Glazed & Confused wrap from Pop Ink
imageimage
5. For your Most Charming Chums: Why not do as I do and make the tie-on the gift? Choose Coach's metallic leather star charm ($38) to hook onto the gifts of your choosiest friends. Your globe-trotting and purse-toting pals will appreciate the shiny take on a recognizable and timeless classic that adds a little glam to any strap or keychain.

Perfect paper pairing: Eieio Charm wrap at Luxe Paperie

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

Fashion

We Found The Most Flattering Dresses Ever Under $50 At Nordstrom

July 23, 2018 by Emily Belfiore
*Buys One Of Each*

Fashion

We Guarantee You’ll Be Rocking This Bizarre Leggings Trend This Fall

July 23, 2018 by Emily Belfiore
WE CAN'T BELIEVE THAT THIS IS A THING

Fashion

We Found The Most Flattering Rompers Ever Under $50

July 21, 2018 by Justine Schwartz
They'll look SO cute in your closet!

Style

Treat Yourself To A Pair Of These Light Wash Jeans For Summer

July 20, 2018 by Jeanine Edwards
Every woman needs a pair.

Fashion

This $9 Nordstrom Deal Is So Good--Don't Miss It!

July 19, 2018 by Jeanine Edwards
Be quick.

Style

This T-Shirt Has Over 1000 Glowing Reviews - & It's Only $16

July 19, 2018 by Brianna Peters
You NEED this!

Fashion

This New Bag Trend Was A Little Bizarre At First, But Now We're OBSESSED!

July 19, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
Get the look for less!

Style

This Cute Tank Will Make Your Tummy Look Flatter

July 18, 2018 by Jeanine Edwards
Get one in every color.

Fashion

They're Practically Giving Dresses Away For Free At The Old Navy Sale

July 18, 2018 by Justine Schwartz
They're only $10!!!!!
LOAD MORE
+
LOAD MORE POSTS