WFMW: Create a Gift Wrapping Center

You could create this anywhere, but I love that it's above a counter in her laundry room:

  • She uses paper towel hangers to hold spools of curling ribbon
  • A long towel rack holds tissue paper
  • A wooden hat rack is the perfect place to hang ribbon
  • An unused vase holds bows
  • The double plate stand is a catchall for tape and cards

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It Feels Like Chaos said...

What a super idea! You really could put that in so many places of your home without taking up too much space! I love it!

Hoosier Homemade said...

That is very clever! And I have just the spot for it.
Thanks for hosting and for sharing a great idea!

Raise Them Up said...

I LOVE the use of the paper towel roll holders!

Sharon said...

Great Idea! I use a basket for the ribbon, but it gets really cluttery -- I'm going to give this a whirl!

(golly that sounds corny....)

(am I the only person left in the universe who says "golly"?)

se7en said...

This looks so organized and way beyond my gift wrapping skills!!! I usually manage to get our kids to decorate some paper but you can safely forget about ribbons and things!!!!

Kelsey @ Seattle Smith's said...

Super cute idea!!

Teresa said...

Oh I do love having my ribbon & tape & tissue all right there...makes wrapping up goodies so much easier!
I have my 'wrapping area' set up in my laundry room too!

justbeingamum said...

What a fantastic idea!, I will have to remember that one. Great use of the space that is wasted in your laundry room.

Unknown said...

Such a clever and cute idea! Love it!

The Source said...

Wow. I would just be happy if my laundry room LOOKED like that. Or was that clean!

B. said...

I love it! AND I was just looking at a project in the Lowe's craft magazine about a gift wrapping center. Now I am going to go look around for a spot to put mine. probably garage.

bridget {bake at 350} said...

Look at THAT! I need her to come do something with my TINY laundry room. On second thought, I don't want her to see it! ;)

Michelle said...

I love it! It reminds me of the girl scout gift wrapping station in the mall. When I was a kid we would set up shop at the local mall to gift wrap presents as a fundraiser/charity event.

A JoyFilled Life said...

LOVE that gift wrapping center! One would fit nicely in my laundry center as well.

tiarastantrums said...

that is cool - I wish I had space in my house

CM said...

How creative! What a great use of space. I love all the hanging ribbon.

I showed the pictures to my husband and he didn't get it. It's a girl thing.

Jaden Paige said...

I think that is such an AWESOME idea! Love it!

Johnlyn said...

I love the expandable "coat hook" used for hanging the ribbon. Awesome ideas!

Lorie said...

I vow that one day I will have the space for a gift wrapping center. Right now I barely have a laundry room. Love the idea. Very cute.

Megan said...

If I could just manage to keep the tape in the general vicinity of the wrapping paper, I would consider myself a gift wrapping success story.

As it is, tape is a more valuable commodity around here than beautiful fall days. And we all know how valuable those are...

Unknown said...

Love it!

Unknown said...

That's a really great idea! This is the first I've seen of this meme, but I will join in once I have my new desk/work station complete and organized.

Rachel said...

I love the idea, but I don't see any actual gift wrap, just tissue paper, and no gift bags for the tissue paper. Wonder if they are hidden under the ruffled sink skirt? It is georgeous though!! I also really like the chalkboard - looks like a 'refirb' mirror. I WISH I were as creative as y'all are!!

Rebecca said...

That is one beautiful laundry room! I have a big room, but it's unpainted and very utilitarian. I'm thinking that someday...paint could make it a better room.

For gift wrapping, I love setting up a table in our basement guest room during the month before Christmas. The whole room can become the private haven for whoever is prepping gifts, and I get everything put back away by the time Christmas guests arrive to use the room for ... well, sleeping.

Jenny said...

Is it me, or does my name keep disappearing from the linky every week... If so, I'd like to know why...