Books are gifts that are very rarely in the hit-or-miss category. They are relatively cheap, yet simultaneously priceless if one makes the right choice. Focus on your bookworm’s taste – on what type of stories and genres they prefer, and the rest should be a piece of cake!
Now, every good gift requires memorable wrapping paper that could even be kept for later craft uses. Here are 14 gift wrapping designs that would make any bookworm want to admire the gift’s covering and almost forget about the actual gift inside (key word being ‘almost’).
An explosion of color that will fit any gift for the more artistic bookworm in your life.
Just saying these insults out loud is bloody fantastic, even if they are not directed toward anyone in particular. Here is this fun gift-covering paper that will make any bookworm crack a smile.
Fitting for a bookworm with a soft spot for calligraphy and France, this wrapping paper is covered with a handmade design inspired by old French scripts.
A nice addition to the any gift given during this upcoming Hanukkah celebration on December 24th up until January 1st of 2017. After all, stories can be told through images as well as words.
You can definitely tempt a bookworm with this print that’s so similar to the pattern found on a special edition or vintage leather-bound book that is probably way out of one’s budget (cue the sobbing).
Antique documents are scanned and copied onto another beautifully intricate handmade design on recycled paper.
If text strikes more of a chord than images, this will probably be more of your bookworm’s liking; cover a gift in words from your bookworm’s favorite section of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland.
In a more steampunk-esque spirit, newspapers from the 60’s were modified so it would have a vintage aspect. There is only a limited amount of these newspapers available, so do get your share quickly!
Ye olde English: now in wrapping paper form for your personal use! Make sure to deliver the wrapped gift using only old English phrases.
Now, this leaves room for two main options: either wrapping a book with this paper and successfully making a tribute for bookish Inception, or wrapping the paper over a gift that only looks like a book but isn’t actually one – to add to the element of surprise. The choice is yours, young grasshopper.
In addition to another order made to this same creator, you could also ask for your own custom-made gift wrapping paper. Perhaps add a quote your bookworm holds very dearly to their heart.
14. Accessories: Swallows And Vintage Book Page Rose Toppers
With wrapping paper also comes the option of decorating the rest with a rose made from a recycled book page or a paper swallow.
Remember: bookworms have simple wishes. From worn second-hand novels, first edition copies, a book they mentioned from their childhood, or a new addition to their ‘To-Read’ list, as long as it comes from the heart, it will be deeply appreciated. Happy holidays, ladies and gentlemen!
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