Get in the spirit of giving and decorate your Christmas presents with lovely wrapping paper, gift boxes and ribbons.
After you’ve shopped for unique gifts at Christmas markets and decked your halls with baubles and ornaments galore, it’s time to wrap everything up to go under that picture-perfect Christmas tree. Whether you’re looking to dress your presents in something festive, glittery, kid-friendly or quirky, here are our favourite stores to shop cool wrapping papers, gift bags, boxes, tags, ribbons and stickers. Because waking up to find colourful presents on Christmas morning will no doubt kick in the festive spirit.
Sister store to Cotton On, Typo is your one-stop stationery den that offers a wide-ranging selection of products including wrapping papers, gift bags, roll-on stickers and gift tags. Know a Harry Potter fan or a Snoopy lover? It’s got ‘em all — from Marvel and elf-themed Christmas designs to marble and polka dot ones.
Typo, available at multiple locations, including #B1-61/64, Wisma Atria, 435 Orchard Road, Singapore 238877
This popular Aussie brand is making waves worldwide, and what’s there not to love? Best known for its lust-worthy collection of stationery and homeware that boasts its signature Swedish design aesthetic, Kikki.K packs a punch when it comes to wrapping paper. The selection ranges from cute illustrations to sweet and simple designs, with some available in packs of three so you can get a variety. Top it off with matching ribbons, stickers and gift tags — voila, you’re all set!
Kikki.K, available at multiple locations, including #B2-53 Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801
No surprises here: Naiise never fails to delight us with its eclectic range of home accessories, jewellery, art and produce. It’s also where you can find beautiful wrapping paper and gift accessories by local artisans. Fancy your presents wrapped with some whimsy? Pick out batik print paper gift bags, plantable gift tags and wrapping papers stamped with images of local landmarks, or simply head to Naiise Iconic at Jewel Changi Airport to prettify your present in customised designs.
Naiise, available at multiple locations, including Naiise Iconic at #02-205/206, Jewel Changi Airport, 78 Airport Boulevard, Singapore 819666
Welcome to scrapbooking heaven! Brimming with a colourful assortment of stationery in a variety of designs, PaperMarket is the place to shop unique gift wrap, boxes and bags. Its craft kits come with sheets of printed paper, stickers, cards and more for you to decorate your very own gift box. But if you’re feeling really creative, DIY your gifts with the store’s mind-boggling selection of paper crafting tools and supplies.
PaperMarket, available at #B1-27, Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179103
You can always rely on Ikea for festive goodies. Shop Christmas-themed wrapping paper, as well as some quality art and craft materials if you’re in the mood to DIY. Whether you’re looking for the classic red and silver wrapping paper, decorative tapes, quirky gift boxes and bags, or colourful tissue paper to fill them in, no one does it better (and at affordable prices!) than Ikea.
Ikea, 317 Alexandra Road, Singapore 159965 and 60 Tampines North Drive 2, Singapore 528764