Get in the spirit of giving, and decorate your Christmas presents with cool wrapping paper, gift boxes and ribbons from these stores in Singapore.
Here at Honeycombers, we’re suckers for everything — and anything — off-beat. If you’ve managed to shop for unique gifts at these Christmas markets or created something special with the help of these workshops, then it’s time to buy wrapping paper. Whether you’re looking to dress your gifts with something Christmassy, glittery, kid-friendly or novelty, here are our favourite stores to shop cool wrapping papers, gift bags, boxes, tags, ribbons and stickers. Waking up to find colourful presents under the tree on Christmas morning will no doubt kick in the festive spirit.
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. Its selection of wrapping range from cute illustrations to simple geometric designs, with some available on both sides of the paper and in packs of three such as Christmas collection. Complete it 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, p. 6509 3107.
If you’re looking for something less Christmassy and more off-beat, chances are you’ll find the perfect wrapping paper and more at Cat Socrates. Step into this quirky, indie lifestyle store for home décor, accessories, stationery, vintage memorabilia and other adorable kitschy items from all over the world, including nifty, Singapore-inspired knick-knacks by local designers. Wouldn’t your gift look rad in kitty wrapping paper?
Cat Socrates, available at multiple locations, including 448 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427661, p. 6348 0863.
Sister store to Cotton On, TYPO is your one-stop stationery den that offers a wide-ranging selection of products including quirky wrapping papers, gift bags, roll-on stickers and gift tags, as well as ribbons decked in tongue-in-cheek quotes. Know a Disney buff or a unicorn wannabe? It’s got ‘em all — from Marvel and Star Wars-themed Christmas gift wraps to marble and polka dot designs.
TYPO, available at various locations, including Wisma Atria Shopping Centre, 435 Orchard Road, Singapore 238877, p. 6733 4761.
The Paper Stone
Can’t get enough of cute stationery? The Paper Stone is a fab for bright, colourful and feminine designed wrapping paper and gift boxes that will get any girly-girl jumping. Shop gorgeous illustrations and ones decorated in inspirational quotes that will no doubt put a smile on your loved one on Christmas morning.
The Paper Stone, available at multiple locations, including #03-13, Bugis Junction, 200 Victoria Street, Singapore 529510.
No surprises here; think an eclectic range of home accessories, jewellery, art and produce – Naiise is also where you can find beautiful wrapping paper and gift accessories by local artisans. Fancy your presents wrapped with some whimsy? Then you’ll sure love The Paper Bunny’s charming designs, The Everyday Revolution‘s reusable fabric wrap or Naiise’s very own Christmas gift boxes!
Naiise, available in Orchard Gateway, The Cathay and I12 Katong.
Welcome to scrapbooking heaven! Brimming with a colourful assortment of stationery in a variety of designs, Paper Market is the place to shop unique gift wrap, boxes and bags. Its box sets 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 crafty, DIY your gifts with the store’s mind-boggling selection of paper crafting tools and supplies.
Paper Market , available at multiple locations, including B1-12, Plaza Singapura, 68 Orchard Road Singapore 238839, p. 6333 9002.
In spite of its classic Scandinavian design, Prints is actually a homegrown label best known for its clean, classic, and visually vibrant take on stationery and accessories. Its collection of wrapping paper is perfectly colour-coded on shelves for easy browsing and is great if you’re gifting a minimalist who would approve a good ol’ simple yet elegant gift wrap.
Prints, ION Orchard, Citylink Mall, Raffles Place MRT.
You can always rely on IKEA for some festive goodies. Shop Christmas-themed wrapping paper, as well as some quality art and craft materials if you’re looking to DIY. Whether you’re looking for the classic red and silver wrapping paper, a tropical themed one, decorative tapes, quirky gift boxes and bags, as well as colourful tissue paper to fill them in, no one does it better (and at affordable prices!) than IKEA. If you prefer online shopping, IKEA does home deliveries now — yay!
IKEA, 317 Alexandra Road, Singapore 159965 and 60 Tampines North Drive 2, Singapore 528764.
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