The 50 Most Beautiful Wrapping Papers Ever
When we decided to treasure hunt online for the best wrapping paper, we thought we’d find 10, maybe 15 rolls. Boy, were we wrong! There are so many incredible artists, designers, and curators who’ve made it their job to make and find the best papers around, and now we’re here to round our 50 favorites up. Best of all, these wrapping papers are good all year round, from holidays to birthdays to weddings, and everything in between.
First up, paper inspired by mid-century modern motifs, patterns, and designs. We love the warm colors, squiggly lines, and offbeat polka dots. Yes, polka dots can be offbeat.
Boxes on a gift box? So meta! We love the bright and peppy print.
Printable papers? Oh yessss. All you do is download the files and print them time and time again. These are especially great for small gifts.
This whimsical floral pattern is a sweet option for folks who love their flora charming, abundant and buzzin’.
We love how this paper has a hand-stamped look to it without getting too scrapbook-y.
Go for a luxe look with white splatter paint on a metallic gold background. You could also use it as an accent strip on boxes wrapped in brown kraft paper.
Brighten up someone’s holiday with a gift wrapped up in this pretty little number. It features unicorns, so there’s no denying how cheery these guys will make your pals feel. (via Love. Luck. Kisses & Cake)
Celebrate someone’s love for a hot Cup Noodles with this bright wrapping paper… they may cherish it more than the gift inside.
Wait, how awesome is this paper? It’s on the kitschy side for sure but might win the wrapping paper award.
This pack of paper contains all the colors that we love for holiday on brown kraft paper, and with over 150 square feet of paper, it’s probably all the wrapping paper you’ll need for the season.
Love, love, love patterns and colors!
What makes this wrapping paper so beautiful? The colorful photos you choose to print it with!
This would be a fun wrapping paper for gifts for geeks, space enthusiasts, and lovers of Neil deGrasse Tyson and/or Cosmos.
Who knew polka dots could be ephemeral? These vibrant dots get their texture from the watercolor style.
We’re just gonna call it. This is the perfect wrapping paper for dapper dudes. And yes, that is a category of dudes.
These super cute ponies add an extra layer of cuteness to any gift this season.
And since we’re in the forest already, let’s keep it going with these geometric triangle trees.
The candles are oh so cute on the paper, but also allow you to get gifty using candles instead of a bow.
Pastel pink and sprinkles all in one wrapping paper? Count us in!
This woodsy paper will look gorgeous dressed with pine cones and tree branches collected from outside your window.
Cozy and geometric, this paper is a great fit for any gift that needs wrapping.
Mix and match a variety of these fun geometric wrapping papers for a super sheik stack of gifts this holiday season.
We love imagining how pretty gifts wrapped peachy geometric vibes will look under an ombré Christmas Tree.
Speaking of ombré… If you plan on spending your holidays in a tropical destination, you can still gift wrap!
We thought we had seen the cuteness overload of ponies from the pastel shades of Dala Ponies, but these fall colors are too good!
If you’re feeling crafty, you could totally create a DIY version of this with a hand-cut stamp, or maybe even a potato stamp!
Most holly-based patterns walk the way-too-cheesy line, but this graphic answer to holly is right up our alley. It could even work for non-Christmas presents.
No doubt your friends and family will *pine* for this simple chic holiday gift wrap ;) Add a clipping of pine to each of your wrapped gifts to give it that extra festive touch. (via Maritza Lisa)
Whoever’s job it is to make sure the tree is secure on the roof of your car, this paper will be sure to let them know you’re appreciative of their work.
Heartfetti? Yes, that’s a thing, and now it’s a wrapping paper too.
Duck, duck, duck, duck… Christmas goose!
For the preppier folks in your life, you can never go wrong with technicolor gingham.
More triangles? Why not?
These sweet snowflake patterns are great for all ages.
Navy wrapping paper is hard to find, especially with gorgeous gold accents.
Watercolor art, tiny plants, and pretty pink are perfectly combined in this reversible wrapping paper.
One side gives fall feels, one side gives spring vibes, and both sides are pink. It’s a win, win, win.
Your friends won’t want to take their eyes off their gifts when they’re wrapped in this striking pattern. Though this tutorial calls for a stamp, you can easily draw the eyes using a black marker. (via Burkatron)
The handmade aspect of this paper is what sets it apart for us — we particularly love the teal outlines of each paper boat.
Totally adorbs and simple. How cute would this look under the tree?
Avocado may be a summer fruit, but add a red bow atop this hilarious wrapping paper and you’ve got a holiday hack gone cute.
Naturally, we have to put a bird on it. Each sheet comes with two matching kingfisher gift tags, strung with baker’s twine.
The patterns on these papers remind us of optical illusions we remember from grade school.
Ikat is still having a moment, and this wrapping paper celebrates this pattern. Mix with other variations of Ikat for eclectic boho vibes.
Love confetti? Then this gold and neon confetti patterned wrap is the one for you! Make every gift feel like it’s a celebration waiting to be unwrapped with this exciting print.
Capture the Sahara charm with this set of three wrapping papers.
Bring back the November mustaches! Or is it just us who love the bearded dudes?
Finally, the most beautiful (albeit, pretty darn girly) wrapping paper of them all.