Updated: Friday, December 20 2013, 07:59 AM EST
As you check off the Christmas gift list you are creating a new "To Do" List. The perfect gift has to have the perfect wrapping. It can include a
basic festive paper surrounding the present. But Party Blvd gift
wrapping guru, Maddison McMahan says that is just the beginning of your
This morning, she showed News 13's
Victoria Dunkle the secret is to start by cutting your paper to fit your
box or gift. That helps you make sure your folds are clean and
sharp. She says you can make your own bows by wrapping ribbon around
your hand several times. Then slide it off and
scrunch it in the middle. Then use another piece of ribbon to tie a
knot around the middle.
She says have fun with the gift toppers. Try
using an ornament, candies, or festive holiday jewelry. Or to make it even easier, you can let Madison and the Party Blvd
team wrap your gifts for you. They are offering free gift wrapping in
exchange for a donation to Santa Pal. The charity is helping hundreds
of local children and families this Christmas.
Click here for Party Blvd hours and details and here is the link to Santa Pal.