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Clutter Video Tip: Quick Gift Wrapping Tips

Each week we are posting a one-minute-ish quick video tip on something useful and practical that you can apply right away! What does a table cloth have to do with presents? Watch the video and find out. (Click here to watch on YouTube if you can’t see the embedded player.)


Hi. I’m Lorie Marrero, and today’s Clutter Video Tip is a couple of quick gift wrapping strategies. First, if you have a gift bag and you don’t want to put the gift tag on it with a piece of tape, you can use a simple hole puncher, [This OXO 1 –hole punch from Staples is the most comfortable, well designed one I have ever used! See it here: http// (Update August, 2016: This link is no longer active, please contact us at for updated information.)] and punch one hole in the end, and then use scissors to cut right to the edge of the hole, and then you can attach that right on to the string handle of the bag. This is great because the recipient of the gift can now re-use the gift bag without having to pull a piece of tape off of the bag and ruin it.

Secondly, if you have really large gifts to wrap you can use a plastic tablecloth from the Party Store [Another great Ann Taylor blouse from Goodwill! See the impact of your donations on the community at]. This is a Star Wars tablecloth; if a child is really into something you could use that themed tablecloth. Or you could just get a solid color like this and then you just loosely bunch the tablecloth around it and tie it up with a big bow.

See you next time, and may you always be happy and grateful for having more than enough.

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One Comment

Dane Findley

I love your sign-off, it reminds me how blessed, and how abundant, my life really is.
I am SO going to use that tablecloth tip for wrapping. Great idea!


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