No gift is complete until it’s wrapped in pretty paper and tied with a bow. But after every birthday or holiday season, gift wrap lingers with no good place to put it. Honestly, I’ve often thrown it away just to get it out of my hair, but I wish I had thought to organize it instead. So save yourself some money (and your sanity) with these smart (and pretty!) gift wrap storage ideas.
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Don’t you dream of having a gift wrapping station like this? Is it just me? It’s so pretty and organized. The gift wrap is held in place by dowels and hooks, so it’s easy to remove and replace rolls when they’re empty.
via I Heart Organizing
via The Family Handyman
You don’t need anything fancy, though. A simple trash can works to keep your gift wrap upright and tidy. This one is on wheels, which is even better for moving it from room to room. (Like when you’re trying to hide presents from your kids.)
via Chez Larsson
You may want to tie a piece of elastic around each roll just to keep them tightly and neatly wound.
via Christina, Plain and Simple
A plain wire shelf is great for hanging tissue paper and gift bags.
via The Old Park Homestead
How gorgeous is this gift wrap on a frame? You could also do that vertically (put knobs at the ends of the dowels) and install it on the back of a door if you don’t want it on display.
via In My Own Style
This idea is genius. She used curtain rings to hang her gift wrap on jewelry hooks. And it’s on the back of a door, so it’s out of sight and out of mind until needed.
via The Soulful House
An IKEA plastic bag holder makes the perfect wrap receptacle.
via Interior Candy
Add dividers to an under-the-bed storage box to sort your gift wrap and accessories.
via Better Homes and Gardens
Have a garment bag you’re not using? Store your gift wrap there. One garment bag can hold LOTS of rolls, or you can have several for different occasions.
via The Chic Site
Hang tissue paper and gift wrap sheets on a shoe rack behind the door. Smart!
via A Bowl Full of Lemons
This smart lady used a series of wire baskets on the back of her coat closet door to store gift wrap, ribbons, gift bags and more.
via The Chronicles of Home