Simple Yet Thoughtful Layered Gift Ideas

Skip the gift wrap, and try these alternative and super-thoughtful ideas.

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November 20, 2018

Photo By: Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Rustic White Photography

Next-Level Gifting Made Easy

With a little planning and some strategic shopping, you can elevate your holiday decor and make gift-giving easier than ever.

Wrap the Tree

Make this year’s tree truly memorable. Start by wrapping lights around the tree from top to bottom. Push some sections into the interior branches so the tree will appear to glow from within. Next, weave the garlands into the branches, starting at the top. And always start with the largest ornaments first.

Simple Mantel Style

Try a traditional holiday look with a modern twist. Classic patterns and hues create a nostalgic vignette that's perfect for the season.

Festive Accents

Ensure the area around your tree is inviting by providing plenty of seating with cozy holiday accessories. You can't go wrong with colorful pillows and textural throws.

PJs + Winter Accessories

Who needs gift wrap when you have an awesome pair of holiday-print PJs? Nestle gifts inside the pajamas for a fun, paper-free alternative.

Three-in-One Gift

Not only does the gift recipient get a pair of festive pajamas, but they also get a knit scarf and a hat. Simple ribbon and a gorgeous ornament are all you need when the gift is too cute to keep under wraps.

Merry Mug

Bump up the basic gift-card presentation by nestling it inside a fun, seasonal mug with small accessories.

Thoughtfully Curated

Fill a nice mug up with holiday candies and a few cold-weather essentials like lip balm and hand lotion. You can even add personal gift touches like a monogrammed luggage tag or jewelry.

All Dressed Up

If you're gifting a fancy bottle of champagne or wine, wrap it in something they'll actually use like a scarf or faux-fur stole.

Ready to Wear

A faux-fur stole, gorgeous drop earrings and a scented bath bomb set the scene for some serious pampering she'll love.

No-Bake Goodies

Not the holiday cookie type? You're not alone. You can create personalized, no-bake gifts for your entire list in minutes.

That's a Wrap

Arrange store-bought goodies on a pretty plate, then wrap them up in plastic. Top it off with ribbon, an ornament and a gift tag. This gift may be easy, but it's thoughtful and shows you made an effort (without spending hours in the kitchen).

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