With all the list-making and gift-sourcing in the run-up to Christmas, the last thing you need is a time-consuming search for wrapping paper! There's a huge range of styles when it comes to wrapping paper, from glitzy metallic designs to eco-friendly options like traditional brown paper and more recently, Japanese-style Furoshiki fabric wraps.


In our handy guide below we direct you to some of the best places to shop for Christmas gift wrap and we've also selected a range of styles to suit a range of tastes. Now all you need to do is get your hands on some seriously cute Christmas wrapping paper and perhaps learn a few clever wrapping techniques too!

Where to buy Christmas wrapping paper


Gingerbread Friends Roll Wrapping Paper

For inventive and colourful wrapping paper, you can't go wrong with high street staple Paperchase. As well as stocking eco-friendly wrapping paper, they also have plenty of fun festive wrapping paper designs to choose from.

We love this cute cartoon gingerbread pattern paper which will really make your gifts stand out under the tree!

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Not On The High Street

Reusable Traditional Patchwork Fabric Gift Wrap by Clara and Macy, £14, Not On The Highstreet

Not On The High Street is one of our top online shopping destinations, as it lets shoppers in search of unique hand-crafted items connect with independent makers.

If you're after a sustainable, zero-waste gift wrap, reusable fabric wrapping is for you, how about this charming handmade wrap from award-winning UK brand Clara and Macy? When used with the Japanese Furoshiki wrapping method, fabric wrap will make your gifts even more memorable.

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John Lewis & Partners

Community Garden Trees Gift Wrap, L10m

A wintry trip to John Lewis is about as festive as a roast turkey, so what better place to shop for Christmas wrapping? They stock a great range of wrapping paper designs, from glitzy glam to more minimalist styles. They also have a great selection of Christmas wrapping paper for children.

We love the rich greens on this Christmas tree design from their Community Garden theme, which celebrates the produce and wildlife of local allotments.

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Cox & Cox

Abstract Rainbows Reversible Wrapping Paper, 10m, £14.50, Cox & Cox

For a well and truly classy display, give Cox & Cox's Christmas section a gander. They stock a huge range of luxurious wrapping paper styles, from dark metallics to delicate rosy pinks (and for a serious statement, how about some leopard print wrapping paper!)

We particularly like their range of reversible wrapping paper sets, like the pink and gold abstract rainbow design above which is available in a generous 10-metre roll.

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Cotton On

Elf wrapping paper

Don't fancy a traditional Christmas design on your wrapping paper this year? How about a bold, contemporary style? Aussie brand Cotton On has got you covered. This affordable brand has got a great range of fun and colourful wrapping paper, from botanical and bird prints to cute gingham.

This Elf wrapping paper is the perfect finishing touch for friends who can't get through the Christmas season without at least one viewing of the modern classic festive comedy.

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Dog Wrapping Paper, 27.5 x 19.5 inches, £2.80, The Black Pug Press, Etsy
  • Buy now from The Black Pug Press via Etsy (£2.80)

Etsy is a fabulous wonderland to explore when you're on the hunt for one-of-a-kind gifts and accessories from independent makers- and you don't have to be a dog owner to appreciate the cuteness of this Christmas wrapping paper from Etsy store The Black Pug Press.

Featuring pugs, a greyhound, a Chihuahua, a Dachshund and a Shiba Inu, this Scandi style print is the perfect wrapping paper to choose for any dog-owning pals and family members. And it's fully recyclable, too.

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Wilko Festive Joy Santa Roll Wrap

If you're in the market for budget-friendly Christmas wrapping paper that still offers a range of eye-catching, colourful designs, you'll want to check out Wilko's selection of gift wrap. This jolly Santa design is cheap but definitely cheerful, picturing a cartoon-style Father Christmas on a cheery green backdrop - at £2.50 for 10m, it's a steal!

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Feeling inspired? Check out our favourite outdoor Christmas decorations here, and don't forget to take a look at our pick of the best Christmas trends for 2022, so you can get ahead of the decorating curve and impress your loved ones.


Katie DuttonStaff Writer

Katie is a Staff Writer for HomeStyle magazine and YourHomeStyle.uk. She previously worked on Gardens Illustrated magazine and has written for various other lifestyle magazines and brands. She particularly enjoys writing about indie and eco homeware brands, interior styles through the ages, urban gardening, and decor hacks for small spaces. She is also responsible for HomeStyle's buyer's guides, so you'll often find her testing out the latest homeware gadgets and kitchen appliances.