I Hate Wrapping Presents

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    I hate wrapping presents

    but I do love buying them and getting them. I love everything else about Christmas and the holidays though.
    Snowflake107 Snowflake107
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 15, 2015


    First of all, I can't wrap for crap.  (Apparently I can rhyme though!!)  The edges are never flat or tight, I use way too much tape....it ****** me off.  And, every Xmas, my dad would make me wrap all of my mom's gift....which would take forever because he was...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 30, 2008

    I Fail.. Haha

     all the presents i wrap end up looking like crinkled up blobs. haha its funny. i make my mom and dad wrap all the presents.
    lookingforastar lookingforastar
    18-21, F
    Dec 14, 2008

    You'll See Me At the Dollar Store...

    I'll be picking up tons of gift bags, in all shapes and sizes!  I just can't stand wrapping gifts! I make it as enjoyable as I can, especially at Christmas time, with cocoa, holiday movies/music, the tree lit up.  But there's only so much I can do to make it a better...
    debmichelle debmichelle
    May 18, 2008

    I Hate It Because I Suck At It.

    The irony of it all is that I am a designer and artist. People always know when a present is from me because it tends to look more like a wrinkly raisin. Don't even get me started on how pathetic I am at origami...
    waterstories waterstories
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 21, 2007

    Perfect Group Picture

    I use to love  to wrap the presents. Once my daughter got old enough to do the wrapping I shifted in all to her. BUt this year I ended up doing all the wrapping myself because we had a guest for Christmas and she was spending time with. All that time closed in the...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal
    41-45, F
    1 Response Dec 27, 2008

    Never As Good As You Want

    no matter how many times i re-wrap something i can never make it look good, the paper tears, or creases or just wont fold right, and i get stressed and more stressed, when i try to tie on the bow the strands wont crinkle right, the tag hands squiff i hate wrapping presents. i...
    jossiemarie jossiemarie
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 9, 2008

    And So I Don't!

    I have stopped wrapping presents, since age 23. I see no point to it. It takes forever to wrap just one present... and it takes seconds for the person to rip it all off and toss it to the side. It's not like anyone stops and admire the hard work you put into wrapping it. XD So...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 31, 2008


    I hate to wrap presents and will go to almost any extreme not to have to wrap one.  I have started using gift bags recently and it has made gift giving more fun.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    3 Responses May 12, 2008

    What Is It With Me

    I  can't    wrap   worth   a   darn.   I  don't   know  why.   Thank   god   for  gift   bags.     LOL
    rockybear397 rockybear397
    46-50, F
    4 Responses May 9, 2008

    Gotten Better

    I used to hate wrapping because someone would have to come behind me and rewrap or fix it. Now, I've learned the trick with the corners and covering up rips and all of that good stuff so I don't dread it as much any more. In fact, when I wrap a good present, I feel pretty awesome...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 1, 2008

    Spend the Extra Money On Gift Bags

    Guess I am just to lazy to wrap anything up anymore.  I would rather just get a nice gift bag and some colored tissue paper and do it that way.  Look at it this way the person you give it to can always use the bag to give someone else a gift.
    rondat rondat
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Dec 27, 2008

    I Hate Wrapping Presents So...

    I hate wrapping presents so much that I never wrap presents.  I either use gift bags or my wonderful mother will wrap the present for me.
    keyna keyna
    36-40, F
    Jul 1, 2008

    Guilt Be Gone!

    Wow....I actually felt guilty that wrapping presents is such an annoying, time consuming and irritating thing for me.....So nice to know I am not alone!
    luvlymi luvlymi
    56-60, F
    1 Response Nov 29, 2011

    Is It Wrapping Paper Or Wrapping Tape?

    Whenever I go to wrap a present, it seems like my straight cutting skills go out the window. When I go to fold the paper around the present, there are about 1,000 little holes of present peeking through, so I have to stretch the paper over the holes and tape it shut. Then the...
    dancer2011 dancer2011
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 31, 2008

    This Is An Odd and Funny Qu...

    This is an odd and funny question.  There are a few reasons why I hate wrapping presents.  The first, is the thought and dread that I have to do it.  And second, many times this is not something you can do at your leisure, you have to do it when noone is around and...
    stina51 stina51
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 1, 2008

    With a Passion

    its torture. it drives me nuts especially when you are alomst done with a gift and it tears and you gotta start all over again. why cant we take of the price off  the gift put it in a shopping bag wrap duck tape all over it put a bow on it and a lil name card on it and...
    inquisitiveme inquisitiveme
    26-30, F
    Jun 2, 2008

    My Mother Was a Gift Wrapping Nazi

    Every year she would give us the equivalent of 'lessons' on tucking corners, hiding tape and the fine art of curling ribbon.  Imagine how I feel when I wrap her presents!  It leaves a bad feeling in my gut just thinking about the holidays.  And I suck at...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 13, 2008

    It's An Artistic Thing

    I LOVE wrapping presents.  I like to get creative and decorative with each gift, placing the bows and ribbons in just the right places, adding little trinkets and attachments that mean something to each specific receiver.  I try not to wrap two presents for the...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 20, 2008

    Christmas Gifts

    Whenever I wrap presents i end up using too much tape and the whole thing looks like my son wrapped it and he is 4!  I just despise it.
    marriedwomanforever marriedwomanforever
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2007
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