Wrapping Parties 2017

Discussion in 'Christmas Countdown' started by sweetpumkinpye, May 11, 2017.

  1. housewife2

    housewife2 Well-Known Member

    have some things to wrap . looking fwd to that.i always play a christmas movie when i wrap
     
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  2. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

    I've got some things ready to wrap. Katrina that is a wonderful idea with your mom
     
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  3. missjane

    missjane Well-Known Member

    I have one thing I could go ahead and wrap...DsonIL's luggage. Right now, it's in the spare bedroom. I need to wrap it and get it out of sight.

    Have you all decided or do you have a wrapping theme this year?
     
  4. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    MissJane, I don't have a wrapping theme as such. I love the mishmash of colours and shapes under the tree. I wrap most gifts but put others in bags and boxes to make a wonderful display under the tree.
     
  5. jollykelly

    jollykelly Active Member

    Just a reminder that the first wrapping party is tomorrow!

    Thank you Katrina for keeping me organized.

    I plan on wrapping the gifts in my gift closet and listening to Christmas music while I do it.
     
  6. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    First wrapping day today. I am not going to be wrapping as it is a Saturday and of course everyone is home. I am going to go through my planner and write any more stocking fillers that I want to buy. I may also get time to go through the stockpile and see what foods I have for Christmas. What ever I do, Christmas will be the focus of the day.
     
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  7. MinnieCo

    MinnieCo Well-Known Member

    I would like to go on the records and say I wrapped 5 Christmas gifts, 2 Halloween gifts, and 1 Birthday gift this past week. Holy Heck I'm proud of myself..hahaha
     
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  8. AuntJamelle

    AuntJamelle Well-Known Member

    I just went and bought 12 rolls of Scotch tape and I'm on my way home to wrap wrap wrap baby
     
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  9. Holiday_Mom

    Holiday_Mom Active Member

    After reading some of these replies, I want to wrap now. :) I don't have gifts or stocking stuffers yet.

    I did chuckle reading that Aunt Jamelle bought 12 rolls of Scotch Tape. I did the same thing two weeks ago. Some of my children must have gone tape crazy this summer because we were out of tape. I know I had 4 rolls in May. I used to have a "secret" stash of holiday wrapping supplies. I don't think it's so secret anymore. :D
     
  10. housewife2

    housewife2 Well-Known Member

    im wrapping some gifts after dinner tonite.
     
  11. MinnieCo

    MinnieCo Well-Known Member

    I buy a multi pack from Costco when they put them out, along with 2 giant packs of tissue paper..
     
  12. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    I had a fabulous day yesterday planning and making lists (and checking twice). I am torn between Oh MY GOODNESS I need more weeks and I want Christmas now!!!!
    Come September the excitement really begins for me.
    Looking forward to the next wrapping party.
     
  13. Ahorsesoul

    Ahorsesoul Santa's Elves

    I didn't wrap but I figured out a new place for a gift closet.
     
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  14. MinnieCo

    MinnieCo Well-Known Member

    Some progress is better than no progress ahorsesoul
     
  15. tanya

    tanya Well-Known Member

    I did not wrap either But i got my Christmas binder/ planner updated. I was not entirely happy with the way I had it set up last year. So Im trying something new. Had a tentative discussion with Luke about staying home V's going out, ideas for a different breakfast on Christmas morning also discussed the possibility of changing Christmas Eve dinner up a bit.
     
  16. AuntJamelle

    AuntJamelle Well-Known Member

    Well, I did get some wrapping done. Not as much as I was hoping, but some. Because you KNOW, as soon as I got started, DS came upstairs and he wanted to wrap something too - lol

    All in all, I think I got a dozen things wrapped? I focused on the felt ornaments I've made and other small crafted gifts. Didn't realize how much I have already to wrap! Went through my box of stocking stuffers and misc. items and there is quite a bit to wrap in there too. Plus the at least 3 toy gifts I've hidden away for DS.

    Now that I've got everything pulled out I'll try to keep wrapping here and there as time allows.

    I need to follow Ahorsesoul's lead and figure out where to PUT the wrapped gifts!
     
  17. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    Good job to all of you that got something wrapped. You will be that little bit ahead of the game come December.
    Next wrapping party is September 16th I believe. The weeks are rolling by now.
     
  18. Skippy1707

    Skippy1707 Member

    Im in! I have a few things brought for my daughter and family already that I can sit and wrap. I do need to find labels though but I have some Christmas cards that are the small ones that Im thinking if I cut up and hole punch with some nice ribbon I can make my own labels. Looking forward to some christmas tunes. Im in the UK - will anyone else here be up for me to chat with whilst I wrap??
     
  19. AuntJamelle

    AuntJamelle Well-Known Member

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