Today I was off work. I was glad to be off work because of how tired I had been lately. I got to sleep in until about 9:30AM.
“What should I do today?” I wondered. What better way to spend the day than wrapping presents! I made some tea (I really can’t function without it) and went in search of the paper.
I found a huge cardboard box filled with rolls of paper, bows, ribbons…there was pretty much everything in it. I even found a garland in it!
I took photos of some of the presents I had bought to show you all. I can’t show you a couple of the presents in case a friend/sister see’s what they are gonna get but here are some of the presents:
My sister’s stocking:
It’s hard to buy something for guys so I bought sock sets by French Connection and Voi Jeans. Slippers are handy presents for girls (it’s an easy gift to buy)
For Callum I got these:
I got all of his present in my work ^.^ I actually bought the blue knitted hoody months ago in a size that I thought would fit him at Christmas. I’m lucky that I was right to buy that size. I actually bought the book for Anton and Callum to share. I found it in the delivery during double discount weekend. It’s a cute wee book. The coat is brown but you can’t really tell from this photo…It looks REALLY nice in person. Katie loves it ^.^
I remembered that I also had these 2 vests. I panicked when I couldn’t remember where I put them. I honestly jumped up and went searching in my room. I was really panicking until I remembered that I had put them inside the blue knitted hoody. I was so relieved when I checked and they were there.
Toys are fun:
Cute purse that came in a box:
I can’t wait to see how cool Anton looks in this outfit ^.^
There are little skulls on the chain and the belt is studded. I think it looks like a wee “cool dude” outfit. It will suit him perfectly ^.^
I spent about 3 hours wrapping all of the presents I bought. I really wish I could put up a photo of what I bought for my friend Kate. It is something I saw and just HAD to buy for her. She had an operation a couple of weeks ago but she’s on super strong painkillers so she is “Great” (her words when I visited her.)
I spent time trying to find bows to go with the paper I had used ( I used 3 different designs. I got bored with using the same one) I tried to use name tags that would go with the paper too. Usually I put ribbon around presents too but,to be honest, I started losing the will to wrap presents about half-way through so I ignored the ribbons.
I finished wrapping between 1:30PM – 2PM. I got to put them all under the tree ^.^ I like seeing a Christmas tree with lots of presents around it. It makes it feel more like Christmas ^.^
I actually have a present left to buy. I haven’t found my friend Lisa’s present yet. I know what to get her but it wasn’t in the shop when I checked on Saturday. Maybe it will be there when I check tomorrow?
I wanted something else Christmas related to do after finishing with the presents so what did I do?
I wrote cards for the first time in years!
Usually, I think giving cards is kind of a waste because they will just end up in the bin after Christmas is over. I found a few cards so I wrote them anyway. I needed one because my dad had suggested giving him money to put towards a new budgie (he loves birds and enters shows with his budgies…he’s even in a bird club =S ) so I might as well write a few cards to friends while I’m at it.
How are your Christmas preparations going?
Let me know