Do you like to wrap gifts? A gift giver who loves crisp paper, opulent bows, and a little holiday cheer? Or are you on the other side and would rather not remove all the tapes, tapes, and rolls of holiday tissues and paper?
Whatever your preference, you’ve got enough to do this holiday season, so here’s a way to take a chore off your list.
You might be surprised how many stores, from local boutiques to department stores and online retailers, offer free gift wrapping. From holiday tissue paper to ribbons and gift cards, here are some of the businesses in our area that will wrap your purchases this holiday season. Some even offer free gift wrapping all year round.
Local stores that offer gift wrapping for the holidays
2720 Frankfort Ave., 1295 Bardstown Road, 1313 Bardstown Road (Carmichael’s Kids); carmichaelsbookstore.com
The local bookstore offers a selection of handpicked titles reflecting both the taste of the owners and that of the neighborhoods to which they are a part. Holiday gift wrapping is always free.
Macy’s Personal Stylists provide free in-store gift wrapping for customers shopping with them as part of the free service. When shopping online, customers can include a free gift message and hide prices on the packing slip of any purchase. There is an additional charge of $ 6 per order to send a purchase in a gift box.
4209 Shelbyville Road (St. Matthews), 1215 Herr Lane (Westport Village) toystoyshoppe.com
Louisville’s only local, family-friendly toy store is known for its high-quality toys and free, cheerful gift wrap. There are two Toy stores in Louisville and both offer free service.
742 E Market St., RevelryGallery.com
This NuLu neighborhood boutique is full of inspiring and diverse unique pieces, including jewelry, prints, art, and home décor. In addition to the shop, there is also a Kid’s Corner dedicated to artisan products that children will enjoy. The store offers free gift wrapping with any purchase.
4938 Brownsboro Road, rodes.com
This luxury men’s and women’s clothing store sets up a special gift-wrapping area during the holidays where customers can have their in-store purchases professionally wrapped for free.
3626 Brownsboro Road, scoutonmarket.com
This boutique sells a wide range of modern home items and furniture, personal accessories and gift items. Stop by and take advantage of its free holiday gift wrapping services.
6301 Moonseed Street, Prospect, taylorleecomfort.com
Taylor Lee Comfort recently opened its first seasonal storefront at Norton Commons. The luxury boutique offers items for men and women for body, mind and home. Free gift wrap includes special fabric with metallic silver dots for a black and white Buffalo throw.
7900 Shelbyville Road at Oxmoor Center, vonmaur.com
The department store offers free gift wrap on most items year round. Due to shipping issues in 2021, they recommend placing orders online by December 13.
1201 Story Avenue, workthemetal.com
Shoppers can find everything from locally designed socks, jewelry, home goods, treats, ornaments and more at Work the Metal in Butchertown Market. During the holidays, the eclectic boutique has a second location for holiday gifts at a pop-up store in Westport Village, 1315 Herr Lane.
Online stores offering gift wrapping for the holidays
When shopping nationwide online, did you know that many offer gift wrap and a personalized gift card for a fee? It’s a particularly appealing idea in 2021 when shipping rates are high. When an online retailer packages and ships your gift, you skip the payment step to have the gift shipped to you so you can wrap it and then ship it again. Here are a few examples of the type of additional freebies you can request when shopping online.
Amazon offers a gift wrap option for most of the items it supplies from select sellers. You will receive a box or bag in gift wrap, decorative ribbon and a card printed with your gift message on top of the package. Prices vary depending on the size and shape of the item, but expect to pay between $ 3.99 and $ 5.99. If an item cannot be packaged due to its size or shape, Amazon offers the option of a reusable cloth gift bag or you can select “Ship to Amazon Box” on the checkout page to have the content does not ruin your vacation. . And there is no additional cost for this option.
The gift wrap service is only available for certain online purchases. For $ 5, the Apple gift package includes Apples signature gift box, a red ribbon and a greeting card with your personal message. Just select “This is a gift” at checkout, then you can add the gift wrap option.
Barnes & Noble offers gift wrap for just about any item online for $ 4.99 per item. At checkout, choose the option “Give it a gift?” For each item you wish to gift wrap, then select “Wrap this item for $ 4.99.”
Orders can be gift-wrapped for $ 5.99 per order. however, oversized merchandise cannot be gift wrapped.
You can order a Best buy– Online branded gift box for $ 4.99, and if you send someone a gift, they’ll send you a free personalized message once the gift is delivered.
For shipped orders, you can add a gift box for $ 3 at checkout.
A small blue box of Tiffany’s is really special. All online purchases come in the signature Tiffany Blue Box tied with a white satin ribbon. You can write a personal message at the checkout, otherwise it comes with a blank card.
Walmart offers a gift wrap option for items marked as “qualifying gift”. The gift is placed in a Walmart box with a customizable gift message and a digital gift receipt has been sent to the recipient’s email address.
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