15 Smart Ways to Organize Your Holiday Gift Wrapping Supplies

You can't wrap presents without a portable ribbon station. You just can't.

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The stress of gift-giving should end as soon as you find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. Wrapping presents? Well, that should be the fun part. Before you bust out your ribbon and bows this holiday, check out these organizers that'll save space, time, and even a little stress. Then, take a look at these seriously impressive gift wrapping ideas for inspiration.

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Amazon
Secure Your Supplies
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$19.99

Attach this clip-on wrapping paper holder and tape dispenser to your table (it's adjustable!) for the easiest gift wrapping yet. Rumor has it that this is what the elves use in the North Pole ...

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The Container Store
Keep Everything Together
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$19.99

Separate your holiday wrapping supplies from the generic stuff with this festive red organizer, which holds up to 24 rolls of wrapping paper. There's even enough room for all of your bags, ribbon, and tissue paper. 

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Organize Wrapping Paper
Jared Smith
Set Up a Portable Ribbon Station

Sort ribbon by color in a decorative box. The shallower the box, the easier it is to see your selection.

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Amazon
Hang It Up
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$19.99

Literally. This double-sided storage bag fits 12 rolls of wrapping paper on one side and bags, bows, and accessories on the other. Hang it in a closet so that you can reach both sides easily. 

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The Container Store
Store Ribbon Tangle-Free
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$11.99

Don't tie your brown paper packages with plain ol' string this year. Stash your ribbon assortment in this organizer for easy access. Plus, the shallow removable tray inside is perfect for holding scissors, pens, and gift tags.

RELATED: How to Make Animal Gift Wrap

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Organize Wrapping Paper
Jared Smith
Keep Wrapping Paper Rolled

Swap tape, paper clips, or rubber bands for reclosable fasteners. Here's why: Not only do they adjust as the rolls shrink but they also don't rip the pretty paper.

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Make a Work Station

Every wrapping paper station needs an umbrella holder to hold wrapping paper, paper towel holders to corral ribbon spools, and a weighted tape dispenser for Insta-worthy gift wrapping.

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Courtesy of Nourish and Nestle
Create a Christmas Cart

Just imagine the elves in the North Pole wheeling around one of these beauties. It seems likely, doesn't it? Give off Buddy the Elf vibes by creating a one-stop shop with all of the gift-giving essentials.

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Flip a Stool Over

One stool, so many uses! Repurpose an old (or seriously cheap!) stool to help keep your wrapping paper and supplies tidy. Use the footrest rungs to hang tape, scissors, and tissue paper.

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Amazon
Put It on Wheels
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$115.00

Sure, this cart is an investment but you'll use it all year long — and for many years to come. It holds up to 48 (!) rolls of wrapping paper, and gives you plenty of room to store all of the tinsel, ribbon, and labels you've collected over the years. 

RELATED: Everything You Need to Get Your House Organized Right Now

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Use a Garment Bag

Wrapping paper clutter has a way of getting out of control. When you need to stash supplies out of the way, add a hanger to a garment bag and tuck it into your closet until your next wrapping session.

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Make Your Supplies Travel-Friendly

A plastic tote with a handle means you can wrap in any room in your house — or even grab your bin and go to a friend's for a wrapping party. Suddenly, the possibilities are endless (and way more fun).

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Repurpose Mason Jars

We're sure we don't have to convince you about this one — after all, these glass jars are cute and useful. Keep gold pens in one, scissors in another ... you get the picture.

RELATED: 15 Creative Ways to Use Mason Jars This Holiday Season

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Hang Rolls Out of the Way

Use a towel bar with curtain clips to stash your rolls of wrapping paper in the back of your closet. Since the clips attach around the roll, the end of your paper won't unravel.

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Enlist a Peg Board

Cafe rods attached to peg boards hold your go-to paper for the season right at eye level — so you can pull and tear from your chair. After the holiday wraps up, use your pegboard to hold other essentials during the remainder of the year.

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WATCH: 7 Gift Wrapping Tricks You Need to Really Dress Up Your Gifts

Think beyond the bow: Watch this video to learn unique ways to decorate your gifts.

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