A bad wrapping job can harsh the buzz generated by a well-chosen holiday gift. It’s not the most complicated of tasks, yet legions of us struggle with scissors, Scotch tape, and those tightly wound rolls of colorful paper.
Slate paid a visit to a gift shop in Brooklyn to get some pointers from an expert who believes a little bit of tissue paper and lots of ribbon can go a long way.
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