Presenting the ProsTired of getting your fingers stuck in a bow? Many paper experts offer wrapping services if you'd prefer to have someone else do it. Kate's Paperie in New York City recently opened a
Japanese TraditionIn Japan, gift wrapping is rooted deep within the culture. There is a prescribed method for wrapping objects, from fans to tea sets to money. "It's more about an essence of being discrete, respectful and showing care," says Vicky Mihara Avery, who is of Japanese descent. Avery has been featured on the "Martha Stewart" TV show, teaching the art of Japanese gift wrapping, or origata, and owns family-run store
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