“I take home $40 an hour wrapping presents!”
“When a few friends told me they’d hire me to wrap their holiday gifts, I knew it
would be a fun way to make some cash. So I started marketing myself as a holiday giftwrapper on Facebook.
“Most of my clients are parents who don’t have time to wrap presents. They give me a list of items and the name of the recipient, and I provide the wrapping, boxes and ribbon, though some people have their own gift wrap. When I’m finished with the work, I either drop off the gifts at the
client’s deliver their home wrapped or meet them presents. somewhere to
“I price each gift by size and whether it has embellishment or not. My fees range from $2 to $15 or more, which works out to $30 to $40 an hour. I’ve made up to $1,000 during the holidays doing this. I enjoy wrapping presents because it’s creative and I know the gift giver and recipient will love how beautifully the gifts are wrapped. And I use my earnings to buy presents, go out to dinner or support a nonprofit organization.”
Charlene Campbell, 42, Fox Chapel, PA