This is totally, absolutely, positively wrong.
Don't stock up on your wrapping supplies weeks before Christmas when everything is still full price; instead, buy your supplies immediately after Christmas to take advantage of sales. Buy gift wrap, bows, ribbons and more at 70-90% off, and get everything you need for next Christmas on the cheap.
In other words, TODAY is the day to restock your gift-wrapping supplies.
This has been my way of doing things for years. In fact, I so love buying gift wrap after Christmas, and could get it for so cheap, that for many years BOTH of these wrapping paper bins were full.
Three years ago, I had over forty rolls of paper. That's a bit much, even for a gift wrap fanatic like me, so I stopped hitting the after Christmas sales. Well, at least, I stopped buying the discounted wrapping paper. Now, I'm down to 22 rolls of gift wrap.
Yes, I know there are 24 rolls in the bin, but two of them are basket wrap, and I don't count that as wrapping paper.
I did the same thing with bows: I bought bags and bags of bows at 90% off, and now I have an entire storage tote dedicated to bows.
And do you know what the crazy thing is? I'm more of a ribbon person, so I hardly ever use bows.
My supply of tissue paper is adequate, so if I see some really cute patterns then I will snatch them up. I have plenty of the Scotch pop-up tape refills, so I'm good there. And I have a few rolls of ribbon left over from years past. Normally, this amount of ribbon would be too little for me, but I'm going to avoid buying more so that I can start using up all those bows next year!
Before you put your Christmas gift wrapping supplies away, take a good look at what you have and what you need. Then, with a list in hand, hit some of the after Christmas sales for super cheap supplies.
Trust me on this one: save money by stocking up on supplies now, and you'll be ready to wrap for next Christmas. Happy shopping!