When you are making a list and checking it twice, buying and wrapping gifts can feel like a whirlwind. But when the day comes to exchange gifts, it all becomes worth it, especially if you share a few memories on social media for loved ones to see. Top that photo of a pile of wrapped gifts off with a festive Instagram captions for photos of presents, and you have got yourself the ultimate holiday post.
I mean, you could always pair a picture with a generic or vague caption, but where is the fun in that? Clever, cheerful, or sentimental holiday quotes will bring out the best of the season, and will give you a peaceful moment to really appreciate everything you have before the kids come in like Godzilla and destroy the beautiful, pristine pile under the tree. And no matter what's within those colorful, wrapped packages, it still deserves some love and warrants a thoughtful caption, because you cannot put a price tag on thoughtfulness. Really, more about the experience of giving, and the excitement of the holiday that counts.
So before it's too late, make sure you have a festive caption in mind to go with that photo of presents that you're bound to post at some point in the coming weeks. Get it up as soon as you place the last gift under the Christmas tree, just after the kids finally go to sleep. Because come morning, you can be sure that you will wake up to even more unforgettable Instagram moments and those one pretty-packages will be long forgotten.
1"One good thing about Christmas shopping is it toughens you for the January sales." — Grace Kriley
Was your shopping list exceptionally long this year? Before unwrapping those presents, gather everything into a huge pile, snap a quick photo, and share it with this funny quote.
2"The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other." — Burton Hillis
While everyone is gathered around the tree and all the presents are nearly unwrapped, steal a photo and pair it with this thoughtful caption. Better yet, snap a picture of friends and family literally wrapped up in wrapping paper and each other.
3"Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone." — Charles Schulz
Christmas presents don't always to have to be in the form of material things. If someone did something extra special for someone else this year, like handmade something that was particularly meaningful, ordered a bespoke gift that was obviously well-planned months in advance, or even proposed — yippee! — share it with this caption.
4"Laying under the Christmas tree until my kids realize that I am the greatest gift of all."
Feeling sassy this holiday season? Your followers will get a kick out of this caption, especially if you post it with a selfie of yourself next to gifts under the Christmas tree. Make a necklace out of a gift tag and some ribbon and address yourself to the kids, too.
5"Presents are made for the pleasure of who gives them, not the merits of who receives them." — Carlos Ruiz Zafón
If you are able to snag a video of giving a special gift to your little ones, significant other, or family members, this caption will top it off perfectly. It's also the perfect caption for a pile of wrapped presents, all with "From Mom" on the tag.
6"Every gift which is given, even though it be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection." — Pindar
It is the thought that counts, as they say. Post this quote with a small yet meaningful gift that you put a lot of thought into. It'll be the perfect example that a little bit goes a long way.
7"Every gift from a friend is a wish for your happiness." — Richard Bach
Regardless how big or small your pile of presents is this year, know that everything required at least a little bit of thought, and that what every giver's biggest wish is for you to find some joy in the present you received, even if it's just a gag gift that gives you a hearty laugh. Grab a shot of all the presents for you corralled together before you dive in.
8"Happiness doesn't result from what we get, but from what we give." — Ben Carson
This quote doubles as another excellent caption to accompany a pile of gifts that have your name on it, as the giver, of course. Or run it with an action shot of someone smiling as they hand their present to someone. These moments are meat to be remembered, after all.
9"Of all the gifts, love is the greatest gift." — Lailah Gifty Akita
Wait, is someone getting a puppy? Because this would be the perfect caption for that.
10"Christmas is the season when you buy this year's gifts with next year's money."
Here's another humorous caption to run alongside a huge pile if unwrapped gifts to make your followers chuckle, because it's funny and because they know exactly what you mean.
11"One of the nice things about Christmas is that you can make people forget the past with a present."
To keep the sassy vibes going, share this funny caption with a photo of your gift wrapping process. It also works well with any photo that includes a wrapped gift, from a single box shot, to a picture of presents being distributed to everyone.
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