Ideas, patterns and tutorials to learn how to wrap gifts

October 20, 2016

Christmas is coming and we are ready for it! As you already know, this blog is about wrapping all kind of gifts using plenty of techniques.
Today we want to introduce you the technique named “furokoshi”, wich is a type of traditional Japanese wrapping and they used to use cloth and fabrics to transport clothes, gifts or other goods during his history and tradition.
Now, its a very trendy way to wrap a gift without using paper. So, here you have a tutorial, step by step, to learn a basic way to wrap a book or box using furokoshi.

 

How to wrap a gidft with japanaese furokoshi technique

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October 13, 2016

Hi everyone! Here we are to make great handmade projects! Today we want to show us a great way to wrap a gift. Well, it’s not about wrapping it exactly, it’s more about to put it in a wonderful box.
As you can see in the image below, made by hogarutil.com the instructions are very simple and easy: you have to print it (imprimir), cut it (cortar) and fold it (doblar).
We image that you are able to picture the result: a wonderful house shaped gift box. Put attention on the drawing placed at bottom right hand corner: This is the 3D shape you’ll have once the process is completed.

 

Free house gift box template 2

To download the full resolution template and print it, please, click on the following link: House Gift Box Template. We recommend to print it in a heavy paper, like poster board or cardboard to get better results.

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October 5, 2016

In the previous post, we have seen a way to wrap a gift with cellophane and we promised that the next post will be about to make a bow, so here it is!

Tutorial how to make a paper bow to decorate a gift

In this tutorial made by papelisimo we could know step by step how to make a paper bow to decorate a gift, is like the crown. As you can see, you can use any kind of paper, but it has to be resistant: from origami paper to newspaper or magazine paper. You will also need adhesive tape, of course. 

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