Ideas, patterns and tutorials to learn how to wrap gifts

November 29, 2016

I bet you already know the following situation: you have to wrap a small present in the last minute and you don’t even have a nice paper to wrap it. Don’t panic! I’m sure that you have al least one toilet paper roll at your home. So you’re saved! Take a look at this tutorial to learn step by step how to turn a oilet paper roll into a gift box.

How to wrap a gift using toilet paper roll gift box

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November 25, 2016

Do you love paper crafts and make origami figures and animals? I love it very much, so I’ve searched a few ideas to decorate a gift using paper and I’ve founded this image by Papelisimo where you can see a bunch os possibilities. Let’s take a look!

Ideas decorate a wrapped gift with paper flowers, bows and figures
As you can see, there are many options. For example, you can make a kind of star / bow using yellow paper. It’s also very beautiful to rol o wrap letter printed paper with multiples layers and make some flowers or rosettes.

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November 24, 2016

Maybe you don’t have time enought to make a handmade gift, but still you can make a little effort and put all your love and care by making these wonderful Christmas felt bag to put the present inside. They are easy to make and also very cheap, maybe you can make it for just 1 Dollar each one, so let’s take a look to this tutorial by Todo Manualidades.

Felt Christmas Bag tutorial
First of all, to make this bag, you will need these materials:

  • Red, White and Green Felt
  • Scissors
  • Treads
  • Craft glue gun
  • Buttons
  • Ribbon
  • Pin
  • Needle

Then, we can follow this steps in order to make a perfect felt gift bag.

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November 22, 2016

Hi everybody! Are you ready to start to stamp? It is one of my favorite things in the world: take a rubber stamp, soak it in a ink pad and start to stampt it everywhere: paper, clothes, boxes or even a wall 😀
Today we want to introduce you three beautiful ways to decorate a basic wrapping paper or paper craft and decorate it with stamps.

SNOWFLAKES RUBBER STAMPS

For example, for Christmas gifts, you can use this snowflake shaped rubber stamp. You can use different colours ink pads and mix it to have a wonderful print like this one. Maybe you can buy a stamp or do it youself by carving rubber.

Ideas to wrap a gift and decorate wrapping paper with stamps 4
Ideas to wrap a gift and decorate wrapping paper with stamps 3
You can also make cloud shapped tags to hang in a gift bag and stamp it.

Source: Marga Marina

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November 21, 2016

I’m sure that the most part of us have lived a difficult situation when you have to wrap a present in the last minute… and you don’t have even a wrapping paper!

So you have these 7 amazing tricks to wrap a gift using materials and objects that you already have in your home, so let’s we take a look to this video by Hacking Life

The first one is use a paper cup to make a small paper box, you only have to cut the top in strips and fold them.

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November 18, 2016

Hello everybody! One more day here we are to show you differents ideas to wrap any kind of gifts. We hope to inspire you!

Today we have chosen 5 beautiful wrapping gifts ideas that seem original and beautiful to us, so here we go!

PINK AND GOLDEN

You can mix pink and golden ribbons, betther if they are bright, to decorate the gift. For it, use a base craft wrapping paper because this colour is very trendy and mixes very well with whatever colour you put over it. It looks so pretty!

Wrap a gift, pink and golden
Image by Layercake

PAPER BOW

Another good idea to decorate a gift is putting a paper bow on it. It’s even prettier if you make this bow using printed paper and you custom it writting the person name that you are going to offer the present.

Wrap a gift with paper box

Image by Ed White Photographic

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November 17, 2016

You may also know Furoshiki technique, the japanese art that consists in wrapping objets or gifts using clothes and knots.

In my opinion, it makes the present more valious and the fabric itself it’s also a gift. Today we encourage you to watch this video by Empaquetando Ando to learn how to wrap a box, like a smartbox, using furoshiki and with just onke knot, perfect for begginers. Here we go!

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November 16, 2016

Hi everyone! How it is going? We are very excited about the Christmas’s season coming and we keep looking for new ways to wrap a gift. Today we have found this wonderful paper gift bag decorated with a reindeer, caribou or even Rudolph face.

La classe della maestra Valentina show us in her blog how to make it in a very simple way.

 

Reindeer or caribou gift paper bag tutorial DIY 2
What we need to make this wrapping?

  • A paper bag
  • Cardboard (dark and light brown, white, black, red, light pink and dark green)
  • Clothespin or clothes peg
  • Tiny bell
  • Glue

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November 15, 2016

Hi everyone! Today we want to face a common problem when you have to wrap a odd-shaped gift…. How yo make it without break the paper? Well, today we are going to watch a video tutorial to learn how to wrap a cone-shaped gift, as a Fofucha doll. So, let’s go!

Empaquetando Ando tell us that the best way is making a bag with the wrapping paper. So, first of all, you have to make a big rectangle and blend one end like a rhombus to make the bag base. Use tape to fix it. Then, you put de cone-shaped gift inside and, on the other end, you fold it twice, make two small holes using a paper piercer and pass through these holes a ribbon or a lace to create a handle or a bow.

So that is it! You have a perfect shaped wrapped present!

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November 14, 2016

Hi everybody! In a month, more os lees, we are going to being wrapping our Christmas gifts and we have to be prepared for it. For example, if you don’t are handy wrapìng gifts, maybe you can put the present inside a cardboard box. But let’s make it more beautiful.

Here you have a Christmas themed gift box to print. As you can see, the box is decorated with a lot of drawings: Christmas tree,s socks, stars, holly plants, candles and other tradicional Christmas items.

The best thing is that you only need a printer  with tri-colour ink cartridges and a poster cardboard.

Free Christmas gift box template to download
 

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