Ideas, patterns and tutorials to learn how to wrap gifts

December 16, 2016

Hello everybody! Here we are again to offer you just another free printable template to make a wonderful gift box and to put your Chritsmas present inside it.

As you could imagine, you will need a printer  with tcolour ink cartridge and a cardboard.

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We are going to translate you these simple instructions by hogarutil.com:

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December 15, 2016

Ho, ho, ho! Santa Claus is coming to town and also to our wrapping papers! We have found this wonderful and original idea: turn the wrapping into a Santa’s belt. I think that is a very funny idea and it is very easy.

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What do you need to make this one above? Just red wrapping paper, a black ribbon, gold glitter foamy sheet and glue.

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December 9, 2016

Today we are going back to the base: wrap a gift in a box in a easy and fast way. It seams simple, but it’s full os small tricks, so let’s take a look to this video by Chaine Scotch® 3M

  • The tutorial has the texts in French, so I’m going to try to translate it. What do we need?
    Nice wrapping paper (It’s better if it’s not a stripped wrapping paper)
  • Big scissors
  • Tape (It’s better if you can use Scotch Magic Tape)

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December 7, 2016

If you like to add something special to your gift, specially if you are giving something that is inside an envelope, here you have some ideas based on secret message clothespin. It’s very original and very easy yo make!

CLOTHESPIN SECRET MESSAGE FOR CHRISTMAS GIFT

For example, you can glue this envelope shape on the clothespin and, when you open it, the message “Joyeux Noël” pops up!

Clothespin secret message, decorate a wrapping gift or envelope

This idea is gorgeous! You also can add a Christmas box (or it is a hat?) and, when you open the clothespin, a bunch of flowers appears. The message, in this case, is writen on the clothespin itself: “un cadeau pour toi…” (a present for you…)

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CLOTHESPIN LOVE SECRET MESSAGE

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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.

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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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