Ideas, patterns and tutorials to learn how to wrap gifts

February 15, 2017

Hi everybody! Today we feel inspired and we want to claim our love for animals, any kind of them. In what way we can transfer this love into gift wrap? Very easy, by making animals gift wrap. Some of them are very original, funny and easy. So let’s take a look.

Animal gift wrap diy, an elephant
It is one of my favorites and it’s sooo easy to make! You just have to wrap the present with a light paper and glue a deflated balloon on the middle. Then, you have to draw an elephant shape around it using a market and that’s it.

Source: Welke

 

This one it’s specially recommended for Christmas’s present, but if you like reindeers, we encourage you to wrap a present like this whatever you want.

Source: Menetes bones

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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 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 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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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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