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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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.

Original Christmas wrapping ideas, Santa Claus belt 5
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 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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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 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.

 

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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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