Ideas, patterns and tutorials to learn how to wrap gifts

March 13, 2017

Hey! Father’s Day countdown has started! 6 days left! So hurry up, buy a nice thing (novels, graphic novels and comics are always a good idea) and find a nice way to wrap the gift to make it more special for him.
One of our favorites is making a suit and tie using wrapping paper. Let’s take a look to this tutorial to learn how to wrap a box or a book by MundoaParty.

As you can see on the video above, you will need these materials:

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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 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…)

Clothespin secret message, decorate a wrapping gift or envelope 4

CLOTHESPIN LOVE SECRET MESSAGE

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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 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 8, 2016

Hi there! Less than month and a half left for Christmas, so here we are preparing ourselves to make the most beautiful packages!

We have found these wonderful snowflake and reinder cardboard gift boxes on Dare to DIY site that would be a wonderful packaging for a Christmas gift.

Snowflake and reindeer cardboard gift box DIY with template

How can could make these boxes? It’s very easy.

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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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