Ideas, patterns and tutorials to learn how to wrap gifts

March 2, 2017

Father’s Day is coming in less than three weeks so we are already thinking about gifts and ways to wrap them. Maybe your dad it’s a little bit picky or is really interested in all the products of one store, so maybe it’s a good idea to gave him a gift gard. But giving a gift card it’s a little bit cold or impersonal… isn’t it? We have the perfect solution. Wrap the gift card in a very fancy and cool way, for example, making an origami printed t-shirt!

We have found this tutorial in F de Fifi made by Empaquetando Ando so let’s take a look to the steps:

 

Tutorial to wrap a gift card for father's day, origami t-shirt
 

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February 6, 2017

Hi everyone! One week lef to Valentine’s Day, so here we are with another tutorial to learn how to wrap a gift for this special day. In this case, the creator, soniartybelleza, is using cellophane and you already know that this material it’s a little bit tricky. Let’s take a look:

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January 23, 2017

Yeeey! Three weeks left for Valentine’s Day! So here we are, looking for new ways to wrap a lovely gift. So, we are going to take a look to this video made by Enfemenino Tendencias where she shows us a couple of nice ways to wrap a present making a kimono and a shirt with tie.

To make this envelope, you will need: 

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January 12, 2017

Although Christmas has already happened, birthdays are coming everyday and we need to continue wrapping gifts. In addition, we have Valentine’s day on our horizon so we are already looking for new ways to wrap a gift for this day.

Let’s take a look to this video made by Manualidades y Decoracion. The instructions are in spanish so we are try to translate it into English.

You will need these materials:

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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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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 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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