Ideas, patterns and tutorials to learn how to wrap gifts

October 20, 2016

Christmas is coming and we are ready for it! As you already know, this blog is about wrapping all kind of gifts using plenty of techniques.
Today we want to introduce you the technique named “furokoshi”, wich is a type of traditional Japanese wrapping and they used to use cloth and fabrics to transport clothes, gifts or other goods during his history and tradition.
Now, its a very trendy way to wrap a gift without using paper. So, here you have a tutorial, step by step, to learn a basic way to wrap a book or box using furokoshi.

 

How to wrap a gidft with japanaese furokoshi technique

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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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September 26, 2016

Hi everyone and welcome to my new blog How to Wrap a gift! This blog, as his name says, it’s about different ways, materials and techniques to wrap a present. Sometimes, the envelope is better and most important than the gift itself beucase it shows the care you put on it, not only the money you have spent.

One of the most demanded tutorials is how to wrap a gift using cellophane. Usually it’s a transparent and rigid material and is not very easy to work with. However, there are differents tricks to make it easier, as we can see in this video tutorial by CraftyElfWorkshop

 

 

Cellophane paper is used to wrap baskets (with food or beauty products) because they are big and with a very particular shape. If we use gift paper, it would be broken so fast, so it’s recommended to use cellophane. We can use it to wrap a coffe or tea mug or even a candle holdes, as we see on the video.

Another improtant thing when you wrap a gift with cello it¡s the ribbon. You have to put one to tie the cello on the top and to decorate the envelope with a touch of colour.

In the following posts we are show you how to make a ribbon DIY in order to reach the perfect packaging, so pay attention!

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