Ideas, patterns and tutorials to learn how to wrap gifts

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.

Ideas to wrap a gift and decorate wrapping paper with stamps 4
Ideas to wrap a gift and decorate wrapping paper with stamps 3
You can also make cloud shapped tags to hang in a gift bag and stamp it.

Source: Marga Marina

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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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October 13, 2016

Hi everyone! Here we are to make great handmade projects! Today we want to show us a great way to wrap a gift. Well, it’s not about wrapping it exactly, it’s more about to put it in a wonderful box.
As you can see in the image below, made by hogarutil.com the instructions are very simple and easy: you have to print it (imprimir), cut it (cortar) and fold it (doblar).
We image that you are able to picture the result: a wonderful house shaped gift box. Put attention on the drawing placed at bottom right hand corner: This is the 3D shape you’ll have once the process is completed.

 

Free house gift box template 2

To download the full resolution template and print it, please, click on the following link: House Gift Box Template. We recommend to print it in a heavy paper, like poster board or cardboard to get better results.

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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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