Step-By-Step Gift Wrapping

By on January 4, 2012

Stressed out by the idea of gift wrapping? Have no fear! Use this step-by-step guide to create a package you’ll be proud to give!

gifts wrap step1 120x120 Step By Step Gift Wrapping 1. Make sure you have enough work space, then roll out the wrapping paper. Be sure you have enough paper to fit around the entire gift. Measure if necessary, leaving a few extra inches to be sure you are completely covered.

gifts wrap step2 120x120 Step By Step Gift Wrapping 2. Once the paper is cut to the right size, place your gift face down in the middle of the paper. Bring paper from the long side of the box, up to the middle of your package. Pull both sides tightly so the paper hugs your package smoothly, and tape closed.

gifts wrap step3 120x120 Step By Step Gift Wrapping 3. Next, you need to close the ends. Face the open end towards you and fold the right and left edges, pushing the sides in next to your box, to form flaps.

gifts wrap step4 120x120 Step By Step Gift Wrapping 4. Fold top flap down to the box, pulling tightly, and tape. Fold the bottom flap up tightly and tape. Repeat on other side of package.

gifts wrap step5 120x120 Step By Step Gift Wrapping 5. Position box so top is facing up. Run your thumb and forefinger across the edges of the box to create a creased edge. Repeat on bottom of the box.

Get creative! Wrap your gift in pretty fabric or layers of patterned tissue paper!