Gift Wrapping 101

{Tiffany Bow: Coming Wednesday}

Boxes are probably the easiest things to wrap, so if you’re giving an awkwardly shaped gift, putting it in a box first is the easiest solution. The hard edges allow you to create a tidy and professional-look.

Step 1: Place the box face down on the paper, and pull up the short side and secure it with a piece of tape.

 Step 2: Fold the other side in about an inch.

 Step 3: Secure the folded side to the paper that you already secured down.

Step 4: Turn the present right way up and fold down the overhanging paper against the side of the box that remains exposed.

Step 5: Press in two side folds, smoothing the edges to give a clean finish. Next fold the bottom flap up to cover all the edges creating an envelope effect.

 Step 6: Secure with tape. Turn over and repeat the process for the other side.

19 Comments on “Gift Wrapping 101

  1. I actually like wrapping presents better than sticking them in gift bags Picking out the wrappings are my favorite part!

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  2. Nicely done! I'm pretty particular about my gift wrapping also so I can really appreciate a perfectly wrapped box!

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  3. I love that you did this! So smart, because some people (definitely including myself) seriously struggle wrapping gifts! And how appropriate, right before the holidays! 🙂

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