How to wrap presents creatively,
using fragments of paper and
miscellaneous items from around your house

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All you need is pieces of paper, tape, glue sticks, hot glue or double sided tape, and these three ideas.

Absorb these 3 ideas

IDEA 1: BITS AND PIECES

You can use small fragments of paper.

You can use odd, non-wrapping materials, such as twigs, bottle caps or even colorful breakfast foods.

IDEA 2: TAKE IT EASY

Focus on the front of the package.

The back of the package is backstage; it's ok to let it be messy.

IDEA 3: CONTRAST

Contrast of color.

Contrast of light and dark.

Contrast of texture or material.

Contrast of line (angled paper on rectangular boxes).


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Tools & Supplies





Lace Tape

Regular and Double-sided

Suitable for ALL purposes, this lace printed packaging tape will make anything special.

2" x 55yds - black lace or white.

Buy from oboiler.com



Tape

Regular and Double-sided

Regular tape will serve most wrap projects. Double-sided tape, however, will greatly expand the scope of your wrap art. It helps collage work. It also helps attach labels bows.

In place of double-sided tape you may also use glue sticks or hot glue.

Scotch: Double Stick/ Tape Runner/ ATG 700 Applicator

Xyron: Cheetah

Links:

Creative Memories Tape Runner

Scrapbook.com

Scrapbookingmadeeasy.com



Hot Glue

Ribbon Join

Hot glue is a powerful wrap-art tool. It permits speedy wrapping. It overcomes the challenges of thick paper. Bows and collage parts may attached rapidly, with no danger of falling apart as the present goes out in the world.

Hot glue has its dangers, and therefore is not suitable for working with small children. Use with caution.



Glue Sticks

White Paper Subwrap

Speedy. Simple. Available

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