In crafting creative gift ideas, materials such as gift wrapping papers or cloth, ribbons, regular or double sided tape, pair of scissors, gift tags, ornaments, embellishments and any other decorative should be available at hand. For first timers, gift wrapping could be a very daunting and tedious task. It takes time, effort and practice to presentably and perfectly wrap presents.
Before anything else, one should purchase a gift. It does not matter how expensive it is or not. Just as the saying goes, it is the thought that counts. Make sure to remove the price tag or darken the price by using a dark maker if tag is hard to remove. Wrapping gifts that are rectangular, triangular and boxed shaped are the easiest to wrap. If your present is irregular in shape, find an appropriate box to put in for easy wrapping. There are also various gift wrapping techniques that are helpful in wrapping objects that has irregular shapes. Presents should look nice, neat and very presentable.
To start wrapping a gift, gather all necessary materials needed and lay them on a flat, dry surface. Keep in mind that the focus in wrapping is the outer and front look of the gift. Check whether the materials used for design are suitable and appropriate for the recipient's age and occasion. If it is a children's birthday party, the theme should be fun and colourful and so on and so forth.
To neatly wrap a box, measure all sides and height of the box then prepare the gift wrapper in accordance with the acquired dimension. This will help alleviate excess papers that will contribute to unwanted folds. Firmly place the box in the utmost center of the wrapper. Fold and pinch all the sides of the paper towards the package then secure the flaps by placing a tape. For added decor and style, neatly tie a ribbon on top of the surface. Placing layers of laces and other ornaments together with the bow tie will definitely result with an eye candy finish that will surely excite a recipient to open his or her present.
Using one's resourcefulness and creativity can definitely lead to a great art craft gift. Gift wrapping may not require expensive and new materials. Try to recycle old bows, ribbons, and laces and old gift wrappers. This can be used to combined with other ornaments and embellishments to create a whole new stylish look. Keep in mind that gifts should be neatly wrapped to give it a clean, professional look with happy feel. Happy gift wrapping!