Unique and Creative Gift Wrapping Techniques

Unique and Creative Gift Wrapping Techniques

Sometimes it's not about the gift, but the presentation. Have you ever received a present too pretty to open? And you thought to yourself, "GOSH I don't even care about what's inside"? Give that feeling to your loved ones and friends this Holiday Season and show them what artistic abilities you're capable of. From this moment on, you'll be the one everyone calls to wrap their presents for any occasion! In this article we'll go through three unique and creative gift wrapping techniques so you can WOW your friends and family.

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What You'll Need

  1. Cut a rectangle of wrapping paper over twice the size of what you’re trying to wrap. Be sureto leave extra room on the edges!
  2. Fold the paper in half.
  3. Staple along every edge except the side across from your fold. Trim any excess paper if your edges aren’t even.
  4. Draw your design on the front of the pouch!
  5. Place the object you’re trying to wrap inside the pouch.
  6. Seal it by stapling along the top edge. Trim any excess paper if you need to.


What You'll Need

  1. Fold paper into thirds, leaving a little overlap in the center. Tape the seam.
  2. Fold up the bottom third of this rectangle and push the sides in to make triangles.
  3. Fold the two straight edges on top and bottom inwards so that they touch. Tape this seam. This is now the bottom of your pouch.
  4. Place the object you’re wrapping inside the pouch.
  5. At the top of your pouch, make a very thin fold. Fold this over on itself, flipping after eachfold to make an accordion pattern. Continue about a third of the way down the paper.
  6. Cut a length of ribbon about 3x the length of the pouch. Wrap it around the center of thepouch lengthwise, making sure the accordion fold is still pressed down. Tie this at the top.
  7. Unfold the accordion towards the edges, leaving the center depressed by the ribbon.

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What You'll Need

  1. Cut your paper or cardstock into a square.
  2. Cut the square into this shape:
  1. Draw a square in the center and triangles extending to each point.
  2. Fold the excess paper on either side of the triangle inwards.
  3. Using a pen or other sharp pointed object, poke holes at the tip of each triangle.
  4. Thread your string or twine through the holes.
  5. Place your object on the square.
  6. Pull the string so that the tips of each triangle meet at the top. Adjust the inside folds asneeded to make sure that your present is hidden.
  7. Tie the string off at the top

We hope this tutorial brought you smiles this holiday! It’s JAM’s goal as a company to provide you with quality products and amazing ways to use them. Make sure to follow our blog, Instagram and Pinterest to get the scoop on our latest new crafts and items! Don’t forget to leave comments down below. We’d love to hear how these unique and creative gift wrapping techniques worked for you this year! And if you have any suggestions don’t be shy, we’re all ears! 

Unique and Creative Gift Wrapping Techniques

When it comes to gift-giving, the presentation is just as important as the gift itself. Unique and creative gift wrapping techniques can take your presents to the next level, making them stand out and adding a personal touch. From using unconventional materials like fabric or newspaper to incorporating origami or other paper-folding techniques, there are countless ways to make your gift wrapping truly special. Whether you're wrapping a birthday present, holiday gift, or a special occasion, these techniques can elevate your gift-giving game and show the recipient how much you care.

Benefits of Unique Gift Wrapping

Using unique gift wrapping techniques not only adds a personal touch to your presents but also shows the recipient that you put thought and effort into their gift. It can make the gift feel more special and memorable, and the extra care and attention to detail won't go unnoticed. Additionally, unique gift wrapping can also be more sustainable, as it encourages the reuse of materials and reduces waste from traditional wrapping paper.

Use Cases for Creative Gift Wrapping

Unique and creative gift wrapping techniques can be used for a variety of occasions, including birthdays, holidays, weddings, and other special events. They can also be a great way to make a small or simple gift feel more significant and thoughtful. Whether you're giving a gift to a friend, family member, or colleague, creative gift wrapping can add an extra element of surprise and delight to the present.

Alternatives to Traditional Gift Wrapping

Instead of using traditional wrapping paper, consider using fabric, newspaper, or even a scarf to wrap your gifts. You can also incorporate elements like ribbons, twine, or dried flowers to add a unique and decorative touch. Additionally, consider using origami or other paper-folding techniques to create intricate and eye-catching designs.

Tips for Using Unique Gift Wrapping Techniques

When using unique gift wrapping techniques, consider the recipient's preferences and the occasion. For example, if you're wrapping a gift for a nature lover, consider using natural elements like leaves or twigs in your wrapping. Additionally, don't be afraid to get creative and experiment with different materials and designs to find what works best for each gift.

Adding a Personal Touch to Your Presents

Unique and creative gift wrapping techniques are a great way to add a personal touch to your presents and show the recipient how much you care. Whether you're using unconventional materials, incorporating intricate designs, or adding decorative elements, the extra effort will make your gifts feel more special and memorable. So, the next time you're preparing a gift, consider using these techniques to elevate your gift-giving game and make a lasting impression.


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