Prepare Bright and Original Gift Packing by Own Hands

Many people, no doubts, prefer to make gifts more than receive them. Let’s get to know how to organize gift packing personally to make a pleasure your natives and surrounding.

Bright and original present is always a joy. But to make a gift in unusual way is more fun, because even common things, decorated properly, will cheer mood up and express your attitude to the addressee. An interesting idea is to insert lots of small items or, for example, the money in the boxes in the form of festive cake segments. More over, it’s easy to do by yourself. Original gift package is especially demandable on the eve of X-mas, New Year, other holiday.

Bright and Original Gift Packing by Own Hands Step-by-Step

Necessary Things for our Holiday «Paper Work»:

  • Thick paper of different colors
  • Sharp scalpel or knife, scissors
  • Satin ribbon
  • Pencil and ruler
  • Glue

We should create a «round cake» consisting of 12 segments. They are gift boxes. You may apply for all of them the paper of same color or multicolored. Choose, for example, five or more bright shades of paper for pastels. It has a good dense and is more convenient to work.

Pastel paper

To cut colored paper pieces the same size, use a pattern. You may take the ready one or draw it yourself, by preferable sizes. In case of PC printing such template on A4 paper sheet, as result you’ll get a blank with length of 12 cm, of 6 cm wide and height of 5 cm.

Tips: These cute boxes with sweets or souvenirs are useful at children’s holiday, or adult celebration. You can place a personal box as a part of cake on a festive table exactly near the site of each guest.

Bright and Original Gift Packing by Own Hands Step-by-Step

 

Print the pattern on sheets of thick colored paper or print only one, cut it out and shape on colored paper on a contour.

pattern

I’ve traced around by pencil only the outer bounders of the pattern, and the interior ones have drawn by a pair of scissors using a ruler. It’s much easier to fold up a template according to planned folds.

Bright and Original Gift Packing by Own Hands Step-by-Step

Cut and folded a future box along fold lines. Two places grease by a glue.

Bright and Original Gift Packing by Own Hands

Collect and glue all “cake” pieces according to template.

Bright and Original Gift Packing by Own Hands Step-by-Step

Now, with a sharp blade cut neatly a backside of the blank to give boxes a possibility to close.

Bright and Original Gift Packing by Own Hands Step-by-Step

Decoration Stage

I’ve taken a white satin ribbon of width of 1 cm, and with the help of glue wrapped a piece of cake by it. Remember to leave a space to close boxes.

Bright and Original Gift Packing by Own Hands Step-by-Step

To make decorative bows, you’ll need the same pieces of ribbon with length from 14 to 15 cm.

Decoration Stage

At first, fix by glue such blank, as in the picture.

Bright and Original Gift Packing by Own Hands Step-by-Step

Then, use a narrow ribbon or the same sizes, fold them in a half, give bows finished look, clipping it in the middle.

Bright and Original Gift Packing by Own Hands Step-by-Step

Fix a bow at one half of the box lid by glue.

Bright and Original Gift Packing by Own Hands Step-by-Step
Bright and Original Gift Packing by Own Hands Step-by-Step

Repeat this decoration at the all 12 pieces of «cake».

Bright and Original Gift Packing by Own Hands Step-by-Step
Bright and Original Gift Packing by Own Hands Step-by-Step

The upper part of the boxes can be decorated with roses made of cloth or paint and draw something, write name or wish of the person you’ll give this gift.

Bright and Original Gift Packing by Own Hands Step-by-Step

So, we created not one but twelve gifts in a colorful and original packaging for your natives in coming holidays!

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