On the eve of a festive event we are thinking of a gift that we are going to present. Every detail is important here. Of course, you could present a gift in a packet, but nevertheless it looks much better if decorated with original gift paper. If you need to make a box of paper, it isn’t difficult at all. Our detailed workshop will show you how to wrap a box in gift paper properly.
Beautiful packaging of a box
Our task is to wrap a box with a gift in paper regardless of whether it is a square or rectangular box, big or small. The box should be closed by a cover. Choose any paper you want. The main thing is to know how to make it as simple and accurate as possible. Take color paper or regular crepe paper. Recently a crpe paper has become very popular in decor. As we know, minimalism, simplicity and naturalness are now on trend.
Required for work:
- Packaging paper.
- Double-sided tape or PVA glue.
- Decorative ribbon.
In order to make a packaging came out beautiful and accurate, it is necessary to arrange the box on paper in an optimum point. For this purpose one part of the box should be closed on two thirds, and other part completely. Approximately as on a photo, we cut off excess paper – here that remained:
So as to wrap a box into gift paper properly, it is necessary to envelop the box in the paper completely. The margin of paper should be 4-5 cm. The lengthwise cut of paper is located on the side, on 4-5 cm from the edge of the box. Eventually it will be a bottom of our packaging.
Fix paper with tape or glue. Stick a tape strip on edge and then a leaf on. Press as firm as possible.
Next, decorate the face part of packaging with paper. From two sides we make bends which will be continuation of sides. On both sides draw a line with nail, try to make these lines symmetric.
Fold the paper to the center an such a way as to make an envelope. To wrap a box properly, take a small piece of an adhesive tape or glue and stick the formed flap to a packaging paper.
Bend the sides to the center and, having slightly bent edge of the envelope, fix it with tape or glue.
To wrap a box beautifully, overturn it and we make the same at an opposite side of the box.
You need to wrap up packaging by a tape, and it is possible also to decorate it. Types of ornament are given further.
Types of gift decor
We learned how to wrap a box in gift paper quickly. If you have no color paper nearby, simple crpe or simple offset paper is suitable for these purposes. Simple paper can always be decorated with a self-made seal.
Self-made seal for decoration of a packaging paper is possible to make of potato with your own hands. For this purpose choose an average potato, and draw on it with pencil the figure that you want to cut out. In our case it will be a star. It is possible to make a smaller star of the second half of potato.
Cut out a figure with knife.
Take a dishwashing sponge and cover it with paint. It is better to use acrylic paint, but any other is okay. The most important thing is not to smear it and to allow it dry properly.
Next, press the seal to paper, try to make it level.
How to decorate package
It is possible to decorate paper with a natural decor: twigs, leaflets, flowers, textiles. If you add a tape, a string or a bow, you’ll get an ideal and unique package. It is possible to use also lace, especially crocheted on your own, yarn for knitting, a lacing. The crepe paper is an inexpensive paper, it is used usually at the post offices, in big appliance and furniture stores it is free, usually at the exit from the shop. Beautiful packaging turns out from goffered paper. We hope, you will choose for yourself a suitable decor of packaging.