Creative Giftwraps: Ideas and Inspirations, Tips and Techniques

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With so many inventive techniques and projects to choose from, you'll find it easy to wrap great-looking gifts that stand out in a crowd. Add a few well-chosen embellishments to your wrapping paper, and brighten a package in minutes. Create an elegant look with a finely folded bow. And put a gift bag to good use in the most appealing way possible. So get out those scissors and tape, a little glue, some fabric, a few twigs and buttons, and whatever you can come up with, and you'll be well on your way to creating ...
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Overview

With so many inventive techniques and projects to choose from, you'll find it easy to wrap great-looking gifts that stand out in a crowd. Add a few well-chosen embellishments to your wrapping paper, and brighten a package in minutes. Create an elegant look with a finely folded bow. And put a gift bag to good use in the most appealing way possible. So get out those scissors and tape, a little glue, some fabric, a few twigs and buttons, and whatever you can come up with, and you'll be well on your way to creating remarkable giftwraps.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781579901547
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/30/2000
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 8.78 (w) x 10.32 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 8
The Basics 11
How To Wrap a Box Perfectly 22
How to Make Great Bows 23
Giftwrapping Projects
Organza and Beads 30
Natural Grass and Pod Wrap 32
Super Sunflower Wrap 34
Candy Wrappers 36
Environmental Art Wraps 38
Crackers 40
Paper Pockets 42
Wine and Roses 44
Fresh Leaf Wraps 46
Fancy Place Mat Wrap 48
Prosperity Wrapping 50
Folded Boxes 52
Diaphanous Bottle Wrappings 54
Lace Paper Wrap 56
Stacked and Gilded Hat Boxes 58
Tea Bag Bow 59
Map Wrap 60
Accordion-Fold Tissue Wrap 62
Postal Wraps 64
Natural Book Cover 66
Rosette Pin and Wallpaper 68
Dual-Color Round Wrap 70
Asian Dual Bottle Wrap 72
Gardening Catalog Giftwrap 73
Fish and Salamander Picture Boxes 74
Spray Painted Ferns 77
Twisted-Knot Fabric Wrap 78
Party Popper Tube Wrap 80
Collage Wrap 82
Fabric Envelopes 84
Lace-covered Gift Box 86
White on White Pearls and Tulle 87
Pastel Paper Knots 88
Corrugated Cardboard Gift Box 90
Mesh Pot 92
Tussie Mussie 94
Beaded Curly Ribbons 95
Cylindrical Paper Bow Lace-Up 96
Round and Square Fabric Wraps 98
Woven Package Wrap and Gift Tag 100
Star Lace-Up Wallpaper Wrap 102
Quick Knee-High Wraps 104
Vellum Envelope Wrap 105
Magnum Bottle Wrap 106
Gold Christmas Bottle 107
Shell and Tissue Paper Collage 108
Stamped Wooden Box 109
Constructivist Triangle Wrapping 110
Gold and Glitter 112
Red and Blue Crepe Paper Creation 114
Gold Sponged Wrapping 115
Fabric Boxes 116
Crane of Happiness Wrap 120
Gilded Paper Wrap 122
Gift Tags 124
Templates 126
Contributing Designers 127
Index 128
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