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Powiększenie fotki towaru. Music Theme Gift Wrapping Idea - Sheet Music Gift Wrapping Craft. A Crafted Christmas: {Ideas for DIY Giftwrapping No 3 ~ Fabric} Hey everyone, Here’s another lovely roundup of creative gift-wrapping ideas and today we’re not talking paper-pretty, even though I love paper so.

A Crafted Christmas: {Ideas for DIY Giftwrapping No 3 ~ Fabric}

No today we’re thinking a little differently and going tactile and textured with pretty fabrics. The beauty of using fabric is it automatically adds a sumptuous feel to your gift, it also means you can go wild with colours, prints and textures, even re-using old fabrics so adding a real restorative vibe to what you’re giving, with a rather positive envrionmental impact. Oh how I love this fabric wrapping with it’s typographic letters, it’s actually been handmade using fabric and wooden block letter stamps. The possibilities are endless here you could spell out your recipients name, a favourite poem or Christmas carol or just a random jumble of letters like shown here.

So will you be utilising pretty fabrics as your gift-wrap of choice this year? Origami Box (design by Robin Glynn and Carmen Sprung) Woven paper gift topper. By Kate on June 6, 2011 I‘m pretty chuffed with these woven paper gift toppers.

Woven paper gift topper

They are a sinch to make and look really great with recycled newspaper wrap. The idea originated from this woven yarn gift topper which you can see at giverslog.com and from this image which comes from the book More Last Minute Knitted Gifts. How-to ♥ Cut some strips of colored paper. Mine were 0.5cm wide. 36 Do It Yourself Gift Box Tutorials For Your Christmas Presents « PrintRadar - Scanning digital space. Gift box packaging tutorial. For the past few weeks I've been constantly reminded of how I need to throw out the mindset of "I just need this/that before I can do my project", and rather just use what I have.

Gift box packaging tutorial

One of my big problems is that I make something as a gift and then usually can't find appropriate packaging. So I've decided to start making my own. It works out WAY cheaper and if I keep it simple it only takes 10min. Here is a basic tutorial so that you can make your own too. First choose and download a free template from Mirkwood designs for the type of box that suites your need then follow the tutorial. The tutorial below is for 'milk box' packaging, template here, but the same technique applies to all the different box shapes.

Print straight onto cardboard or trace the template like I did, because the cardboard I had was too big. Cut it out and with the back of your scissors trace along all the lines that need to be folded. Tutorial – Fabric Covered Shoes. Hello!

Tutorial – Fabric Covered Shoes

So I knocked up a quick ‘n’ dirty tutorial on how I covered the Christmas Dress shoes in case anyone else feels the need to fancify their shoes with fabric! This isn’t the most permanent method (I’m sure more sturdy glue would be needed) but it does do the trick if you need shoes to match an outfit *right now* and can’t find/afford a new pair! It certainly held up to a few hours of walking around on a dry summer night – wet weather might require the final step of waterproofing. The original shoes! Cheap plastic. What you will need: - a pair of shoes to cover. . - your covering fabric. . - scrap fabric to make pattern pieces from.

. - PVA glue, ie. Untitled. Christmas Box Topiary. Unstitched. The Find: Kraft Paper Gift Wrap Ideas. Yellow pages version. Here's a less pointy variation of the magazine gift bow.

yellow pages version

I used the yellow pages this time. Cut 1" wide strips from pages removed from a phone book. Stacking several sheets and slicing them lengthwise with a paper cutter or rotary cutter is quickest. If you are one of the three people who still use the yellow pages, make sure you don't remove any sections you might need someday, like Clowns or Paternity. (Yes, those are real.) Cut 5 or 6 full-length strips, depending on how full you'd like the bow to be. Form each strip into an "eight" shape, securing the ends in the center with tape. Gift Bag Made From A Magazine Page. Make a gift bow from a magazine page. In gift wrap emergencies when you've got the present but need some wrapping, here's an idea for turning a magazine page into a bow.

Make a gift bow from a magazine page

There may be better ways to stick this thing together, but I used what I had on hand: staples and adhesive glue dots. Double stick tape or brads should work, too. Cut a magazine page lengthwise into 9 strips, 3/4" wide. Leave 3 of the strips full length. Cut one inch off 3 of the strips. If you're using a magazine that's 10 1/2" tall, you'll end up with: 3 strips, 10 1/2" x 3/4" 3 strips, 9 1/2" x 3/4" 2 strips, 8 1/2" x 3/4" 1 strip, 3 1/2" x 3/4" Twist each strip to form a loop at both ends and staple it in the center.

Layer the three longest pieces on top of each other, spacing them evenly and securing each with a glue dot. Use other papers, like a map of your city. Crafty Birthday to You. Origami box in Crafts for home stationery and paper for birthdays, anniversaries or dinners. Fabulous origami box which we can make it in a moment, and it's great to keep the gifts we want to give as a present or just to store our little treasures.

Origami box in Crafts for home stationery and paper for birthdays, anniversaries or dinners

It's as simple as with a pencil mark the diagonals of the square paper (about 20 cm to the base and 14,5 cm for the top) chosen for the box. Then fold the opposite sides toward the center helping a pencil to mark well the fold (the wrong side). To make the base, fold the opposite sides parallel to the midpoint and toward the inside and should measure about 3,5 cm. Folding and unfolding and repeat for the other two sides. For the lid, fold the opposite sides (should measure 1,4 cm each), folding and unfolding and repeating the process with the other side.

If we pay attention, a little wrinkle has been created in the folds of the corners of the base and lid. Finally, displays the opposite sides of both the base and lid and return to fold inward. To clarify any doubts, here's a great video overview: Gift bags from envelopes in Crafts for home stationery and paper for birthdays, anniversaries or dinners.

The perfect ribbon in Craft ideas for original gifts and presents. MT wrapping ideas in Craft ideas for original gifts and presents. Furoshiki gift wrapping in Craft ideas for original gifts and presents. Furoshiki is the name of the squared fabric used to wrap and carry all types of objects, clothes, gifts, or even bottles.

Furoshiki gift wrapping in Craft ideas for original gifts and presents

This technique is an art in Japan and 100% ecologic, because the fabric can still be used for other packaging, taking care of the environment and forgetting the polluting plastic bags. It is not essential to use japanese furoshiki cloth (available at Furoshiki or Furochic), but anyone who has a nice texture or pattern can be useful (Ikea always has a good selection or the well-known Finnish company Marimekko, with its colorful and distinctive patterns and fabrics.)