How to wrap a gift

While easy to wrap, heavy square and rectangle packages are easily identified as books and thus steal the thunder away from your beautifully wrapped present and the surprise one gets when opening. Spending years of my life gifting books, I have perfected the art of fun and adventurous wrapping. So without further ado, from easiest to most challenging, I present you with 3 creative book wrapping options for your holidays.

How to wrap a gift

Sara Gilmore Store Gift Wrap When possible, use the wrapping paper of the store where you bought the gift, if it provides complimentary wrapping. You will want to do this especially if the store is a high-end one. This lets the bride, groom and other guests know that you shopped from the bride's registry.

Alternate Gift Wrap Select solid-colored gift wrap in white or silver or a wedding-themed paper that is not obnoxious. If the wedding is less formal, then you can venture into bolder colors. For example, it would be appropriate to wrap a gift in brown paper, twine and an artificial sunflower if the wedding is outside at the beach or at a park.

How to wrap a gift

Dress up your gift accordingly, using fine ribbon and faux flowers as accents," advises The Knot. Greeting Card Include a greeting card with your gift.

Use a small piece of transparent tape to secure the card to the front of the gift. You can hide the tape by covering it with a pretty fabric or paper bow. The greeting card is important because it lets the bride and groom know you sent them a wedding gift and gives them the information they need to know so that they can write appropriate thank-you cards.How to Wrap Money as a Gift.

A clever and unique way to give money as a gift. Our boys like to have their own money. They actually work to earn money walking neighborhood dogs and watering plants for our neighbors when they’re out-of-town. Stone Wrap® Treeless Gift Wrap is made from 75% Limestone - 25% Polyethylene.

The limestone is a bi-product of mining which would normally be discarded. Using a clear paint can and jelly beans proves to be a simple and impressive way to wrap a gift card 1.

Place a few jelly beans in the bottom of your jar 2.

How to wrap a gift

Add the gift card to the jar 3. Fill. Tis the season for floral patterns! Don’t they feel so festive and springy? This printable watercolor floral wrap is perfect for Mother’s Day or any gift you’re giving this spring.

SHOP GIFT BOXES. The cardinal rule for choosing wrapping paper: The thicker, the better. To facilitate the trimming process, look for a roll with a grid pattern on the back. SHOP WRAPPING PAPER. Dealing with hand cramps before Christmas?

A sharp pair of scissors with a comfortable handle is key when you have a pile of gifts to tackle. Learn how to make a gift bag from wrapping paper. It's easy and PERFECT for oddly shaped items! FREE HOLIDAY PLANNER: Plan your holiday decor, budget and gift list with this free guide.

Soda Bottle Gift Wrap