First wrap the gift in red tissue. Then wrap it in
green packing foam, holding it together with red
tinsel-trimmed ribbon. Make a quick-glued bow
of the same material, and finish it with a trinket
like this small wooden hemisphere. This wrap has charm and a sense of humor. »
This wrap is best for oddly shaped gifts with no box.
I started with a roll of crepe paper I had left over
from a birthday party. Wind it around the gift until it
is well covered. This makes for an amusing unwrap.
I sealed both ends of the wrap with round stickers
f «rom my ongoing collection of random stickers.
Some wraps are created for entertainment value.
I wrapped this one in red shopping-bag paper.
After I put on the shiny ribbon, I had the idea of
using the bag’s twisted-paper handles as a
bower, glue-gunned in place, to hold the label. »
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