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Found the perfect present, but don’t have a gift bag or gift box handy? Don’t worry, we’ve got you! These simple steps will help you wrap any present perfectly, no matter its size or shape.

All it takes are some inexpensive supplies like wrapping paper, brown paper and clear or double-sided tape to make your presents pop. Follow these easy gift-wrapping instructions and you’ll be wrapping like a pro in no time!

How to wrap a wine bottle

Sparkling wine that sparkles with holiday cheer!

Skip the boring bottle bag and dress up your bubbly with some gold foil wrapping paper and glittery embellishments. The finished product is almost too pretty to pop open!

How to wrap a wine bottle

Step 1: Gather your supplies.

What you’ll need: Wrapping paper, scissors, tape, ribbon, toppers (such as bells or tinsel).

How to wrap a wine bottle

Step 2: Roll the bottle in wrapping paper.

Gently wrap the wine bottle by rolling it in wrapping paper. Leave about five centimetres along the bottom of the bottle. Trim the paper vertically and secure it with a piece of tape.

How to wrap a wine bottle

Step 3: Secure the bottom of the bottle.

Push the wrapping paper in on either side of the bottom to create a crease. Secure the edges with a piece of tape and repeat on the other side to form an envelope closure.

How to wrap a wine bottle

Step 4: Trim the top.

Trim the wrapping paper at the top of the bottle on an angle for visual interest. You can leave the paper long or cut it short to expose the cork. You can also cut the paper to make a ribbed or textured edge.

How to wrap a wine bottle

Step 5: Add fun toppers.

Tie a jolly bunch of toppers to the bottle neck with ribbon or twine. Think jingle bells, tinsel, small ornaments or pom poms.

How to wrap a wine bottle

Cheers to that wrap job!

Now to find another bottle so you can congratulate yourself on a job well done…

How to wrap a sweater or soft toy

Envelop their gift in love.

No gift box? Don’t sweat it! Use this simple technique to make a sturdy and customized envelope from wrapping paper for soft items like a sweater or stuffed animal.

How to wrap a sweater or soft toy

Step 1: Gather your supplies.

What you’ll need: Wrapping paper, scissors, tape, ribbon. Optional: hot glue gun, hole punch.

How to wrap a sweater or soft toy

Step 2: Measure the wrapping paper.

Lay out your wrapping paper and cut a piece big enough so that the paper overlaps your sweater completely both vertically and horizontally by around five to eight centimetres.

How to wrap a sweater or soft toy

Step 3: Fold the paper into an envelope shape.

Once you have your paper cut out, fold the bottom half up leaving several inches at the top to create a flap. Fold thin creases along the edges and tape them down with double-sided tape or using a long bead of hot glue.

How to wrap a sweater or soft toy

Step 4: Fold the corners of the flap.

Firmly fold each corner of the flap down into a 45-degree angle to form a triangle. Secure in place using tape or a hot glue gun.

How to wrap a sweater or soft toy

Step 5: Insert the sweater and close the flap

Gently slide the sweater into the envelope and fold the flap down over it to close the package. Secure it in place using a piece of tape or a hot glue gun.

How to wrap a sweater or soft toy

Bonus: Thread a ribbon.

To give your custom wrap envelope some extra style, make a few holes along the side or top with a hole punch and thread through ribbon to mimic a stitching pattern. Cut off the extra ends of ribbon or let them hang in a loose bow.

How to wrap a sweater or soft toy

This cozy package is ready to wow!

Now here’s to hoping they like what’s in the package as much as your excellent wrap job!

How to wrap a round cookie tin

C is for CUTE!

Make a homemade gift extra special by wrapping it up in metallic or neutral-toned wrapping paper or brown paper topped with some fresh herbs from the kitchen.

How to wrap a round cookie tin

Step 1: Gather your supplies.

How to wrap a round cookie tin

Step 2: Roll the tin in wrapping paper.

Using your cookie tin as a visual guide, cut out a rectangle of wrapping paper that is long enough to wrap the tin, with five to eight centimetres extra paper above its top and below its bottom. Roll the cookie tin on its side in the wrapping paper and affix it with a piece of tape.

How to wrap a round cookie tin

Step 3: Cover the base using a pleated technique.

Start by folding a crease to form a triangle inward toward the base. Repeat the fold all the way around the base of the tin. Cover the exposed middle with a circle-shaped piece of wrapping paper glued or taped into place.

How to wrap a round cookie tin

Step 4: Repeat for the top of the tin.

Trim the paper so it’s five or six centimetres long and start by folding a crease to form a triangle inward toward the base. Repeat the fold all the way around the base of the tin. Cover the exposed middle with a circle-shaped piece of wrapping paper glued or taped into place.

How to wrap a round cookie tin

Step 5: Top with fresh herbs.

Fashion several pieces of fresh rosemary or thyme into a tiny wreath and affix to the top of the tin using a hot glue gun.

How to wrap a round cookie tin

A gift that looks good enough to eat!

Hopefully you held back a few of those cookies to reward yourself for a gift well-wrapped. Either way, be sure to take a moment to admire your handiwork.

How to wrap a box

Think outside the box!

Elevate a basic box with a few easy gift-wrapping tricks that will make your present look like it was wrapped by a pro. Who knew a little wrapping paper and ribbon could look this good?

How to wrap a box

Step 1: Gather your supplies.

What you’ll need: Wrapping paper, scissors, tape, ribbon.

How to wrap a box

Step 2: Measure the wrapping paper.

Lay out your wrapping paper and cut just enough so that the paper overlaps your box by three centimetres.

How to wrap a box

Step 3: Fold over and tape wrapping paper.

Fold the paper over your box and secure with a piece of tape in the middle. Apply another small piece of tape closer to each edge of the box.

How to wrap a box

Step 4: Trim and crease sharp edges.

Cut away any excess paper along both ends of the box, leaving five to eight centimetres overhang. Fold the bottom piece of paper in 45-degree angles forming a triangle along the base of the box. Be sure to press firmly to create crisp edges. Bring the paper up and fold the edge before securing it to the back of the box with a piece of tape.

How to wrap a box

Step 5: Tie on ribbon and make a bow

Run a ribbon along the front of the box and cross it on the back. Flip the box over and tie a double knot in the centre to secure the ribbon in place. Tie a big bow in the centre of the box and trim any excess ribbon on an angle.

How to wrap a box

Bonus: Top with a pleated design or accessory.

If you don’t have any ribbon or want to add something extra special, tie on a lovely ornament in place of a bow or add a pleated layer of paper. To make the pleated band, simply fold a piece of wrapping paper five times, pleat the edges, and tape the back. If you don’t have enough of the same paper, you can use a different pattern or contrasting colour for visual interest and a cool textured look!

How to wrap a box

It’s a wrap!

You did it—you transformed an ordinary box into an extraordinary wonder. Congratulations, you!

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