You have already purchased gifts for the New Year to children,friends and relatives? Do not forget about such an important component of the gift as festive packaging. Purchase beautiful packaging, corrugated, colored or wrapping postal paper beforehand. Today we offer you two simple master classes and a lot of ideas how to beautifully decorate the gift wrapped with a stylized herringbone. Content:
Master-class "Gift wrapping with herringbone from two sheets of paper"
⇒ Step 1 Basic tools and materials:
- two sheets of packing paper of different colors;
- glue or scotch tape (it is more convenient two-sided);
- beautiful packing tape;
- a toy or a Christmas composition for decor.
⇒ Step 2. Cut out a rectangle from one sheet of paper, which will cover the top and two sides of the box with a gift. Attach the paper in small pieces of scotch. ⇒ Step 3. Take the second sheet of wrapping paper, preferably a contrasting color. This sheet should already completely cover the entire box. Wrap a gift with the paper so that the edges of the sheet are on top. ⇒ Step 4. Fold the edges diagonally so that a cut in the shape of a triangle is obtained. ⇒ Step 5. Wrap the gift box in the paper. The sides are fixed with adhesive tape. In this case, double-sided scotch was used, which is very convenient. A triangular notch remains above it. ⇒ Step 6. Scissor a neat little incision on the two sides of the triangle. This will be the branches of the Christmas tree. From how deep cuts and what is the distance between them, fluffiness and visual height of the Christmas tree depends. ⇒ Step 7. Fold the incisions upwards. ⇒ Step 8. Decorate the gift wrapping with a beautiful ribbon and a Christmas tree toy.
Master-class "Gift wrapping with cut out silhouette of the Christmas tree"
Key tools and materials:
- two sheets of wrapping paper of different colors;
- scissors and a stationery knife;
- adhesive and adhesive tape (preferably two-sided);
- decorative stickers or confetti in the form of snowflakes, Christmas toys.
⇒ Step 1. Cut a rectangular sheet of wrapping paper to the size of the box with the gift. The length of the rectangle is the total revolution of the paper around the box (2 sides, upper and lower) plus 2-3 cm, the width is twice the width of the box plus 3-4 cm. ⇒ Step 2. Wrap the paper around the box with a gift, mark with a pencil, located silhouette of the Christmas tree. Remove the paper from the box and draw a halftone on the reverse side with a simple pencil. Alternatively, you can pin a drawing with a needle. ⇒ Step 3. With a stationery knife, cut out half the Christmas tree. Where there will be a fold, first make a depression, for example, under the ruler, draw a folding point with a ballpoint pen, a spoke or a stick. Unbend the Christmas tree on the front side of the wrapping paper. ⇒ Step 4. Cut a rectangle from a paper of a different color a couple of centimeters in size larger than the herringbone silhouette. Glue it from the back of the wrapper with glue or double-sided adhesive tape. ⇒ Step 5. Pack the box in paper. To decorate the Christmas tree, use stickers, rhinestones, confetti.
Photos of different options for gift wrapping with herringbone
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