Pretty packages : 45 creative giftwrapping projects / Sally J Shim.

By: Shim, Sally J [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2014Description: 127 pages : colour illustrations ; 21 cmISBN: 9781452125992; 1452125996Subject(s): Gift wrapping | Gift wrapsDDC classification: 745.54 LOC classification: TT781.5 | .S45 2014
Contents:
Materials and tools -- Gift wrap techniques -- Projects -- Wrapping paper -- Patterned wrapping paper -- Graph paper gift wrap -- Watercolor wrapping paper -- Painted dots gift wrap -- Hand-painted furoshiki -- Hand-carved stamped wrapping paper -- Dotty wood wrapping paper -- Polka-dot sticker gift wrap -- Label stickers gift wrap -- Handmade glitter tape gift wrap -- Handmade patterned washi tape -- Vellum stickers wrapping paper -- Letter stickers gift wrap photograph wrapping paper -- Stitched wrapping paper -- Gift boxes, bags, and toppers -- Custom cardstock gift box -- Felt gift box -- Custom drawstring bag -- Personalized fabric bag -- Stitched felt pouch -- Washi tape glassine bags -- Felt letter gift topper -- Yarn pom-pom topper -- Fabric flag gift topper -- Wood veneer bow gift topper -- Fabric button gift topper -- Tissue paper flower gift topper -- Felted ball garland -- Stitched paper garland -- Brownie mix glass jar kit -- Baked goods packaging -- Paper rosette gift topper -- Washi tape wrapped tin -- Gift tags and ribbon -- Custom paper envelopes -- DIY gift tags -- Confetti gift tags -- Paint chip gift tags -- Wood gift tags -- Clay gift tags -- Nail polish brads -- Personalized leather gift tags -- Hand-painted patterned twill tape -- Hand-dyed twill tape -- Linen ribbon -- Painted wood bead ribbon ends -- Materials used.
Summary: With just a few simple steps, blogger Sally J Shim shows readers how to turn an ordinary package into a customised present as special as the gift within. From a stitched garland topper and watercolour wrapping paper to a confetti gift tag, each of the 45 creative and achievable projects offers a unique twist on gift wrapping. Plus, each project has multiple variations, leading to endless possibilities for prettying up packages. Including techniques for wrapping oddly shaped packages, ideas for creating reusable packaging (a bonus gift for the recipient!) and projects that require only basic materials, Pretty Packages will inspire gift givers to make every element of their package special.
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Materials and tools -- Gift wrap techniques -- Projects -- Wrapping paper -- Patterned wrapping paper -- Graph paper gift wrap -- Watercolor wrapping paper -- Painted dots gift wrap -- Hand-painted furoshiki -- Hand-carved stamped wrapping paper -- Dotty wood wrapping paper -- Polka-dot sticker gift wrap -- Label stickers gift wrap -- Handmade glitter tape gift wrap -- Handmade patterned washi tape -- Vellum stickers wrapping paper -- Letter stickers gift wrap photograph wrapping paper -- Stitched wrapping paper -- Gift boxes, bags, and toppers -- Custom cardstock gift box -- Felt gift box -- Custom drawstring bag -- Personalized fabric bag -- Stitched felt pouch -- Washi tape glassine bags -- Felt letter gift topper -- Yarn pom-pom topper -- Fabric flag gift topper -- Wood veneer bow gift topper -- Fabric button gift topper -- Tissue paper flower gift topper -- Felted ball garland -- Stitched paper garland -- Brownie mix glass jar kit -- Baked goods packaging -- Paper rosette gift topper -- Washi tape wrapped tin -- Gift tags and ribbon -- Custom paper envelopes -- DIY gift tags -- Confetti gift tags -- Paint chip gift tags -- Wood gift tags -- Clay gift tags -- Nail polish brads -- Personalized leather gift tags -- Hand-painted patterned twill tape -- Hand-dyed twill tape -- Linen ribbon -- Painted wood bead ribbon ends -- Materials used.

With just a few simple steps, blogger Sally J Shim shows readers how to turn an ordinary package into a customised present as special as the gift within. From a stitched garland topper and watercolour wrapping paper to a confetti gift tag, each of the 45 creative and achievable projects offers a unique twist on gift wrapping. Plus, each project has multiple variations, leading to endless possibilities for prettying up packages. Including techniques for wrapping oddly shaped packages, ideas for creating reusable packaging (a bonus gift for the recipient!) and projects that require only basic materials, Pretty Packages will inspire gift givers to make every element of their package special.

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