How To Wrap An Awkward Shaped Gift

How To Wrap An Awkward Shaped Gift

Arona Khan shows us how to wrap an awkward shaped gift. A perfect video for all those gifts that aren't square or round!

Step 1: You will need

  • awkward shaped gift
  • handmade wrapping paper
  • scissors
  • curling ribbon

Step 2: Use handmade paper

Using a sheet of handmade wrapping paper, place the mug in the centre of the paper. Turn the handle to face you.
Top tip - Handmade paper like this mulberry paper is ideal for awkward shaped gifts as it is flexible and will mould itself to the shape of the gift.

Step 3: Gather

Bring the short sides of the paper over the gift and hold in place. Then at one side of the present, bring the back and front pieces together and bring them into the centre bit by bit. Repeat on the other side.

Step 4: Tie up

Tie some curling ribbon around the gathered paper to secure it. Then Trim. Pinch the paper at the top together and trim to a point. Then spread out.

Step 5: Decorate

To find out how to make the bow to decorate your gift, watch Videojug's http://www.videojug.com/film/how-to-make-a-fabric-bow-to-decorate-a-gift