I was blessed with many talents but gift wrapping with paper was just not one of them. This of course does not stop me from buying/hording/adoring gift wrap, but alas I am on the short school bus on this one. In typical Miss B fashion though, I never let an obstacle get in my way of such a monumental endeavor such as presentation. I have developed my own style, which just happens to be this side of green and is as easy as pie and even I, the one that destroys beautiful paper can make a package look pretty darn good looking and anticipation worthy.
Since I get a lot of my clients asking me about this procedure, I figured I'd put up this tutorial (we all know my tutorials are subpar, but that's why we have to champion the Fancy for a video camera for future video-tutes for my ahem pending b-day...)
1. Start with a square or rectangle box (yes, of course you can do round but why not start at the top?)
2. Measure ribbon around box (I just wrapped the ribbon around and cut when the bulk started to overlap)
3. This is about how long the ribbon will be for a box this size 3"x3"x3"
4. I use a little glue on the ends of the ribbon to get my ribbon ends situated on the box
5. For this I wanted centered, sometimes when I am sassy I go for the side look.
7. I like to add a label over my ribbon, for this said label I need a punch I used a Marvy scallopped square, I chose this because I make stationery I thought this resembled an over sized stamp (call me crazy).
8. This is what it looks like when I am positioning my image, this is my logo
9. Viola! The finished wrapped present! It's pretty darn good looking. I didn't waste any wrapping paper (go green!) and the ribbon and box are re-useable.
I do hope this has inspired you today. Please email me if you have any questions that I may be able to answer on the blog (it might help me start posting on a regular basis).