13 August 2012

Presents and Packaging

I hope your weekend was beautiful!

This week, it's all about embellishments to make your presents pop.

Today, I'll show you how to make this mini wreath,
using a technique from this project.

blah: cardboard that's no longer needed

Cut two circles {use cans/bottles in different sizes
 as a guide} to form a letter "O".

Wrap some yarn around it, securing each strand to the 
cardboard with hot glue.

Scrap paper, whether cut-out or craft-punched, 
make divine decorations. Other options include
small fabric flowers, pompoms or sequins.

Attach these to the circle with hot glue.

Secure this to the wrapped gift with yarn, ribbon or glue.

Add a card or gift enclosure and TADA! -- a present 
to make any little {or big} girl happy.


  1. That's a great idea :) Can't wait to use it!

  2. Thanks for your enthusiastic response to my wrapping project, Ruxandra! :)

  3. What a pretty way to dress up a gift, Claire..simple and inexpensive too:)

  4. Hi Betty! I wish you a wonderful week :)


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