Perfect Gift Wrapping Ideas: 101 Ways To Personalize Your Gift Using Simple, Everyday Materials by Hiroe MiyaokaPerfect Gift Wrapping Ideas: 101 Ways To Personalize Your Gift Using Simple, Everyday Materials by Hiroe Miyaoka

Perfect Gift Wrapping Ideas: 101 Ways To Personalize Your Gift Using Simple, Everyday Materials

byHiroe Miyaoka

Paperback | October 6, 2015

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Master the age-old art of gift wrapping with this easy-to-follow papercrafting book. Perfect Gift Wrapping Ideas:101 Ways to Personalize Your Gift Using Simple, Everyday Materials turns a time-honored art form into a paper crafter's dream. This is where traditional presentation makes room for whimsy and originality, resulting in a personal touch that becomes part of the gift. From purpose-made paper to wax paper, and from ribbon to a newspaper corsage, you'll be amazed at the array of materials that are already at your fingertips, ready for you to cut, fold, twist, shape and decorate.With the illustrative photos and easy instructions in this craft book you can: - Find interesting ways to use almost any kind of paper - Creatively and neatly wrap gifts of any size, shape and purpose - Make containers such as bags, boxes, unique envelopes, and even a pencil case - Add a little romance with sealing wax, washi tape, custom-made tags and more - Use personally significant embellishments to make every gift a personal conversation between you and the receiverWhether your goal is to perfect your gift wrapping and tying techniques or to create the most unique gift experience ever, this book will show you how to enjoy the process, from idea to finished package. Origami, scrapbooking, Japanese furoshiki and lots of other techniques come into play in this fun and imaginative guide. And the inspiration is endless! Get out your gear and your creativity, and let this paper gift wrapping book help you turn a little something into an exciting event.
Born in Tokyo, gift wrapping coordinator instructorHiroe Miyaoka drew on her experience designing advertising signage and creating displays for gift and small goods stores to open the wrapping classroom and supply store toi et moi + STYLE GIFT" (an incorporated company recognized by the Japan Gift Products Association). She enjoys teac...
Title:Perfect Gift Wrapping Ideas: 101 Ways To Personalize Your Gift Using Simple, Everyday MaterialsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:96 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.33 inShipping dimensions:10 × 8 × 0.33 inPublished:October 6, 2015Publisher:Tuttle PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:4805313579

ISBN - 13:9784805313572


Editorial Reviews

As a gift wrapping designer, I always think the presentation is part of the gift to the receiver. It is so true what Hiroe mentions in her book, 'a gift is the embodiment of feelings of gratitude or congratulations, and the wrapping around it is the spice that enhances those emotions. So when wrapping a gift, start by considering the recipient and the reason for giving.' Perfect Gift Wrapping Ideas by Hiroe Miyaoka can help make your gift giving even more enjoyable and memorable." - Shiho Style & Design blog"A wonderful resource for anyone who likes to present beautifully wrapped gifts using materials found around the home." - Handmade by Deb blog"Clearly illustrated instructions and a low price point make this book a perfect choice for anyone looking to improve their gift-wrap game." - Publishers Weekly "Ditch the overpriced gift-wrapping lines at the mall and add a personal touch this holiday season with DIY gift-wrapping! This book takes into consideration the type of gift, the giftee, and the feelings you want to convey in order to make gift-giving a special experience for both yourself and the recipient. Learn how to wrap odd-shaped items using everyday household materials and tons of different ways to tie a bow." - Craft Ideas Magazine " simple to understand for all ages and can be a great way to make any homemade, special or just unique gift even more spectacular with your own creative skills!" - Test Try Results blog"With just paper and double-sided tape, it's surprisingly easy to make a paper bag or packet." - Cut Out + Keep blog"This book has simple ideas to more complicated wrapping situations It is bringing the beauty back to gifts." - Crafty Moms Share blog"