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After spending time searching for the perfect present, it would be a shame to simply put it into a gift bag and leave it that way. Putting in that extra effort to wrap it can really emphasise a present, plus the receiver will notice and appreciate it. However, if you’ve not mastered the art of gift wrapping, it can be easier said than done. To ensure every present you’ve purchased looks stylish, we’ve put together a guide on how to wrap presents with ease.
Have you got a strangely-shaped present to wrap? Find an empty box which it fits in and place it into that first. This way you can wrap the box with ease and not have to struggle with tricky corners and shapes.
If you have a gift that can’t be put into a box and is difficult to wrap, try the Japanese fabric wrapping method. Simply place the present in the middle of some fabric and tie opposite corners in the middle. Bring the other corners into the middle, tie those too and it’s ready to give.
For an extra neat finish, use double-sided tape rather than standard cello tape. You can place it underneath the paper you’re going to stick down and when the present is completely wrapped, there will be no visible adhesive.
What are your top tips for wrapping presents? Let us know on Twitter.
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