Creative Giftwraps: Ideas and Inspirations, Tips and Techniques

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Lark Books, 2000 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Here are 50 ways to make any gift look great—even hard-to-cover, odd-shaped gifts. Materials range from purchased papers and road maps to Japanese-motif fabric to fresh leaves. The beautiful color photos are truly eye-catching. “Learn the secrets to gift wrapping success in this book with a variety of ideas to fit any occasion. With so many creative ideas, your next gift is sure to leave a lasting impression.”—Quilt World.

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Contents

Introduction
8
The Basics 42 Paper Pockets 44 Wine and Roses
11
How To Wrap a Box Perfectly
22
How to Make Great Bows Fresh Leaf Wraps
23
GIFTWRAPPING PROJECTS 50 Prosperity Wrapping 30 Organza and Beads 52 Folded Boxes 32 Natural Grass and Pod Wrap 54 Diaphanous Bottl...
61
AccordionFold Tissue Wrap
62
Postal Wraps
65
Natural Book Cover
66
DualColor Round Wrap
70
Asian Dual Bottle Wrap
72
Gardening Catalog Giftwrap
73
Fish and Salamander Picture Boxes
74
Spray Painted Ferns
77
TwistedKnot Fabric Wrap
79
Party Popper Tube Wrap
80
Copyright

Rosette Pin and Wallpaper
68

About the author (2000)

Constance E. Richards is a freelance writer, journalist, and interpreter based in Asheville, North Carolina. She has written for "Time," the "London Daily Telegraph, Sports Illustrated, Fortune," "Conde Nast Traveler," and many other national and international newspapers and magazines.
Kenneth L. Richards is an editor, feature columnist, poet, winemaster, educator, and tour guide. He has been an Asheville, North Carolina resident since 1979.

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