Category Archives: Gift Wrap + Packaging

Gift Wrap: Cascading Sequins

July 25, 2016

Filed Under : Gift Wrap + Packaging - Paper Projects

gift wrap: cascading sequins // ANASTASIA MARIE

Sequins can be really fun—especially when they dress up simple gift wrapping paper to make a gift stand out more. This wrapped gift for a friend of mine for her baby shower, and if you want to re-create this look, here’s the how-to and what you need:

Gift box
Gold kraft wrapping paper (found this one at Target a few years back)
White glitter string
Gold + iridescent white sequins

Tacky glue
Double-sided tape
Scissors

Wrap your gift box with the wrapping paper and secure with the double-sided tape. Next, apply dots of glue on top of the wrapped gift, starting from the top left corner and working your way down to the bottom right. Be as random as you’d like. Place one sequin on top of each glue dot, switching between gold and iridescent white as you go. If you feel like you need another round of glue dots and sequins, go ahead and fill in any gaps (I did that part an extra two times before I was satisfied!). Lastly, wrap the white glitter string around the box in the middle several times and secure on the backside with a small knot. And just like that, you’re done!

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Gift Wrap: Tissue Confetti

June 20, 2016

Filed Under : Gift Wrap + Packaging - Paper Projects

tissue confetti gift wrap // by anastasia marie

I currently have an obsession with confetti right now. So today’s gift wrap uses tissue confetti on top of confetti wrapping paper. Here’s what you need:

Gift box
Confetti wrapping paper (I found this gold one at Home Goods)
Confetti tissue paper
Metallic tissue paper
Iridescent white glitter string

1.5″ circle punch
1/8″ hole punch
Scissors
Double-sided tape

Once your gift box is wrapped in the confetti paper, carefully punch out confetti circles from your tissue paper using the circle punch. It works best when you fold the tissue paper over a few times and punch through the layers. Once those are punched out, use your small hole punch to punch one hole in each circle about 1/4″ in (yup, punching a stack of circles at once is easier than punching individually when it comes to tissue paper). Next, string the tissue circles onto the glitter string, randomly spacing them out. It’ll take a bit of work getting the string into the small holes, but it’ll look so much better without those gaping holes in the tissue. Once that’s done, simple wrap the glitter string around the wrapped box and tie into a knot on the bottom of the box. Make sure your confetti circles span from edge to edge. And done!

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Gift Wrap: Simple Sequins

June 13, 2016

Filed Under : Gift Wrap + Packaging - Paper Projects

gift wrap: simple sequins // by ANASTASIA MARIE

Every now and then, I like to share super simple gift wrap ideas that don’t involve much creative brain power. Today’s gift wrap idea is using gorgeous wrapping paper with sequins. Here’s what you need:

Kraft box
Blend of gold + iridescent white sequins
Cotton string
Floral wrapping paper (Paper Source is a great place to find this)

Scissors
Double-sided tape

Start by wrapping your boxed gift with the wrapping paper of your choice. The trick is to always use double-sided tape for a neat streamlined look. Set the wrapped box aside and string some sequins onto your cotton string. Mix them around a bit to create variance. Once you’re got the desired amount of sequins on, simply tie the string around the box (sequins on top, of course) and secure with a knot on the bottom of the box. If you want, you can even slip a mini card + envelope under the sequins.

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Gift Wrap: Desert Cactus

May 5, 2016

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fabric gift wrap // desert cactus // via Anastasia Marie

Fabric can be a fun way to gift wrap. When I came across this tribal print one, I was instantly in love. Here’s what you need to recreate this look:

Square kraft box
Geometric/tribal patterned fabric (I picked up mine from Mood Fabrics)
Gold glitter string
Green paper in a shade matching your chosen fabric

Scissors
1/16″ hole punch

Cut out a square piece of fabric. The piece should be big enough so that the edge flaps overlap each other generously. Pull each of the four corners together, pull it tight, and secure with a piece of the glitter string. Next, find a shape of a cactus that you like and cut out that shape out from your green paper. Punch a hole and loop some more glitter string through it. Secure to your wrapped gift. I thought about adding some glittery touches to the cactus cutout, but opted to keep it simple since the fabric already had enough pop. If your chosen fabric is simpler, decorating the cactus would definitely be a fun touch!

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Gift Wrap: Simple Valentine

February 4, 2016

Filed Under : Gift Wrap + Packaging - Paper Projects

simple valentine gift wrap // ANASTASIA MARIE

Not all gift wrapping should be complicated. Many times, it’s just easier to buy something readymade than make it all yourself. Today’s gift wrap is Valentine related and super duper simple. Here’s what you need:

Kraft box
White wrapping paper
Gold dot white velvet ribbon
Glittered wood tag
Gold string

Tape
Scissors

After your box is wrapped in the wrapped paper, tie the ribbon around the box and secure the gift tag with the gold string. What can be more easy than that? I just added these glittered tags into the shop. You can choose from four patterns and two glitter sizes. Hooray!

simple valentine gift wrap // ANASTASIA MARIE