How to Wrap a Gift with Newspaper
You'll have tons of gift wrapping ideas when you get started with this gift wrapping tutorial.
Make this holiday season a year to remember with this handy How to Wrap a Gift with Newspaper tutorial. You won't have to break the budget when you save with this cheap Christmas idea. Learning how to wrap a gift has never been more fun. You'll be surprised how much you'll enjoy newspaper gift wrapping. Whether you're a master at wrapping presents or a first-timer, this recycled craft idea will save you money on expensive wrapping paper while helping you create a memorable DIY Christmas gift presentation. Don't be afraid to use these techniques for any occasion like birthdays as well.
By the time you're done with this Christmas craft, you'll have tons of gift wrapping ideas up your sleeve. Check out additional ideas below to find even more Christmas gift wrapping ideas. Before you know it, you'll be an expert on gift wrapping.
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- Newspaper (the full-color comics section or the black and white comics section work great)
- A bow or ribbon
- A gift
Gift Wrapping Instructions
For a cheap Christmas idea that still looks festive and cheery, use newspapers to wrap your presents. The black and white or full color comic section is a great option to create an exciting or even vintage Christmas look. This tutorial will show you how to wrap a gift and will work with any other type of paper used for wrapping.
Gather your materials.
All you'll need are scissors, tape, your paper of choice, and a present. It's easier to wrap a box than an oddly-shaped present, so if you can place your present in a box it makes the task easier.
Estimate the amount of paper you need.
Place your gift upside down on the sheet of paper. Fold two opposite edges of the paper towards the middle. You want the paper to overlap, but not too much. Cut away excess paper. Repeat this for the other two opposite edges.
Fold the edges to the middle.
Tape them down. Do this once you have the size you need. Make sure it's tight enough across the box to not slide around.
Fold in the smaller edges.
They should create a triangle on the top.
Fold the triangle.
Fold it up and towards the middle and tape it down. After this you can flip over your wrapped present.
Choose a fun bow.
You can also use a ribbon as a topper. Congratulations, you've just successfully wrapped your present.
Gift Wrapping Alternatives
Now that you're an expert in how to wrap a gift, check out more fun Christmas gift ideas below.