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How To Wrap Her Gifts Like A Professional

How To Gift Wrap Her Present Like A Pro!

Through our gift wrapping service we wrap thousands of presents a month. We thought it would be useful to pass that experience on through these free pictorial guides and (soon) instructional videos. This wrapping guide covers the basics: How to wrap a simple shape in the traditional ribbon-tied fashion, using the minimum amount of sellotape! Click on any of the images for an bigger version.

1. The box to be gift wrapped.

The box to gift wrap - click to view larger

2. Place the item face down on the wrapping paper. The paper should be also be face down.

Place item on wrapping paper - click to view larger

3. Pull the gift wrap over to loosely cover the top surface.

Pull the gift wrap over - click to view larger

4. Roll the item on to its side. It is now covered loosely by gift wrap.

Roll the item on to its side - click to view larger

5. Release the wrap. Cut the paper off 2cm beyond your item.

Release the wrap and cut 2cm oversize - click to view larger

6. Reposition item to the middle and rotate the paper.

Reposition item and rotate the paper - click to view larger

7. Fold over 1cm along the long edge.

Fold over 1cm along the long edge - click to view larger

8. Be sure to fold it straight. This will be your finished edge.

Be sure to fold it straight - click to view larger

9. Stand your item on end at the edge. Then gently lay flat. Now carefully raise to stand on other end. Trim your paper flush with the item.

Calculating your paper width requirement - click to view larger

10. Your wrapping paper is now the right size and you're ready to start wrapping.

Wrapping paper sized ready to wrap - click to view larger

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