Have you ever wrapped a large present and it ended up looking like a wrinkled,  patchy cut-and-paste job?
 
I have more times than I like to admit and feeling very frustrated because of the end result.
 
Like you, I take pride in presentation and want the wrapping as special as the gift it’s covering.
 
Here is a video from OWN (Oprah Winfrey’s Network) that gives easy step-by-step instructions on how to do just that.Take a look.
 

1. Unroll the wrapping paper onto a smooth surface and lower the top half of the box onto the paper.

OWN

2. Cut the paper to wrap around the top half of the box and secure with double-sided tape.

OWN

3. On the top part of the box with the open end, fold the flaps inward and crease; secure with double-sided tape.

OWN

 4. Repeat steps 1-3 for the other side of the box.

OWN

5. Use baker’s twine to measure the width of the box, then cut another sheet of wrapping paper that’s the length of that twine.

OWN

6. Wrap the extra sheet of paper around the middle of the box, folding the hard edges over and securing with double-sided tape.

OWN

7. Using your twine, cut a length of wide ribbon. Wrap it around the box to hide where the hard edge of the paper is visible.

OWN

8. Repeat step 7 on the other side of the box, using longer ribbon that you can then tie into a bow.

OWN

 Voilà. Nicely wrapped box with no visible lines or sloppy patches.

 
Happy wrapping this holiday season with much less stress! (watch the video here)
 
Until next time…
 
Blessings from my home to yours,
 
Nancy
Dedicated to helping you live your rooms—not the other way around

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