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Christmas Wrapping Paper

THE ART OF
Gift Wrapping

by Jane Means

Author- Jane Means

This month Jane Means, author of the Christmas must have book ‘Giftwrapped’ joins us to talk presents. Give your Christmas gifts that extra something with these gorgeous tips:

GIFT WRAPPING A JAR

YOU WILL NEED:
One sheet of tissue
Scissors
Two pieces of ribbon, one long and one short
Jar of relish (by Truckle Cheese)

INSTRUCTIONS:

Cut the tissue in half

Place the jar into the centre

Start gathering the tissue around the top of the jar. Swap hands at halfway

Continue until the tissue has completely covered the jar

Tie the long length of ribbon above the lid

Gift Wrapping a Jar
Wrapping a Jar

With the small length of ribbon, form a circle

Squeeze the circle so it looks like a figure of eight

Tie this in with the longer piece of ribbon

Tie a bow using the long ends

Tease the ribbon and roll under any ends

GIFT WRAPPING A HAMPER

YOU WILL NEED:

Small wicker hamper
3 X sheets of tissue (1 x gold, 2 x patterned)
Scissors
Double sided tape
Pinwheel decoration
Ribbon

INSTRUCTIONS:

Take a piece of pattern tissue and pull it tight with one hand at each end

Concertina the whole sheet of tissue in your hands

Open the hamper lid and spread the tissue out

Fold the two sides under so it fits snug in the base

Wrapping a Hamper
Wrapping a Hamper

Add your products… We have used two jars of truckle relish. Close the hamper lid

Place the sheet of gold tissue on top of the other sheet of pattern tissue and cut it down to size so there is a small overlap and not too much excess at the sides

Fold the edge under and a double sided tape
Then stick the paper around the hamper

Fold in the sides neatly and stick using double sided tape

Tie your ribbon around the hamper

Add a decorative paper pinwheel by tying it on the ribbon

Finish off with a simple bow and ensure that you cut the ends

For more ideas visit: www.janemeans.com
Giftwrapped by Jane Means is published by Jacqui Small (£20).

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