The Gift Wrapping Blog

New Creations From Eclipse

Posted by on Jul 14, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Introducing our newest team member, Sam Lawson Howells, who is full of new creations and ideas for Eclipse.

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Ribbon Flowers

Posted by on Aug 10, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Ribbon Flowers

I am basically a craft addict. It can’t be explained any other way. As soon as I see something hand-made that appeals to me, I have to have a go at it myself. One of my ultimate fascinations is ribbon flowers.

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Ideal Home Gift Wrapping

Posted by on Jan 31, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Ideal Home Gift Wrapping

When I was asked to demonstrate gift wrapping skills at the Ideal Home Christmas in Earl’s Court last November, it took just an instant to decide to say ‘yes.’ I did wonder though whether Ideal Home Gift Wrapping would be very popular. However, it was a thoroughly enjoyable experience and the audiences were fantastic, all crowding round to ask questions at the end of the demonstrations.

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Precision Gift Wrapping

Posted by on Aug 16, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Precision Gift Wrapping

When I started out as a gift wrapper, I spent a bit of time on ‘You Tube,’ as one does, assessing the competition and looking for innovative ideas. I didn’t find much that qualified as ‘innovative’ and came across a great deal that was, frankly, depressing and low quality. However, some of the oriental gift wrappers did catch my eye and over time, I began to find some ingenious gift wrapping to admire and aspire to – precision gift wrapping AKA origami and furoshiki.

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Gift Wrapping Courses

Posted by on May 28, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Gift Wrapping Courses

One comment that has been made to me is, ‘why would anyone want to do a gift wrapping training course?’ In fact, there are a number of reasons why. Some people just want to wrap gifts well. Like me, they are often perfectionists to whom a crinkly, dog-eared muddle of a present, with copious sellotape holding it all together, simply is not acceptable.

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Sustainable Gift Wrapping

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Sustainable Gift Wrapping

It is possible to use just about anything to gift wrap from newspaper to greaseproof paper. However, sustainable, fairly traded Lokta paper comes in a vibrant range of colours and designs and is a gift wrapper’s dream!

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Gift Wrapping Taster Sessions

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Gift Wrapping Taster Sessions

Have you ever thought you might like to be able to wrap presents a bit more professionally?
Would you like to be able to wrap a bottle or teddy bear to look wonderful, rather than resembling a deformed Dalek or an alien from ‘Independence Day’? How DO you wrap a lipstick to perfection? Look no further!

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Mother’s Day Wrapped Up!

Posted by on Mar 3, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Mother’s Day Wrapped Up!

Mother’s Day is one of those days you can’t ignore, because that just gets you the cold shoulder and a big fat zero in the ‘Brownie Points League,’ but knowing what to give and how to give it can be challenging.

Let’s face it – a bunch of flowers is not exactly original!

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