As we prepare to celebrate the season of giving, let’s make this a great year for everyone we know. How would you love to wrap a perfect gift for someone special?
If you’ve got a basket full of gifts ready to be wrapped, but don’t have a clue how to get started, we have some tips to guide you. A gift basket is a wonderful way to show someone that you care about them. But there is no need to struggle when wrapping it up. If you want to make it easy, you can read our article to wrap your gift.
Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. In this blog post, we’ll show you some creative and easy ways to wrap those weirdly-shaped gifts and make them look just as beautiful as the more traditional ones. So, get ready to impress your friends and family with your wrapping skills and let’s get started.
Part 1. Getting Set Up
Grab everything you need:
Step one is to grab everything you need. For example, you need to arranged basket Printed cellophane, shrink wrap, Clear tape, Scissors. Also, you need to find an appropriate wrapping paper (triple the amount of the size of the basket). You should get Twist tie, pipe cleaner, anything to cinch wrap together. You also need Bow and Packing tape (optional), then you should write a card that tells the receiver of the gift what it is for. Once you have everything ready, it’s time to wrap it. You can just read this post and be done with it.
Roll the cellophane onto the table and place the basket in the middle:
The next step is to roll the cellophane on the table. Now, you can put the gift basket inside the wrapping. You’ll find that the cellophane is easier to roll when you have a clean, smooth table. Before you begin rolling the cellophane, make sure that you’ve picked a good place to put your gift basket. You don’t want it to fall on your floor or on the floor of the person who is receiving the gift.
Center the basket so there’s about one foot (30 cm) of cellophane in the front and back of the basket:
Wrap a gift basket, it’s important to center the basket on your sheet of cellophane wrap so that there is enough material to completely enclose the front and back of the basket. Your aim should be a minimum of one foot (30 cm) of cellophane in the front and back of the basket.
But no worries, if you only have a few inches on the sides, that’s okay. The key is to make sure that the front and back of the basket are fully covered. This will provide the most secure and attractive wrap. Once you have centered the basket, the 10 to 12 inches (30 to 35 cm) of cellophane on either side of the basket will allow you to add some decorative frills or bows at the top.
Part 2. Wrapping Beautifully
Lift up the long sides of the cellophane and fold in the short sides:
This step involves taking the long sides of the cellophane wrap that are lying on either side of the basket and bringing them up and over the top of the basket. As you do this, make sure to fold in the short sides of the cellophane wrap so that they are not hanging off the sides of the basket. This will create a neat and tidy wrap that covers the entire basket.
Fold the front edges toward the back and the back edges toward the front:
Once you have brought the long sides of the cellophane wrap over the top of the basket and folded in the short sides. The next step is to fold the front edges of the cellophane wrap toward the back of the basket. Do its back edges toward the front. Hopeful you will create a smooth and seamless wrap that covers the entire basket.
Hold the cellophane at the top of the basket in your hand, and pull tautly:
Now it’s time to secure the wrap in place. To do this, hold the cellophane at the top of the basket in your hand and pull it tautly. This will ensure that the wrap is comfy and secure. It will help to keep the items in the basket from shifting around.
Part 3. Adding the Bow and Final Touches
Twist your twist tie around the neck of the basket:
A twist tie is a small wire or plastic tie that is used to secure the cellophane wrap around the neck of the basket. To use a twist tie, simply hold the two ends of the tie in one hand and twist it around the neck of the basket until it is snug and secure. This will help to keep the cellophane wrap in place and prevent it from coming undone.
Tape down any awkward corners:
If you have any awkward corners or folds in the cellophane wrap that are not lying flat, you can use a piece of tape to secure them in place. Just place a piece of tape over the corner or fold and press it down firmly to hold it in place. This will help to create a smooth and professional-looking wrap.
Tie the bow around the neck of the basket:
Once you have secured the cellophane wrap with a twist tie, the next step is to add a decorative bow. To do this, simply tie a bow around the neck of the basket using ribbon or decorative string. This will add a finishing touch to the wrapped basket and make it look more attractive.
How gifts make people feel?
Gifts can make people feel a variety of emotions, depending on the context of the gift and the relationship between the giver and the recipient. Some common emotions that gifts can elicit include:
- Appreciation: Gifts can make people feel appreciated and valued. Especially when they are given as a way to show appreciation for someone or something.
- Happiness: Both giving and receiving gifts can bring joy and happiness to people. The act of giving a gift can bring feelings of satisfaction and fulfillment. While receiving a gift can bring feelings of surprise, excitement, and joy to the receiver.
- Loved: Gifts can be a way to show love and affection to others. This can make people feel loved and appreciated.
- Thoughtful: When someone takes the time and effort to select and give a gift, it can be a thoughtful and considerate gesture that makes the receiver feel special and valued.
- Gratitude: Receiving a gift can also elicit feelings of gratitude and appreciation towards the giver.
What type of wrap is used for gift baskets?
Cellophane wrap is the most common type of wrap used for gift baskets. Cellophane is a thin, transparent film made from cellulose; a natural polymer derived from plant fibers. It is lightweight, flexible, and easy to work with, making it an ideal material for wrapping gift baskets. Cellophane wrap is available in a variety of colors, including clear, transparent, and various shades of opaque, so you can choose the one that best suits your needs and preferences. Other types of wraps that can be used for gift baskets include tissue paper, gift bags, and decorative boxes.
How do you fill the bottom of a gift basket?
The goal is to create a stable and attractive base for the items in the basket. I will suggest you several ways to fill the bottom of a gift basket:
- Use shredded paper or tissue paper to create a base for the items in the basket. This helps to keep the items in place and adds a decorative touch.
- Use foam blocks or sheets to create a stable base for the items in the basket. These can be cut to fit the shape and size of the basket.
- Use crumpled newspaper or cardboard to fill in the empty space at the bottom of the basket. This can help to hold the items in place and prevent them from shifting around.
- Use small items such as candies, chocolates, or other small treats to fill in the empty space at the bottom of the basket. This can add an extra touch of whimsy to the gift basket.
Can I wrap a gift basket in plastic wrap?
Yes, you can wrap a gift basket in plastic wrap. This can help to keep the items in the basket secure and prevent them from falling out or shifting around. Keep in mind that plastic wrap can be difficult to work with. It may not always provide a neat and tidy finish. You may want to consider using cellophane (as I used cellophane wrap in above methods) wrap or a gift bag instead of plastic wrap. As these options can be easier to use and provide a more polished look.
As you know, gifts can make people feel happy. Wrapping a gift basket is a simple and straightforward process. That requires just a few basic materials and a little bit of time and patience. By following the steps outlined above, you can create a beautifully wrapped gift basket that is sure to impress and delight the receiver. Share your experiences with us. You can also give us suggestion about wrapping any gift basket in comment section. Thank you!