Category Archives: Gift Wrapping Basics

[Video] How to Wrap: Rectangles, Squares, Cylinders + Awkward Shapes

Here’s a look at my most recent project: a holiday gift wrapping video that I did for GEICO. While the tips aren’t entirely mine, the video offers a good basic guide to any shaped gift you might come across. I

[Video] How to Wrap: Rectangles, Squares, Cylinders + Awkward Shapes

Here’s a look at my most recent project: a holiday gift wrapping video that I did for GEICO. While the tips aren’t entirely mine, the video offers a good basic guide to any shaped gift you might come across. I

Run out of wrapping paper

What to Do When You Run Out of Wrapping Paper

I’m going to start by saying that first of all, this shouldn’t happen. Measure your paper properly to begin with and you won’t find your box peeking from beneath the gift wrap at the sides. However, sometimes even the best

Run out of wrapping paper

What to Do When You Run Out of Wrapping Paper

I’m going to start by saying that first of all, this shouldn’t happen. Measure your paper properly to begin with and you won’t find your box peeking from beneath the gift wrap at the sides. However, sometimes even the best

Blog Anniversary! Top 5 Posts of All Time

Well, waddaya know? Another year of writing the Corinna Wraps blog has gone by. Today the blog turns three! To celebrate, here are the five most popular posts of all time: 5. The Art of Choosing Gift Wrap: A 4-Step

Blog Anniversary! Top 5 Posts of All Time

Well, waddaya know? Another year of writing the Corinna Wraps blog has gone by. Today the blog turns three! To celebrate, here are the five most popular posts of all time: 5. The Art of Choosing Gift Wrap: A 4-Step

How to Choose Wrapping Materials

The Art of Choosing Gift Wrap: A 4-Step Guide to Picking Materials

This post was first published in Corinna’s monthly Gift Wrapping Newsletter. Sign up here!  You know what a lot of people have trouble with when it comes to wrapping presents? Choosing materials. It’s not that they can’t find a pretty paper

How to Choose Wrapping Materials

The Art of Choosing Gift Wrap: A 4-Step Guide to Picking Materials

This post was first published in Corinna’s monthly Gift Wrapping Newsletter. Sign up here!  You know what a lot of people have trouble with when it comes to wrapping presents? Choosing materials. It’s not that they can’t find a pretty paper

How to Properly Measure Paper for Wrapping

How To Properly Measure Paper for Wrapping

This post was first published in Corinna’s monthly Gift Wrapping Newsletter. Sign up here!  The most common mistake people make when wrapping is measuring their paper wrong. Have too little and, well, you’ll have a hard time covering your box.

How to Properly Measure Paper for Wrapping

How To Properly Measure Paper for Wrapping

This post was first published in Corinna’s monthly Gift Wrapping Newsletter. Sign up here!  The most common mistake people make when wrapping is measuring their paper wrong. Have too little and, well, you’ll have a hard time covering your box.

Gift Wrapping Trick: fold over exposed paper edges for a cleaner finish | CorinnaWraps.wordpress.com

Make Your Packages Look More Professional with this Simple Folding Trick

It’s tough to cut a straight line with scissors. Even with all my years of practice, when I cut wrapping paper to size, my line wavers or slopes off to one side. And sometimes the scissors catch and you get

Gift Wrapping Trick: fold over exposed paper edges for a cleaner finish | CorinnaWraps.wordpress.com

Make Your Packages Look More Professional with this Simple Folding Trick

It’s tough to cut a straight line with scissors. Even with all my years of practice, when I cut wrapping paper to size, my line wavers or slopes off to one side. And sometimes the scissors catch and you get

The wrong way and two right ways to cut ribbon ends

The Right Way to Cut Ribbon Ends

This post was originally published in Corinna’s monthly Gift Wrapping Newsletter. Sign up here! Nothing pulls down the look of a beautiful present faster than frayed ribbon ends. To get crisp cuts so your gifts look their best, here’s what

The wrong way and two right ways to cut ribbon ends

The Right Way to Cut Ribbon Ends

This post was originally published in Corinna’s monthly Gift Wrapping Newsletter. Sign up here! Nothing pulls down the look of a beautiful present faster than frayed ribbon ends. To get crisp cuts so your gifts look their best, here’s what