Don't you think that a beautifully wrapped package adds to the thoughtfulness of a gift?
I sure feel that way & love when people put in a bit of extra effort to add some beauty to a gift's packaging.
This is such a cute little gift embellishment that easy to make yourself. I just learned how to make the tissue paper flowers from Michael Ann Made & simply took them a couple of steps further.
- Wrapped gift
- Wide ribbon or strip of paper
- 3 Sheets of tissue paper
- Hot Glue Gun
Starting with your wrapped gift (I just recycled some brown paper), lay a length of wide ribbon across the gift.
You'll need enough to wrap around the gift & glue to the ends together.
For the tissue paper flowers, you start with a sheet of tissue paper. Obvious much? ;)
Fold it into a square to whatever size flower you want.
This is where I differed slightly from the original tutorial. I used a full sheet folded up with makes quite a full flower - it looks much like a peony, in fact.
Cut out flower.
Once your flowers are cut out (I did 3 - one pink & 2 yellow), place them on the ribbon.
One you have them placed the way you want, staple them to the ribbon.
Starting with the top layer or two of tissue, bring it up & gently pinch it together.
Working by layer (or two), pinch all the layers.
There you have it! Your flower is finished!
Now hot glue the ribbon together at the bottom of the gift.
Done! Give your super cute gift with pride in a job well done.
Have a wonderful weekend!
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