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We all appreciate the of joy giving or receiving a gift. To enhance the wrapping of a present there are many origami models that can be used as handmade gift decorations.

The gift wrapping ideas presented in this post are a departure from “purist” origami but they are a lovely way to add a finished touch to the presentation of a gift.

For example, I can imagine using these ideas for a special Valentine’s present, or maybe on a birthday occasion. Using translucent white and silvery papers are perfectly suited to wrapping a wedding gift.

Here is the video on how to make it.

Materials needed

• Scissors
• Transparent adhesive tape
• Small stickers (hearts or stars)
• A gift in a box
• Two pieces of contrasting color papers:
– One piece of paper should be big enough to wrap the gift box you have.
– Another piece of paper will be used to make the decoration. The width of this paper should be twice the length of the box. The length of the paper should be enough to wrap around the box with an overlap of about 1 to 2 inches (See video)

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  • Eliana Taira February 25, 2014, 11:47 am

    Hello Leila!! I am from Brazil and I became a big fun off your blog!!! Thank you so much for the amazing videos!!! I will send you the pictures off my origamis!! I wish you all the best!!

    • Leyla Torres February 25, 2014, 3:01 pm

      Thank you Eliana. I’m very happy you enjoy OrigamiSpirit. You are always welcome to visit and share what you fold.

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