Gift Wrap Green
Tips and techniques for spectacular and sustainable gift wrapping.
From simple bows and neat corners to Japanese fabric wrapping, this book shows you how to wow friends and family with beautifully wrapped gifts while minimizing waste. You will learn how to master the art of wrapping through easy step-by-step instructions of key techniques. There are ideas for creating both simple and intricate designs, all made using materials that are recyclable, reusable and sustainable. Techniques include wrapping with pleats and pockets, using paper bags and how to wrap unusually shaped gifts, such as bottles. A section on Furoshiki fabric wrapping, shows how to create gift wraps from tea towels and beautiful pieces of fabric. There’s also guidance on ribbons, bows, string, wool, and using plants and flowers to create the perfect gift.
Bursting with ideas, this innovative book offers a mindful creative outlet that will both delight friends and family and help save the planet by reducing waste.
About the Author
A lifelong crafter, Camille Wilkinson has been wowing friends and family with her extravagant gift-wrapping for decades. Concern over the environment has prompted her to redirect her creativity into finding new, stunning ways to craft in a sustainable way. It’s become Camille's mission to show the amazing potential of gift-wrapping green. Camille lives in Yorkshire, UK with a husband and a cluttered crafting table.