DIY

DIY: How to wrap a gift with Toodles Noodles

If you are like me, my gift wrapping skills are not that great, I usually settle for a nice bag to put my presents in. Lucky for us the talented Liora, who designs and makes her own gift wrap, shares her amazing gift wrapping skills with us. Just follow along step by step below.

a sampling of gift wrap designed by Liora for her shop Toodles Noodles. confetti, follow the arrow, new zealand flora

a sampling of gift wrap designed by Liora for her shop Toodles Noodles.

confetti, follow the arrow, new zealand flora

Gift Wrapping 101:

1. Pick out your paper. Liora used her confetti, follow the arrow and New Zealand floral paper for this DIY.

2. A pair of scissors

3. Gift tags

4. tape

5. ribbon or twine

6. imagination and patience and maybe some music for inspiration

confetti paper tutorial

confetti paper tutorial

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To make this package stand out Liora created an extra fold on top. A perfect place to put your gift tag.

To make this package stand out Liora created an extra fold on top. A perfect place to put your gift tag.

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The finished product. Add your ribbon and a gift tag and you have a package almost too pretty to open!

The finished product. Add your ribbon and a gift tag and you have a package almost too pretty to open!

With her New Zealand flora paper tutorial, Liora added a pop of color, by adding a red piece of fabric on top of the paper.

new zealand flora tutorial: see the steps below on how to make your gift stand out

new zealand flora tutorial: see the steps below on how to make your gift stand out

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just add a fun gift tag with some ribbon or twine and show off your gift wrapping skills

just add a fun gift tag with some ribbon or twine and show off your gift wrapping skills

Follow the Arrow:

This tutorial is my favorite. I am a big fan of this playful pattern and check out the whole gift wrap kit here. Those fun arrows on top are cupcake toppers.

Follow the Arrow tutorial
use an extra strip of paper to create a place holder for your gift tags and adornments

use an extra strip of paper to create a place holder for your gift tags and adornments

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add your cupcake toppers by creating a notch in the paper for showing them off

add your cupcake toppers by creating a notch in the paper for showing them off

You may not want to open up these packages. They just look too good!

You may not want to open up these packages. They just look too good!

Now you should be a gift wrapping expert. With some fun paper, some cool accessories and a bit of imagination you can create packages that really stand out.  

A big thanks to Liora for sharing her wrapping skills. If you love her paper she also has lots of other goodies in her shop: tote bags, tea towels, note cards and more. She also has a fun blog.

Your finished product. Now you are an official expert gift wrapper. Show them off!

Your finished product. Now you are an official expert gift wrapper. Show them off!

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