Work on small spaces at a time. Cover a
paper or wooden box with craft glue and
simply add the buttons. When the whole
top is covered, hot glue more buttons on
top so that there are no large gaps.
Make your own gift wrap using your child’s
drawings, old books, artwork or tear
sheets from your favorite magazine. Copy
it on a home copier or take it to a copy
center for a color image. Make the tags
using the same paper.
Wrap your gift in white household paper
and make a wide band with plastic shelf
liner that you hot glue on the back. Use
regular white cotton kitchen string to
fasten a wooden or plastic spoon and a
Wrap your gift in craft paper; then cut a
piece of lace to fit all the way around.
Fasten it on the back with a hot glue gun.
(The lace I used was from an
old table runner.)
Use Japanese tape to cover a simple
wooden box. Choose 4 to 5 different
colored tapes and tape them to the box.
The label is made of craft paper that’s
been taped and then cut.
Start with making a large wool pontoon.
Use a pom-pom maker; available in any
knitting store or online ( www.clover-usa.
com). Wrap your gift in white paper and
create a wide band using wool yarn. Hot
glue the pom-pom on top.