In this tutorial, we learn how to make a fabric gift bag for any occasion. First, you will need to grab any type of fabric with any design that you want the bag to be in. Next, you will fold in the edges of the fabric so it has a hemmed look, then sew them down. After you do this, sew the two sides of the bag together, then sew the bottom. Next, grab a piece of ribbon that you don't want and wrap it around the bag. Top it off with a felt flower and sew a button into the middle of it. Glue thi...
The arrival of a baby is always a joyous occasion to celebrate. But rather than purchasing a cheesy mass-produced card and wilting flowers at the hospital gift store, why not make the mommy a card yourself?
We know that Father's Day seems ions away, but spring is approaching swiftly (we see the snow melting outside already) and the occasion will be here sooner than you think! Get ready for Father's Day by folding this simple origami shirt complete with a tie.
In this tutorial, learn how to make cute little paper boxes for candy or other small gifts. These boxes make great holders for holiday gifts or little lunchbox surprises. In this video, learn how to design and fold origami candy boxes with your kids that can be used for almost any occasion.
This video shows you how to make coasters out of old dominoes. If you are wondering how to make Christmas gifts, or gifts for any occasion, this video will show you how. It’s eco-friendly to boot.
We adore all the cute little valentines, heart-shaped candies, and heart-embellished gift boxes and gift bags that pop up on shelves around Valentine's Day, but (ironically enough) they lack the heart that makes Valentine's Day presents truly special.
This Hosting & Entertaining video tutorial will show you how to make a bow for any occasion. LeAnn Dolan, owner of Ecru Modern Stationer, shares her secret of creating a wonderful gift pack topper. For this you will need two pieces of ribbon of same color and of course the gift box. First wrap the gift box with one piece of ribbon around all four sides, tie a knot at the center of the box. Then with the other piece of ribbon, make plenty of loops wrapping them at the center till the whole len...
Sure, you've probably seen a million YouTube videos that feature the impressive schemes of 2,000-sided modular origami balls that seem to defy gravity as well as patience. But sometimes the simplist origami craft is the most striking.
Candles make a lovely addition to any home decor, and they are also fabulous gifts. In this video learn how to make your very own decorative candles for cheap. All you will need to create this funky gift if a plain white candle from any grocery store, tissue paper and some wax paper.
See how to make some cool gift / party favor bags for any occasion. They are made with envelopes. You can make them from nearly any size and type. The ones in the video are made with some surplus greeting card envelopes. Sometimes you can purchase "leftovers" from an office supply or drug store (any store that sells greeting cards). "Left-overs" mean that the cards get damaged or lost but the envelope is left. Just ask the manager if you can purchase them.
In Korea and Japan a special holiday called Children's Day is celebrated. Like Mother's Day or Father's Day in the United States, the occasion honors one particular family member, or members, with gifts and special parades or events.
This video tutorial will show you how to create a very cute envelope holder. This envelope is great for holding cards and candy on special occasions. Your family and friends will surely enjoy this cute and manipulated piece of paper.
This video demonstrates how to make gorgeous paper flower ornaments for home decoration, special occasions, or gifts. These are made using Japanese papers, and f you hang them in the window, the light reflects through the translucent paper. You can even use them to hold photos!
The gift of flowers makes any occasion special. OodelboxTV purveyor of petals Jill Slater demonstrates how to put together a quick and easy arrangement that’s wrapped and ready to go when you are.
Fold your own gift boxes with this tutorial on how to origami a collapsible box. Traditionally known as a water dish or orisue, this box is a cute way to box up small presents like earrings and necklaces.
Most people have scrap wood hanging around in their garage collecting dust - so why not make a cool gift out of it? This picture frame box can be made in a couple of days and with a little elbow grease. It is a lovely gift for any occasion, and basically free to make.
Gift baskets are a great way to celebrate the holidays and special occasions. They also are a great way for you to cheer a friend up and cure their blues. In this quick guide you will learn how to put together a kind and caring gift basket for someone recovering from illness.
Honestly, we're getting a little tired of purchasing mass-produced cards. Not that we don't adore Papyrus, with its often handmade-like cards and pretty details, but more and more we're finding we enjoy gifting our friends and family something authentic for special occasions.
Dawn is all ready to show you how to make an adorable lollipop candle using just a few basic craft supplies and some handy items from Stampin' Up. With a tea-light candle, lollipop stick and cellophane bag you can turn an ordinary candle into the perfect gift. Learn how to use the Stampin' Up stamps and accessories to customize your lollipop candle to fit any occasion. Dawn's video will even cover tips on how to match your ribbon to the color of your stamp ink. These lollipop candles are the ...
If you enjoy arts and crafts, pop-up, scrapbooking and origami, you will enjoy these craft projects too. Like origami, kirigami is the craft of paper, with the added technique of paper cutting. Kirigami will enhance any origami, pop-up and scrapbook projects and scrapbook and origami techniques will enhance kirigami. Kirigami pop-up blossoms, butterflies and puppets make unique gifts or cards for any occasion and the recipient will enjoy seeing their gift, card or pop-up take form before thei...
Whether it's everyday dining, or a wine tasting for 20, matching embroidered coasters add a festive flair to any occasion. Watch this instructional embroidery video to learn how to make your own custom coasters. Wonderful gift or party decoration, so embroider away!
This video tutorial give instructions for how to make a quick and simple card creating a water color effect. Learn how to craft this card to send out for a gift, greeting, holiday, or any occasion.
A hand-decorated cake makes any occasion more special. This series has expert Karen Weismen showing you how to decorate a cake like a "gift box".
Choosing the right gift for your friend or girlfriend is obviously the most important part of gifting, but you can make your gift extra special by wrapping it in a lovely package.
Whatever happened to the mix tape? A few years back, there wasn't a better and more meaningful gift to give someone than a mix tape full of jams specially tailored to his/her tastes. But with MP3s and internet streaming being the most popular forms of music listening these days, we suppose it's no surprise the mix tape has died out like the dinosaurs.
So many gift givers are mislead into believing that it's only the gift that matters, so the gift bag or wrap can be cheaply purchased at the gas station an hour beforehand and then thrown together in a slapdash manner.
Are you looking for a unique type of flower that will never wilt or die? Check out this tutorial for a cool, homemade alternative to the silk variety. All you need to make these flowers is some funky colored paper.
Candles are classic. They add atmosphere and style to any space. In this tutorial, learn how to make a healthy, earth friendly candle at home.
Everyone loves the personal touch of a homemade greeting card, so why send such a beautiful gift in a plain white envelope? To maintain the crafty beauty of your card, why not make a custom envelope to go with it?
Looking for something unique and beautiful to wear tonight? Check out this video on how to make a chunky crystal drop necklace that works for any occasion.
Looking for a beautiful accessory to wear this evening? Do you prefer to wear something so unique that no one else has the same thing? Well, you're in luck. In this tutorial, Missy from "The Bead Lounge" demonstrates how to make a gold chained crystal teardrop necklace. This necklace is beautiful and classy and can be worn to almost any occasion. So, whether you are looking for a piece of jewelery for everyday, a special event or a gift for someone special, why not give it a personal touch an...
In need of a cheap present for your budget... learn how to make a homemade gift for any holiday or occasion, or just for your greedy self.
Learn how to make your homemade gift basket exciting by creating plumes with Debra Paulk. This method for adding spice to your gift basket is simple, cheap, and makes your gift basket look professionally made. These baskets are great for birthdays, a loved one, someone in the hospital, or any special occasion. Debra starts by rolling out several feet of cellophane, and folding the cellophane into a square, then folding the square in to a triangle. She then cuts the crease in the triangle, cre...
In this tutorial, we learn how to wrap a gift the easy way. To begin, lay the wrapping paper down on a flat surface. Next, lay your gift down upside down on the middle of the paper. Next, fold the paper over half the gift, then tape it. After this, measure the other side to meet in the middle, and make a crease. fold it over the middle and tap it. Now, fold in the sides. To do this, fold in the edges first, then push the top layer down, and bring the bottom layer up. Tape this. Now, turn the ...
If you have a boyfriend or a girlfriend, then Valentine's Day is truly a beautiful, memorable occasion filled with lots of dining, wining, and hearts popping out of your heads like those cheesy cartoons.
I love the holidays, but man am I sick of receiving oversized sweaters as Christmas presents. As well as people think they know us, their gifts often say otherwise. Instead of stocking up on useless items and articles of clothing you'll never wear, it's high time to create a wish list that's easily sharable amongst family and friends, and it's incredibly easy to do on Android.
We thank and bow down to whoever invented gift cards. A great way to give your recipient what he/she wants without having to slave over whether the turquoise cashmere sweater or the navy blue cashmere sweater looks best, gift cards are the way to go for procrastinators.
If you're anything like us, then you find it pretty ridiculous that whenever you purchase a gift card, you have to shell out nearly twice the amount of the gift card in order to put it into a neat, pretty gift card holder.
What's a better way to give a gift to a magician than to present it in a gift box made of playing cards? This video tutorial will show you how to make this playing card gift box, fold after fold. So, get out that deck of cards, count out 21 of them, and start bending and folding for the perfect card gift box.
Make beautiful presents using materials around the house with simple gift wrapping techniques. Learn how to wrap presents with aluminum foil, wax paper, cheesecloth, and more in this free arts and crafts video series.