This homemade cake mix can turn your least kitchen-savvy friend into a star baker. And you’ve done 90 percent of the work, which is the greatest gift of all.
With fragrance-filled sprays, scented candles, diffuser sticks, and other air-freshening products, the scent lasts just a few minutes and doesn't always mask what you were hoping to cover up. When it comes to the bathroom, scented toilet paper might sound like a terrible (and silly) idea, but it's best at eliminating stinky smells over a long period of time.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a mini gift card envelope with Stampin' Up!. First, take a piece of card stock that is red and white. Score this 3/4" on both sides, then turn on the 6" side and score at 1 1/4" and 3 3/4". Once finished, fold this up and cut along the sides that you have scored. Put adhesive on the bottom of the gift card holder to seal up the bottoms so you can place the gift card in. Now, punch a hole in the bottom of the paper so you can see the gift card peak out of...
Sure, you could hit up Target and purchase a large bag filled with cookie cutter ribbons and bows, but why not adorn your next special gift with something a bit more, well, special? In this beginner origami tutorial, you'll learn how to craft a green ribbon banner that can be used to top anything from gift boxes to gift bags.
This gift will give the recipient a nice little zap when they open it! All you'll need is some basic electronics that you can find at any retailer like Radio Shack, and a soldering iron for a little bit of detail work.
Get creative for your next holiday or birthday by giving your gift in a unique manner! This origami video shows how to make a box with a lid out of two sheets of paper. This project from Fold Something makes a great gift box for small presents.
Why wrap presents with plain old paper? Watch this how to video and learn a fun creative way to pack gifts using paper flowers.
The Slighty Mad Scientist teaches you how to prank someone by making their gift extremely difficult to open. All you need is some styrofoam and a little chemistry. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
This beautiful geometric box, which reminds us of midcentury abstract expressionist paintings, is a wonderful handmade way to showcase a Valentine's Day gift for your sweetheart.
With Christmas just around the corner, it's prime time to start thinking about what gifts you're going to get, as well as how to wrap them. Even a fancy schmancy iPad isn't going to look all that appealing if haphazardly wrapped in 5-year-old Rudolph wrapping paper, right?
This video shows you how to make an origami gift box. This is an excellent video, where it takes you step by step on everything you need to know to create this great little gem perfect for jewelery, or just a simple surprise for any holiday. It may take you a few tries since the art of origami is a difficult one to master but with this video and some practice, you'll be hand making oragmi gift boxes all the time.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to gift wrap two bottles using the chopstick tenugui wrap technique. Tenugui is a thin Japanese hand towel made of cotton. The materials needed for this gift wrap are: a tenugui, chopsticks and two small bottles. Begin by laying the bottles horizontally as the bottom bases touch on the tenugui. Roll the tenugui and fold it up. Tie the ends with a double cross and add the chopsticks in the knot. This video will benefit those viewers who are planning to...
Are you creatively changed? Pay to have your gifts wraped? This video with Shirley Frazier shows you step by step how to achieve beautiful bows. Bows perfect for enhancing a gift basket, single gifts, Christmas trees, or other creations. This is truly a easily to follow video anyone at any level of artistry can follow. A great active to envolve the whole family when wrapping those gifts, or tripping the tree. Full of tips, and where you can find all you need to achieve these great bows.
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Being busted for re-gifting is like getting nabbed by the IRS—you’re not sorry you did it, you’re just sorry you got caught. Don’t let that happen. Learn how to re-gift without getting caught.
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.
Gift cards are such a life saver. After all, we all have those hard to buy for friends and family for whom only something they pick out by hand will do. But how do you package a gift card to look like an actual gift?
Sure you can go out and buy that expensive gift for the person on your Christmas list, but wouldn't it be even better if you could make your own gifts? In this video you will get some great gift ideas, as well as how to make them, for that special someone on your gift list this year for Christmas!
In this tutorial, learn how to make a beautiful traditional Irish themed gift basket for celebrating St. Patrick's Day. Give this gift baskets to guests at your St. Patty's party or save one for that special Irish friend. You can make a game out of it and the winner will receive the basket, or even auction it off! Enjoy this fun and great looking gift at your next Irish get together.
This video teaches how to send gifts in Facebook's Flash game Farm Town. Just watch to learn how to send gifts to the same friend multiple times in Farmtown. Your friend can become a millionaire by selling your gifts in the marketplace!
Watch this instructional arts and crafts video to make a charming pyramid shaped gift box. Fill this gift box with candies or other small surprises to give a personalized, yet affordable gift to a friend, teacher or boss. You can use store bought wrapping paper or use recycled pieces of scraps and ribbon. This unique gift is also good for holiday parties, grab bags, valentines, party favors and birthdays.
This video tutorial shows how to make an origami gift box with base, lid, and dividers. Learn how to fold this gift box using the traditional Japanese art of origami.
If you're looking for a fabulous gift, why not check out this tutorial with Martha Stewart and see what to do to create a beautiful fruit basket. Bananas, apples, peaches, grapes, cherries, oranges, pineapple, kiwi, tangerines - any fruit you want! Of course, make sure you're picking fresh, ripe and in season fruit so your gift can be enjoyed right away! And, you'll want a basket. Typically, these are made from wicker, but you could get creative and choose some other kind of basket as well!
Using strings to tie little brown packages is SO Julie Andrews circa "The Sound of Music" era. Get in touch with the fun experimental quality of modern gift wrapping by watching this beginner origami tutorial.
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.
Looking for an incredibly unique gift? In this video, learn how to make a cool, long lasting ring out of a coin! All you need is the coin (whichever size is best suited for your finger), hammer, file, emery cloth, saw and a hand drill. With this method, you will be able to see the writing on the outside of the ring, so everyone will know how unique it is. This would make a perfect gift, fashion statement or even wedding ring!
This origami video tutorial shows how to make a box with a lid out of two sheets of paper. This fold makes a great gift box for small presents. This is relevant with the upcoming holidays like Christmas, Hanukkah and Valentine's Day all around us. It's also a good idea for adding a personal touch to a birthday present or to hold a first year anniversary gift... (the first year is paper guys).
Add some fizzle and sizzle to bath time with a homemade bath bomb. Bath bombs make great holiday or birthday gifts.
This is a quick and easy project you can use to make a beautiful, vintage inspired gift tag that you can attach to all your Christmas gifts! All you need is some basic papercrafting supplies in muted tones and your favorite vintage stamps!
Most of us have family who live far away in different states or even different countries. While we'd love to have all our family with us on Christmas, it's much more likely that we'll be giving them a call on Christmas and mailing them some gifts.
Want to make a next-level origami gift box? This video tutorial presents a complete, step-by-step overview of how to make a hexagonal sonobe paper gift box using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, and to get started making your own paper cubes, watch this arts-and-crafts guide.
Plant gift baskets are a great way to show you care about someone. Learn how to make plant gift baskets with tips from a florist in this free gift basket decorating video series.
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".
In Zynga's uber popular web game Farmville, you really do receive as much as you give out. Being a good neighbor to your cyber friends means you score lots of loot - via Farmville "gifts" - but you gotta send a few, too.
Give sweets to your sweet in the prettiest way possible by crafting this Valentine's Day gift box. While this particular gift box is intended for storing Hershey Marshmallows, it can also hold a small gift or chocolates.
While this ornament gift card holder is indeed intended for Christmas gift giving, it can be easily modified into an egg or heart shape for Easter and Valentine's Day, respectively.
This will also work for any square or book shaped gift you have this year! A professional gift wrapper shows you the best way to neatly and professional gift wrap a book - all you need is the paper, some scissors and tape!
You don't have to spend a fortune on expensive gift wrapping when the means to make them yourself are right at home! This tutorial shows you how to take a collection of old envelopes and recycle them into fun and cute gift bags for small holiday gifts.
Whether they're your own children or a niece, godson or grandchild, this gift guide is perfect for figuring out what to give the kids on your gift list. Every gift is innovative, eco-friendly and facilitates talking between children and parents.
This video tutorial shows how to send exclusive gifts in FarmVille (11/27/10). Sending gifts to your friends is one of the many ways that FarmVille helps you stay connected to people on Facebook. This video will teach you how to send the FarmVille.com exclusive gifts in Facebook, which normally isn't possible. Show your love for your friends by sending them the best gifts possible!