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Project

Built-In Gift Cards

Gift cards will never go astray again thanks to the built-in pocket created by this clever wrapping technique.

Created By: Yunhee Kim, Johnny Miller

Materials

  • Wrapping paper
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Ribbon, cord, or other trim

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Cut paper several inches larger than the amount needed to wrap the item. Fold paper in half, pattern side in.

  2. Step 2

    Fold top layer of paper back partially creating a pocket of desired depth; press to crease.

  3. Step 3

    Wrap and tape presents as you normally would, keeping the pocket fold in place. Decorate the pocket with ribbon, cord, or other trim.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, December 2008

Reviews (5)

  • 27 May, 2013

    I've done this. I also have put pleats in the paper for a change. It looks so beautiful!

  • 31 Jan, 2013

    What a wonderful idea!

  • 30 Jun, 2012

    Such a simple idea. Can't believe I hadn't thought of this before!

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  • 30 Jun, 2012

    Such a simple idea. Can't believe I hadn't thought of this before!

    http://thisislemonade.wordpress.com

  • 13 Mar, 2012

    What a GREAT idea!!!