Santa’s upped his wrapping game. Knotted fabric gift wrapping is all the rage on Pinterest this year, and this super fun technique is the perfect way to easily wrap that bottle of wine (or any other hostess gift) when you’re en route to a holiday bash. Scroll down for details on how to execute this simple yet impossibly classy technique.
You can find a full tutorial for how to wrap your gifts on Julep, but the DIY is simple: Place the item in the middle of a square piece of fabric laid on a diagonal, fold the top and bottom corners together over the gift, and the tie the two remaining corners together in a knot. For a finishing touch, you can try and align the patterns on the corners, or top it all off with a big pom-pom or gift tag.
Using fabric instead of traditional paper works on so many levels. It’s eco-friendly, and your friends can reuse the fabric for a project or for the next gift they give. And you can totally customize your present by buying the perfect pattern or print to stand out under the tree.
You don’t have to buy your supplies by the yard, either — you could just as easily use a tea towel to deliver freshly baked treats, or a fun scarf to accompany the perfume for your BFF. The point is, you can use anything as long as you can fold it. So what are you waiting for? Get wrapping!
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