Pleated Pocket Gift Wrapping

How do you include a card or letter with your gift wrapped package? Many of my individual clients provide envelopes with message cards inside to go along with their gifts. These envelopes are often fairly large sizes like 4″x 6″ or 5″ x 7″ and many times would cover the design work on the front…

Video Tutorial: Japanese Pleats Envelope Gift Wrapping

You don’t need to prepare a box or ribbon for this gift wrapping – my new video tutorial shows how to create a beautifully styled package using only paper. This DIY envelope gift wrapping is perfect for flat items and gifts without a box. With just a few simple steps, you can create an elegant…

Japanese Pleats Gift Wrapping ~Basic Pleating Design~

Japanese Pleating design is one of the great ways to create a memorable presentation for your gift wrapping. Traditionally, odd number pleats are used for happy occasions while even numbers represent sad occasions like funerals. Today, many designers¬†improvise their own pleating styles to enhance the art of gift wrapping. Linear pleating design is the very…