A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 295,088
Currently Running With Scissors:
505 Guests and 16 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: I made the gift, now how do I wrap and ship it?  (Read 626 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Ashling
« on: December 06, 2012 03:20:44 PM »

I made my mother-in-law two berets for Christmas, and I don't know how I can wrap them so the gift doesn't get all banged up in shipping.  If she was here I'd just wrap them together without a box, but I think that will look a little worse for wear once UPS is done with it. They both lay flat, and I haven't found a box that's big enough around that isn't enormous.  Any ideas?

On a related note, what's a good, cheap way to dress up a gift card? I don't want to spend $5 on a box my friend will throw away, but I want it not to look like I bought one at the grocery store at the last second.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
dunthor
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2012 03:27:20 PM »

gift cards: I use scraps of yarn and make little pouches. hey can be knit or crocheted in a few minutes and recipients tend to keep them <3
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Ashling
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2012 03:38:30 PM »

That might be a good idea, since she did teach me how to knit.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Onyxnox
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Crafting keeps the madness at bay. Or is it the cause?
Offline Offline

Posts: 5871
Joined: 22-Jul-2006

Willing to personal swap for art of my doggies!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2012 02:55:36 AM »

As for the berets - do they have to lie flat for the shipping??  I would be tempted to roll them up in some tissue tied with ribbon and put them in a pouch/bubble envelope - not as neat and pretty as a box, but less bulky and cheaper to ship, and the gift stays compact and not flopped around.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

~my blog~ - DON'T READ IF YOU ARE IN A SWAP WITH ME AND DON'T WANT A SPOILER!!!!  YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!!!
~my pinterest~
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
String Tongue I_single Channel Video_performance_2000.Wmv
Hong String Project 2
White Cube_cotton String_350 X 350 X 350(Cm)_2000.Wmv
Body World Exhibition
Makerbot-Made 3D Zoetrope and 3D Sculptures
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Fairy Garden
CrafTATstic Crafty Tattoos: 30th Birthday Tattoo
April 17, 2014 Featured Projects

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.