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Topic: I made the gift, now how do I wrap and ship it?  (Read 1168 times)
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« 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.

« 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

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

That might be a good idea, since she did teach me how to knit.

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« 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.

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