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GIFT WRAPPING
x   CHRISTMAS GIFT WRAPPING
xx   DECORATIONS & ORNAMENTS

Three suggestions on how to create uniquely wrapped Christmas gifts: (1) How to use Corobuff (single-faced corrugated paper). (2) Tips on creating a box with windows for a gift of a kitten or puppy. (3) A wrapping that is a Christmas stocking covered with woven ribbon.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1974 (v.52#12) pg. 48

How to make elegant fabric gift boxes from cardboard covered with fabric and lace trims. Pattern included.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1975 (v.53#12) pg. 10, 57

How to make gift wrappings from gingham and calico and in patchwork patterns. Patterns are included for a little red schoolhouse and a waterwheel.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1975 (v.53#12) pg. 19, 61

How to make fold-and-dye wrapping paper.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1975 (v.53#12) pg. 63, 107

Instructions on how to print your own Christmas wrapping paper.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1976 (v.54#12) pg. 50

How to make marbleized gift wrapping paper.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1977 (v.55#12) pg. 90, 166

Block printing using stamps of foam rubber, wood, rope, etc. Used to decorate wrapping paper, Christmas tree ornaments, fabric, etc.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1981 (v.59#12) pg. 70

Gift wrap rack. Wooden dowels set into a simple base are used to store rolls of gift wrap and spools of ribbons. Est. cost: $2.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1982 (v.60#7) pg. 38, 57

Tips on making your own gift wrapping paper using linoleum block printing.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1983 (v.61#12) pg. 52, 144

Tip: Decorate your own wrapping paper using rubber stamps.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1983 (v.61#12) pg. 54, 163

Make an applique Victorian "Christmas shopper" gift sack.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1985 (v.63#11) pg. 104, 194

Make Victorian boy or girl gift bags.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1985 (v.63#11) pg. 105, 184, 196

Six gift wrapping ideas from Japan.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1988 (v.66#12) pg. 40

How to turn ordinary brown paper into extraordinary gift wrap or add bright touches to greeting cards by adding touches of gold leaf.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1993 (v.71#12) pg. 88, 108

Make wrapping paper from brown mailing paper that is sponge-printed with tempera paint.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1994 (v.72#11) pg. 232

Unusual gift wraps. (1) Wreath of bay leaves with star anise "bow". (2) Cinnamon sticks and bell. (3) Ribbons, tassels and pressed pansies. (4) Gold and silver stamped stars. (5) Handwoven paper. (6) Wallpaper and printed bag wrappings with touches of pinecones, bay leaves and dried fruit. (7) Gilded leaves.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1996 (v.74#12) pg. 23

Two ideas for packing Yule cookies as gifts.(1) Basket cut from hardware cloth. (2) Cellophane bag trimmed with gold foil ribbon and star shape.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1997 (v.75#11) pg. 272

Christmas gift wrappings children can make.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1997 (v.75#11) pg. 314

Home for the holidays. Decorations to make that mix tradition and romantic style. (1) Finger-painted wrapping paper. (2) Paper spiral garlands and snowflakes. (3) Snowflake-embossed velvet album cover. (4) Paper lanterns as candle surrounds. (5) Christmas stocking with an organdy overlay, lace cuff and snowflake embellishment. (6) Crocheted lace and appliqued snowflakes to adorn purchased pillows.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1997 (v.75#12) pg. 95

Deck the halls, walls and doors. (1) Package wraps are fabric, with raffia ties. (2) Burlap swag is accented with with dried floral bundles at the corners. Bundles are also used as tree ornaments. (3) Star-shaped tree ornaments are cut from hardware cloth. (4) Everlasting bouquet in a chicken wire cone. (5) Sunburst ornaments made from auto blind-spot mirrors and metallic papers. (6) Paper icicles are wired to decorative cording to make an elegant garland. (7) Gift envelopes are made from textured packing papers. (8) Glittered star wreath made from copper tubing and snippets of green. (9) Rock candy cascades turn treats into ornaments. (10) Memory wreath. (11) Crazy-quilt gift box. (12) Lacy links garland.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1998 (v.76#12) pg. 139, 155

Easy-to-make gift tags and cards. (1) Textured trees. (2) Postage stamps. (3) Foil-wrapped cards. (4) Pretty-paper cards. (5) Hand-stitched with metallic floss.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1999 (v.77#12) pg. 25, 104

Feliz navidad. Christmas trimmings inspired by traditions of Mexico. (1) Tin ornaments, gift tags and wax catcher. (2) Tin angel tree topper. (3) Rickrack tree skirt. (4) Cascadores. (5) Tin star wreath. (6) Tin can luminaries.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1999 (v.77#12) pg. 207, 96

Decorate your own Christmas wrapping paper with printing stamps. Also includes how to make a hanging Santa Claus and novel Christmas card ideas.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1965 (v.55#11) pg. 65

Make your own gift wrapping paper by imprinting newsprint with Tempara or acrylic paint using a cut fruit or vegetable as the pattern stamp.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1981 (v.71#12) pg. 57

Gift tag made from perforated paper is cross-stitched with MOM and a floral heart motif.
CRAFTS May 1991 (v.14#5) pg. 21, 45

Christmas cookie boodle bag. Quilted container with drawstring top has a removable plastic liner.
CRAFTS Dec 1992 (v.15#12) pg. 20

How to make gift bows from metallic garlands.
CRAFTS Dec 1992 (v.15#12) pg. 75

Creative ways to wrap Christmas gifts. (1) Marbleized tissue paper boxes. (2) Fabric-wrapped Christmas boxes. (3) Jeweled gift boxes.
CRAFTS Jan 1993 (v.16#1) pg. 34, 45

Apron, wreath, cookie bags and basket for a cookie exchange party. Rudolph reindeer is appliqued on the bags, apron bib, and on a quilted center for a straw wreath. A liner for a round vine basket is made from lace and checked fabric, accented with ribbons and bells.
CRAFTS Nov 1993 (v.16#11) pg. 32, 67

Purchased pajamas and a matching gift bag and tag are hand-stamped with a man's shirt & tie motif.
CRAFTS Dec 1993 (v.16#12) pg. 28

Pop-up package, a unique box with five flaps that fold under one another.
CRAFTS Dec 1993 (v.16#12) pg. 40, 41

Simple to sew gift bags made from fabric.
CRAFTS Dec 1994 (v.17#12) pg. 22

Christmas cards, gift bags and tags to make using double-sided adhesive to affix fabric shapes in seasonal motifs.
CRAFTS Aug 1996 (v.19#8) pg. 28

Fabric leaves, mounted on brown paper, are used to decorate these projects. (1) Natural vine wreath is trimmed with leaf shapes cut from print fabric and fused to corrugated paper, a fabric bow, raffia strands, ivy garland and miniature birdhouse. (2) Leaf garland of fabric leaf shapes fused to corrugated paper and strung on jute twine.(3) Brown paper shopping bag is made into a gift bag. Fabric leaf shapes are fused on the bag front and a rub-on verse "Old Friends Make the Best Antiques" is added in the corner.
CRAFTS Sep 1996 (v.19#9) pg. 18, 51

Brown paper gift bags and tags are appliqued with star and snowman shapes and other bits of trims.
CRAFTS Dec 1996 (v.19#12) pg. 58, 39

Tie It Up gift bag and card for a Father's Day gift. Shirt pattern is drawn on a white gift bag (or on white cardstock) and adorned with part of an old necktie.
CRAFTS Jun 1997 (v.20#6) pg. 58, 43

Gift tags from the garden have dried sprigs and blossoms mounted on bristol board tags.
CRAFTS Oct 1997 (v.20#10) pg. 74

Beaded gift tags to cross-stitch.
CRAFTS Nov 1997 (v.20#11) pg. 154, 67

Memory books, box and bag. Purchased notebooks, pencil box and kraft paper bag are decorated with corrugated paper, angels, stars and raffia bows. A complementary gift tag with bow and star is made to accompany the keepsake gifts.
CRAFTS Dec 1997 (v.20#12) pg. 24

Two ideas for creative touches that turn plain gift totes into festive bags.
CRAFTS May 1998 (v.21#5) pg. 24

Mother's Day May bags for kids ages 7 and up to make. Purchased natural paper gift bags with handles are decorated with novelty buttons, charms and markers.
CRAFTS May 1999 (v.22#4) pg. 28

Springtime mini totes used for gift bags. Trio of wooden nesting bags with handles are painted with stripes and embellished with painted wooden flowers.
CRAFTS May 1999 (v.22#4) pg. 72, Insert

Assorted Christmas gift wrappings. (1) Felt bags. (2) Special bows (Japanese knot, octagon knot, flower knot, four-in-hand knot).
CREATIVE CRAFTS #78 Dec 1980 (v.7#6) pg. 44

Tip: Handcrafted gift tags and bookmarks are made by cutting motifs from wrapping paper, gluing them to heavy paper and adding a braid or ribbon through a hole punched at one end.
CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING Nov-Dec 1989 (v.20#6) pg. 8

How to decorate L'Eggs containers as attractive containers for small Christams gifts.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1974-Jan 1975 (v.5#3) pg. 42

Imaginative Christmas gift wrapping ideas using brown bags, kraft paper, sewing scraps, lace, ribbons and tissue paper.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1976 (v.7#3) pg. 21

An assortment of Christmas ornaments to make for trimming a tree or decorating packages. Instructions included for snowy bells made from egg cartons, fabric crayon ornaments (hearts, stars and birds), miniature yarn Ojo de Dios, wheat weavings, fabric fruit, crocheted ornaments, burnished brass spangles, and macrame snowflakes. Patterns and instructions included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1977 (v.8#9) pg. 36, 50, 68

How to make miniature holiday ornaments that can be used as gift wrap decoration. Instructions and patterns included for long-legged Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus, a calico wreath and a knitted Santa.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1977 (v.8#10) pg. 68, 72

Paper punch dot projects include stationary, bookmarks, gift tags, place cards and stamp folders.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1978 (v.9#5) pg. 26

How to weave paper coverings for gift boxes.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1978 (v.9#9) pg. 22

How to make Christmas package trims from chenille and cord. Eight styles described.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1978 (v.9#10) pg. 27

Wooden bead Christmas tree ornaments and gift wrap decorations to make.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1978 (v.9#10) pg. 53

How to print Yule designs on gift wrapping paper with potato block printing.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1978 (v.9#10) pg. 64

Five unusual Christmas gift wraps.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1979 (v.10#10) pg. 18

Diagrams show how to make a professional looking bow.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1980 (v.11#10) pg. 6

How to make special gift boxes from cardboard. Patterns for a bell, a tree, and a chest.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1980 (v.11#10) pg. 47

Paper batik gift bags (gift wrapping).
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1981 (v.12#9) pg. 85

Brown paper bags convert easily into decorative wrapping paper.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1981 (v.12#10) pg. 52

Hand-print wrapping paper is a good children's project for Christmas. Washable paint is used to make prints of their hands on brown or white paper.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1982 (v.13#10) pg. 32

How to stencil tissue paper, cards, brown paper bags, etc. to create unique gift wrappings. Includes stencil-making instructions and patterns for three chrysanthemum motifs, along with tips for mass producing cards.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1991 (v.18#2) pg. 9, 33

Watermelon motif to paint on a gift bag. Includes instructions for a gift tag that looks like a wedge of watermelon.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1991 (v.18#2) pg. 30, 33

Techniques for creating your own Christmas gift wrap. (1) Celery printing that resembles rose motifs. (2) Stenciling brown paper bags. (3) Stamped gift wrap and matching name tags. (4) Covering a package with potpourri.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1991 (v.18#6) pg. 28

Wrap it up in style. How to paint gift wrap for any occasion using folk-art painting, stenciling, potato-stamping, marbleizing and sponging.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1992 (v.19#1) pg. 56

Christmas gift wrappings. How to enhance holiday gifts with a painted bushel basket and homemade wrapping paper. Basket is embellished with holly motifs. Gift wrap designs include gold stars, stenciled doves and bows, candy cane hearts, embossed holly, dip dot wreaths and holly leaves, and sponged yuletide texture.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1992 (v.19#6) pg. 14

Stenciled holiday gift wrap. Includes instructions for making stencils and for stenciling the sheets using a paint roller and latex paint.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1994 (v.21#6) pg. 22

Stenciled birthday gift wraps in an abstract design.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1996 (v.23#4) pg. 22

Holiday gift bags are painted with a holly and bell design and a "Winter is ... snowflakes and snowmen" motif.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1996 (v.23#6) pg. 51, 40

Traditional Santa motifs and holly are stenciled with oil paint sticks onto a Christmas tree skirt, stockings and a gift bag.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1998 (v.25#6) pg. 26, Insert

Smiling snowmen mailer and package-topping gift tag to paint.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1998 (v.25#6) pg. 78, Insert

A country Christmas. Calico lions and lambs for tree ornaments, a quilted wall hanging of the lion and lamb together, calico pillows and gift wraps.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 11 1979 (v.92#17) pg. 108

Tip: Make your own gift wrapping paper by imprinting white shelf paper with rubber stamps and color ink pads.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 7 1982 (v.95#17) pg. 72

Gift wrap center. Rolls of paper and ribbon are held on long dowels. Compartments hold scissors, tape, labels, and bows. Est. cost: under $25.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #243 Nov 1983 (v.33#9) pg. 68, 70

The Japanese way to tie a beautiful package.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #244 Dec 1983 (v.33#10) pg. 58

Gift tags from the garden are made from bristol board or shipping tags and personalized with pressed sprigs and blossoms from plants.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug 1999 (v.43#4) pg. 6

Canvas catchall bags are hand printed to serve as wrapping for bottles of liquor, coins, etc.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1978 (v.187#5) pg. 185, 200

The big Christmas wrap-up. Make every gift special with holiday gift-wrap ideas that turn inexpensive materials (paper bags, fabric scraps, coffee cans, mailing tubes) into pretty packaging.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Dec 1982 (v.195#6) pg. 152, 256

Tips on making or decorating bowls, trays, baskets and paper plates for use when giving food gifts.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1984 (v.199#5) pg. 90, 291

Drawstring bags trimmed in ribbon for hard-to-wrap Christmas gifts.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1987 (v.205#5) pg. 90, 252

Twenty-two ideas for unique Yule gift wrappings made from items found around the house.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jan 1989 (v.208#1) pg. 110, 145

Gift sacks made from colorful chintz.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1992 (v.215#5) pg. 178, 251

Felt gift bags to hold candies or small gifts. No sewing required.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Holiday Best 1994 pg. 81, 111

Twelve ways to wrap up your holiday gifts with store-bought paper, ribbon, or things from your kitchen shelf.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Holiday Best 1994 pg. 100

Dazzling gift wrap ideas that start with a plain white box.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Dec 1995 (v.221#6) pg. 43

Small Christmas gift bag with a drawstring top is handwoven with a plain weave background and 8-shaft Summer and Winter pattern for a band of Christmas tree motifs.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1990 (v.11#4) pg. 63, 84

Floral gift wrap is handwoven in plain-weave. An abstract floral design is inlaid using the Theo Moorman technique.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1994 (v.15#3) pg. 34, 76

A miracle holiday warp. Ten yards of red warp, woven in a miniature overshot Star of Bethlehem draft, is turned into 25 baby angel ornaments, 9 pin cushions, 3 small table runners, 5 wine gift bags, and 4 small gift or jewelry bags.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1999 (v.20#5) pg. 18

How to make a gift bag from wrapping paper.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #137 Nov-Dec 1997 (v.21) pg. 47

Gift wrapping features a bow of crushed paper ribbon centered with a cluster of cones, pods, flower buds, spices and herbs.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1989-Jan 1990 (v.2#2) pg. 6

Tips for hassle-free holidays. (1) Packaging gifts for mailing. (2) Quick cleaning tips from "Merry Maids" cleaning service. (3) Pet protection.
HOME MECHANIX #740 Dec 1989 (v.85) pg. 52

Flower dolls to use as place cards and favors, or on gift wrappings.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1980 (v.25#1) pg. 128, 10

Paper "patchwork" and felt-tip "cross-stitch" for Christmas giftwrapping and miniature sampler Christmas cards.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Nov-Dec 1981 (v.26#6) pg. 42, 100, 106

Trim boxes with wallpaper and lace for food containers.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1985 (v.30#6) pg. 60, 75, 83

How to make marbleized paper to trim gift food containers.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1985 (v.30#6) pg. 61, 74

Five suggestions for wedding or shower gift wrappings.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1986 (v.31#1) pg. 83

Dye-stained wooden tags and wooden-wagon gift containers.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1987 (v.32#5) pg. 92, 104, 115

"Treasure box" Yule tree ornament. Fabric-covered pieces of plastic or cardboard are joined so that an unstitched side opens when the other two sides are pinched together. Small gifts can be hidden inside.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Feb 1989 (v.12#1) pg. 8

Small Victorian house, made from cloth and cardboard, serves as both a bank and a container for small gifts.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1983 (v.3#6) pg. 11, 45, 23

A collection of cloth bags to use as gift wraps. They are decorated with Santa Claus and snowman motifs.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1983 (v.3#6) pg. 12

Make quilted "especially for you" gift bag, kitchen jar cover and "Kris Kringle's cookie castle".
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1984 (v.4#5) pg. 18, 28, 30, 31, 47

Make three canvas "beaded" gift bags in cross-stitch.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1985 (v.5#4) pg. 14, 23, 45

"Jacques-in-the Box" fabric doll has a drawstring-bag body that can be filled with candy or a small gift. Doll rises from a lace-trimmed satin box.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jan-Feb 1986 (v.6#1) pg. 18, 25, 47

Needlepoint boxes for little Christmas gifts.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1980 (v.3#6) pg. 13, 49

Appliqued gift sacks to sew.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1980 (v.3#6) pg. 16, 51

How to make a "package rose", an imitation rose bouquet often used to decorate packages.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1983 (v.6#3) pg. 3

Make a "bride doll" bow saver to store bows and wrapping paper.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1985 (v.8#3) pg. 15, 45

Tip: How to make a bow for a gift out of corn husks.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1980 (v.27#6) pg. 18

Photo fun for the holidays. (1) Photo gifts and decorations you can make. (2) Hints for taking successful holiday photos.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Dec 1991 (v.20#8) pg. 68

Unusual Christmas gift wrapping suggestions: Santa's pack, Santa's sleigh, a book hut and a typewriter package.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1970 (v.197#6) pg. 86

Tip on how to use old pictorial calendars to make greeting cards and gift wrap.
SUNSET Jan 1977 (v.158#1) pg. 58

Tips on how to wrap gifts using the Japanese art of tsutsumu. Involves using plain paper, grocery bags, jute, twine. leaves, flowers, etc.
SUNSET Aug 1977 (v.159#2) pg. 84

How to decorate shelf paper, paper bags, etc. with stamped vegetable designs to create unique gift wrap.
SUNSET Dec 1977 (v.159#6) pg. 104

How to print gift wrap. Print rollers are made from a large tin can with a dowel for handles and a band of weatherstripping, cut in design patterns, for the printing elements.
SUNSET Dec 1978 (v.161#6) pg. 90

Two gift wrapping ideas from Japan. (1) Origami envelopes. (2) Furoghiki fabric wrap for packages.
SUNSET Nov 1979 (v.163#5) pg. 152

How to wrap Christmas presents pinata-style with tissue-paper fringe.
SUNSET Dec 1979 (v.163#6) pg. 70

Design unique gift wrappings using self-adhesive plastic, cut into shapes, and used to decorate plain shelf paper.
SUNSET Dec 1980 (v.165#6) pg. 70

Box-bags. Make your own gift boxes for irregular shaped items. Made from shiny colored papers folded into geometric shapes.
SUNSET Dec 1981 (v.167#6) pg. 86

Wrap up your Christmas gifts with these cardboard and fabric boxes in the shape of houses.
SUNSET Dec 1982 (v.169#6) pg. 80

Tip: Use cloth handkerchiefs, bandannas and scarves as gift wrapping material.
SUNSET Dec 1982 (v.169#6) pg. 108

Make gift tags from photocopy portraits of family, friends or relatives.
SUNSET Dec 1982 (v.169#6) pg. 112

Make your own wrapping paper, decorative boxes, colorful mailing tubes, etc. by using oil-on-water painting techniques.
SUNSET Dec 1982 (v.169#6) pg. 122

Make your own rubber stamps from insole cutouts. Use them to decorate wrapping paper.
SUNSET Dec 1983 (v.171#6) pg. 100

Make festive gift "cones" (packages) from thin cardboard.
SUNSET Dec 1984 (v.173#6) pg. 108

Make see-through gift containers from needlepoint canvas.
SUNSET Dec 1984 (v.173#6) pg. 114

Holiday wrap from brown paper bags. Included are pattern directions for a mouse, cat, lion and pinstripe shirt with tie..
SUNSET Dec 1985 (v.175#6) pg. 84

Tip: Gift wrap and ribbons are stored on dowels, ready to use, in a 36"-wide cabinet.
SUNSET Jan 1986 (v.176#1) pg. 109

Folded and cut paper ornaments for greeting cards, tree ornaments and wrappings. (1) Kitten-twins chain. (2) Origami bird. (3) Swedish wreath with cutout reindeer, trees and a Santa. (4) Czechoslovakian-inspired cut-paper doilies.
SUNSET Dec 1987 (v.179#6) pg. 64

Custom-made sacks to hold gift bottles of wine are sewn from fabric and stenciled.
SUNSET Dec 1987 (v.179#6) pg. 102

How to photocopy designs on clear acetate sheets to make gift tags, invitations, greeting cards and ornaments.
SUNSET Dec 1987 (v.179#6) pg. 110

Balsa wood-burning makes one-of-a-kind cards and wrapping paper.
SUNSET Dec 1988 (v.181#6) pg. 102

Small origami gift bags hang on Christmas tree. Each bag holds a tiny gift.
SUNSET Dec 1988 (v.181#6) pg. 104

Christmas wrappings make packages look like a candy cane, a lollipop, a chocolate kiss, a box of sweets and a toffee candy.
SUNSET Dec 1989 (v.183#6) pg. 72

Use the blueprinting process to create one-of-a-kind wrapping paper.
SUNSET Dec 1989 (v.183#6) pg. 82

A plywood and dowel rack holds paper, ribbon, and other gift-wrapping supplies. Shaped like a giant Santa Clause boot.
SUNSET Dec 1990 (v.185#6) pg. 98

Big, two-sided paper cutouts (cards) slip over the handles of brightly colored shopping bags to close and decorate packages. To open bags, simply lift off the cards.
SUNSET Dec 1991 (v.187#6) pg. 114

Heart-shaped cardboard gift containers.
SUNSET Feb 1992 (v.188#2) pg. 126

Tips on decorating utilitarian white boxes for use as gift wraps.
SUNSET Dec 1992 (v.189#6) pg. 118

Stencil your own wrapping paper.
SUNSET Dec 1993 (v.191#6) pg. 92

Origata, the Japanese art of gift wrapping. Descriptions of wrapping with cloth, wrapping with several layters of tissue paper and wrapping a plant.
SUNSET Dec 1994 (v.193#6) pg. 102

Imprints from nature. Wrapping paper and ribbon are stamped with vegetable and fruit shapes.
SUNSET Dec 1996 (v.197#6) pg. 98

How to print your own Christmas gift wrap using ordinary shelf paper, brown wrapping paper, grocery bags, etc.
WOMAN'S DAY Dec 18 1979 (v.43#4) pg. 10, 165

Holiday gift wraps to make from household scraps and bags.
WOMAN'S DAY Dec 23 1980 (v.44#4) pg. 56

Eleven inexpensive and creative ideas for Christmas gift wrapping.
WOMAN'S DAY Dec 11 1984 (v.48#4) pg. 48

Tip on how to make small "Santa Bags" for candy or gifts.
WORKBASKET Nov 1978 (v.44#2) pg. 21

Lace-covered pocket is designed to be an elegant holder for a check given as a wedding gift.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1985 (v.50#8) pg. 34

Tips on using origami in creative gift wrapping.
WORKBASKET Oct 1986 (v.52#1) pg. 54

Whimsical, crocheted containers to fill with candies or gifts. (1) Bunny, (2) Lion, (3) Santa.
WORKBASKET Nov-Dec 1986 (v.52#2) pg. 34

Tips on recycling greeting cards into gift tags and Christmas tree ornaments by adding a crocheted edging.
WORKBASKET Aug 1988 (v.53#9) pg. 22

"Jingle Bells" tree ornaments made from plastic canvas and yarn. Can also be used for package ornaments or for weddings, showers and anniversaries.
WORKBASKET Oct 1988 (v.54#1) pg. 44

Quilled gift tags. Instructions for making the tags and for quilling fringed flowers, daffodils, butterflies and a blue bird that adorn them.
WORKBASKET Apr 1989 (v.54#6) pg. 24

Mini gift boxes are made from lightweight cardboard and trimmed with colorful cutouts and ribbon.
WORKBASKET Nov-Dec 1990 (v.56#2) pg. 42

Beaded gift tags to stitch on perforated paper.
WORKBASKET Dec 1992-Jan 1993 (v.58#2) pg. 93

Paper-cut snowflakes for decorating cards, wrapping paper and "sugared" with fine beaded glass for use as ornaments.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1993 (v.58#5) pg. 80

Herb mix gift bags feature cross-stitched designs on coarse fabric.
WORKBASKET Feb-Mar 1994 (v.59#3) pg. 62

Holiday gift bags for Chanukah and Christmas gifts are sewn from fabric and embroidered with stars and balls or six-pointed star motifs.
WORKBASKET Dec 1995-Jan 1996 (v.61#2) pg. 22

Tiny gift boxes to make from greeting cards.
WORKBASKET Dec 1995-Jan 1996 (v.61#2) pg. 30