Video: How to Wrap Awkwardly-Shaped Presents


Oh, it’s the most wonderful time of year…to wrap awkwardly-shaped presents! Having a tough time getting your awesome gift wrapped? Did you know that you can create a gift bag out of wrapping paper to wrap even the strangest of shaped things? (We’re looking at you, awkwardly-shaped white elephant gifts).

Watch our video to learn how to make this overwhelming task super simple!

What You Will Need

  • Awkwardly shaped BLINQ gift
  • Wrapping paper
  • Clear tape
  • Scissors
  • Ribbon

Follow These Easy Steps

  1. Measure and cut the amount of  wrapping paper you’ll need to fully cover the item
  2. Fold the edges of the wrapping paper vertically and crisply towards the center
  3. Tape the seam together
  4. Fold the bottom 3-4 inches of the wrapping paper horizontally to make a flap
  5. Continue to fold the paper as shown on the video to make a hexagon base
  6. Place the item into the bag, twist the top and tie a ribbon around it

Bravo! If you made it to this point, then you should have successfully wrapped your awkwardly-shaped present! If you haven’t, then feel free to buy a bag (just kidding). With this new hack you’ll be a master gift-wrapper that can take on the likes of tea kettles, Star Wars collectibles and more!

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Author: Dianna

Dianna originally hails from North Carolina and is a proud alum of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Go Heels! Skilled at finding deals on everything from clothing to travel, she uses these super powers to help the BLINQ eCommerce team. When she isn't at BLINQ you can find her perfecting her salsa moves.