Newsletter   Secure Checkout   View Cart (0 items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Creative Gift Packaging [Paperback]

Our Price $ 10.50  
Retail Value $ 15.00  
You Save $ 4.50  (30%)  
Item Number 213305  
Buy New $10.50
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Creative Gift Packaging by Yoko Kondo...

No more dull boxes! By following the simple folding and cutting directions in this book, anyone can package gifts with flair.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   90
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 10" Width: 7" Height: 0.3"
Weight:   0.6 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jan 10, 2001
Publisher   Japan Publications Trading
ISBN  4889960589  
ISBN13  9784889960587  

Availability  0 units.

More About Yoko Kondo

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Crafts & Hobbies > General
2Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Crafts & Hobbies > Papercrafts > General

Reviews - What do customers think about Creative Gift Packaging?

Go to this book when fancy gift wrap bows aren't enough  Dec 31, 2001
Progress beyond mere giftwrap and create unique boxes and other containers for your gifts, be it food, clothes, jewelry, whatever. Small items and money really benefit from containers that don't immediately give away their contents like those velvet clamshells jewelry boxes or dollar shaped greeting cards do. Some of my favorite projects are:
-a trangular pyramid formed by folding a triangle shaped piece of paper.
-2 different colored heart shaped boxes that fit together to form a square with an 'S' curve between 2 opposite corners (think a diamond shaped yin-yang symbol).
-a flower box where folded paper forms a triangular cone on the bottom and a flower design on the top (a pink and white one are in the lower middle of the cover photo).
-a hexagonal box made of six individual triangular boxes.
-boxes specifically for food items, many with handles.
-boxes for floral items, some with handles.

These are just a few of many, many projects in this book. The first section of the book contains color photos of the finished projects and the rest of the book contains the instructions (with photos,diagrams and measurements) to make them. The diagrams can be photocopied to scale a project up to a required size.

AN IMPORTANT WARNING: The bulk of the projects don't contain step by step instructions. Immediately following the color photo section are step by step instructions for 5 boxes that are represenative of all of the projects in the book. A legend is given for what the thick or thin solid lines and dashed lines mean in the diagrams. All projects thereafter assume that you know to cut thick lines, but to fold thin lines like a valley withought being explicitly directed to do so.

Confused? Well, if a project required you to fold a piece of paper so that it opens like a book read from left to right, you would be shown a drawing of a square or rectangle with a thin line in the middle. There would also be a black and white photo of a piece of folded paper with the folded portion on the left side. If you didn't remember that thin lines mean you fold paper to open in a 'V' shape, you would have trouble. It's crucial that you do the step by step projects and learn the legend if you haven't done origami or similar crafts. If you think you'd need more guidance, this probably isn't the book for you.

If you do get the book, Enjoy! It's a real treat.


Write your own review about Creative Gift Packaging

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Creative Gift Packaging

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy