Choose a gift basket filler. Some examples include shredded newspaper, shredded tissue paper, Easter grass, large pieces of confetti, packing straw or colored foam balls. There is no right or wrong type of filler for a basket. Just choose something you like and/or that you feel matches the contents of the gift basket.
Shred some tissue paper in a paper shredder or rip it into strips. Fill the inside of the basket with the shredded paper, then make an indentation in the paper just large enough to fit each object. You can use this method in addition to the paper or fabric lining or on its own.
How do you keep things in gift boxes?
A few simple techniques hold the basket’s contents together.
- Line the bottom of the gift basket with at least a few inches of raffia. …
- Tie sets of items together with ribbon. …
- Place the largest items at the back of the gift basket, leaning them against the back edge for support.
What can I use instead of crinkle paper?
How to make crinkle cut paper and save yourself $12 (and embarrassment)…
- Shredder (If you don’t own one maybe your friend has one or you could use the one at work? …
- Scrap paper (think brown paper grocery sacks, old wrapping paper, colored paper that’s in the recycling bin, newspapers, magazines, etc.)
How do you put tissue paper in a box?
Fold your tissue so it is slightly narrower than the box. I keep the box at the side of the tissue as a visual guide (you will then measure the correct amount). Fold under any edges to give a polished finish. Add another sheet(s) of tissue and scrunch it in to a cushion and place in the box.
How do you decorate inside of a gift box?
Ideas of materials to use for decorating:
- fabric or satin ribbons – I’m always saving ribbons from gift bags and wrapping as I can’t bear to thrown them away! …
- embroidery threads/piping threads.
- stick on gift tags.
- stick on craft supplies.
- tissue paper.
- potpourri/dried flowers etc.
- scrap book paper.
- old wrapping paper.