This is going to be a photo essay today because I think the photos show the how-to better than I could explain it.

Having said that – please forgive the hand shots – yes, I do need a manicure (desperately).
The purple is food colouring from making sugar cookies with the girls yesterday and the rest of the damage is just age and crafting abuse.
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You can use wrapping paper to make these, but having a pattern on both sides really makes it – so fold your wrap in half and glue it down before cutting your strips.

Alternatively, Stampin’ Up (which I used here) has double sided paper with different patterns on each side.

Both will turn out adorably and will give your gifts that little extra personalized touch.








Now fill them with cookies and deliver to friends!

Origami box tutorial here.



Have a great one!

Linked to:

Between Naps on the Porch
It All Started With Paint