Wen shares her seven design principles. Among these are explanations of how to you can mix formal and casual materials together, how to use items in nature, and how to use multiple textures to create a sophisticated package. You can see her principles put into play with the many specific gift wrapping projects shared in this book. You can alo use her principles to create your own unique gift wraps.
Finally, Wen shares three dozen specific gift wrap projects for you to experiment with. These projects are broken down into four categories. The first category is Organic & Natural, which contains gift wrap ideas using pressed flowers, leaves, rocks, and other nature finds. My favorite category is titled Resourceful & Inventive. This section shares ways you can wrap gifts by recycling items you already have. The third category, Eclectic & International, offers gift wrap inspiration from around the world. Finally, the final category covers gift wrap ideas that are Lush & Romantic.
With this book, you will discover how you can make the gift wrapping as memorable as the gift inside of it. Not only can you use the specific projects in this book, you will be inspired to think beyond a roll of store-bought paper and curlicued ribbon and come up with your own creative gift wrap ideas. You will never panic again when you are caught with a gift to wrap and no wrapping paper on hand!