Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Gift-Givers Rapt in the Packaging; Kyla Has That Special Touch and Wants to Share Her Christmas Wrapping Methods

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Gift-Givers Rapt in the Packaging; Kyla Has That Special Touch and Wants to Share Her Christmas Wrapping Methods

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Byline: Rebecca Lynch Rebecca.Lynch@qt.com.au

It's a wrap

Personalise gifts with the recipients' initials, favourite colours, etc.

Collect vintage children's books, maps and fabric suitable for gift wrapping.

Add simple embellishments using paper craft, basic crochet or beading techniques.

GIFT-giving can be made all the more heart-warming by adding a quirky, unique touch to festive packaging, says Cultiver's Kyla D'Aubbonnett.

Ms D'Aubbonnett will host three Gift Wrapping Workshops in the lead-up to Christmas to share her wrapping techniques.

aI think lovely wrapping does make it [Christmas] more special because it's heaps more personal,a she said. aInstead of using gift tags you can use a person's initials or something that represents their favourite hobby to wrap the gift so they know it's theirs.

aYou can also wrap all your gifts using the same theme, which is something I do every year.a

The workshops will suit varying skills levels. …

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