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Cardboard Tube Gift Box

For small gifts that are difficult to wrap, you can use a cardboard tube as a gift box. You will find these tubes at the middle of rolls of toilet tissue, kitchen paper rolls, rolls of wrapping paper, and sometimes cooking foil and cling film.
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Supplies:

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Steps:

  1. Choose your tube. Remember thick sturdy tubes will give better protection to your gift, but thinner flimsier ones are easier to work with.
  2. Cut a length of tube to fit your gift with a couple of inches extra at each end.
  3. Trim off any jagged bits.
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  5. Squash it a little flatter so that it is now more oval than round then check your gift still fits.
  6. Press in on each side at one end.
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  8. Insert the gift into the tube then press the sides in on the other end to enclose the gift.
  9. Cut a strip of gift wrap to fit the width of your box.
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  11. Wrap it around and secure with a glue stick, sticky dot, or double sided tape.
  12. Tie up in a bow.
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December 19, 20150 found this helpful

Effective! Super thrifty, good one.

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