Last month, I was invited to have a live interview to talk about my career as a gift wrapping designer at a local TV show in Hawaii. We talked about how I started my career and what projects I’ve been working on, then at the mid-point of the show, the interviewer asked me, “Why is the art of gift wrapping important?”
Do you know what gift wrappers do?
When people ask me what I do, I always tell them that I'm a gift wrapping designer. If you subscribed to my newsletter or follow my videos, You probably have a good idea of what gift wrappers do, but there are many people who have no clue about the job description of a gift wrapping designer.
Father's Day is in a week, are you ready?
Just like any other special occasions, adding unique and personalized wrapping for your gift can make the event more special and memorable.
In the past, the shirt style wrapping has always been one of the most popular styles for my customers, students and the audience of my YouTube videos. It's a stylish, unique and fun way to celebrate Father's Day.
What type of decorations do you add to your gift wrapping?
There are so many ways to upgrade your gift wrapping by adding ornamentations to the package, and one of them is creating ribbon arts.
So today's video is all about adding various themed ribbon arts to your package using my recent favorite, cotton 100% paper ribbon from CreamCityRibbon.com.
Have you added pleats designs to your gift wrapping?
It's a fun and easy way to upgrade your gift wrapping but making a perfect pleats design is not always easy for everyone, especially for the beginners. I've received requests from some of you to make a lesson video on how to fold paper straight and create pleats equally in the same size.
Have you heard of ASMR videos?
According to the Urban Dictionary, the sole purpose of ASMR is to relax people, and ASMR videos are meant to give the viewers a relaxing tingle at the back of their head and/or spine.
These videos usually focus on sounds such as preparing food, whispering gently, crinkling paper, etc.
Whether it's Mother's Day, Birthday or Valentine's Day, who doesn't want to receive a gift of delicious chocolates wrapped in a cute package?
In my new video, I show you how to create a cute Ferrero Rocher style package to gift wrap one of the most popular chocolates....guess what? - Ferrero Rocher! We're going to make a paper cup from scratch first then wrap the chocolates (gift) into a sphere shape just like the Ferrero design, and finally add a cute bow and a flower ornament.
When I stepped into the store, Vansankan Pensée, PRISTINE Friend Shop, I was astonished by the beautiful displays filled with white clothing. They are all made from organic cotton. The owner Miyoko Ishihara was stylishly wearing an all-white outfit, she smiled and said "do you know why organic fluffy cotton fiber ball doesn't sink in water? It contains natural oil which helps to protect your skin from dryness, itching and other problems."
About 6 years ago, I performed furoshiki-fabric gift wrapping demonstrations at a Japanese clothing store in the heart of Manhattan, New York City.
If you love DIY craft projects, the holiday season must be a fun and exciting time for you! Decorating trees and rooms, making your own holiday Christmas wreath and ornaments, designing and wrapping your gifts, making handmade holiday cards...there are so many creative projects to do.