I don't know about you, but I like wrapping Christmas presents as much as I like picking them out. I won't lie to you, I love that my gifts stand out under the hihihi tree! However, all that wrapping paper, ribbons and cabbage create a lot of garbage for nothing! So I'm offering you a very simple D.I.Y. to create eco-friendly fabric-based wrapping. :)
The Furoshiki technique
The what? The Furoshiki technique is a Japanese folding technique that allows to carry everyday objects. It is also called fabric origami. This technique is becoming more and more popular in order to use less plastic and paper to carry our things or to wrap gifts.
Here is a diagram of several variants of the Furoshiki technique.
You don't have any pieces of fabric nearby? Awaken your creativity, you can use a nice tablecloth, a nice scarf, or an old tablecloth, the possibilities are endless.
Here are a few examples to inspire you:
Reuse them for all occasions. Now it's your turn! Don't forget to show us your creations, we love to see everyone's creativity.
So are you thinking of trying it on?
You still don't know what to give your friends and family for the holidays? Check out our previous article.