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Does anyone know any nice, creative ways to wrap drawings/pictures? Answered

For the holiday season this year, I plan to give away personalized drawings of an item the recipient loves. 
The only problem is that I have no idea on how to wrap them.
I would really appreciate it if someone has any ideas or suggestions on this matter.
Thanks
-Tqwerty

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canucksgirl
canucksgirl

Best Answer 8 years ago

I've done many a DIY drawing for gifts, and they have all gone over really well. Because everyone has a different "style" they prefer for frames, I opted to go a "deceptive route" and put the drawings into old calendars.

When they were opened, my dad in one case, looked, then said thanks, then realized... and said "isn't this an old calendar"?, so I just said, really??? look inside to make sure, and then upon opening the calendar, he found his real gift.

It's a little cheesy, but it went over well and was memorable. You can try that if they will fit inside a calendar.

If you want more ideas (as I tend to have many), give me an idea on how large these drawings are.

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tqwerty
tqwerty

Answer 8 years ago

That sounds pretty funny. Great idea!

One of them is about 9x11cm and the other is about 10x15cm.
I haven't finished them all yet.. (yes I know I'm cutting it close)

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canucksgirl
canucksgirl

Answer 8 years ago

oooh. Definitely cutting it close, but ya, if you have some old calendars, give them a try. They should just be big enough for the sizes you are making your drawings. Good Luck. Let us know what you use and/or if you need more ideas.

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tqwerty
tqwerty

Answer 8 years ago

Okay, thanks very much.

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rickharris
rickharris

8 years ago

Postal tube make it into a Christmas cracker.

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tqwerty
tqwerty

Answer 8 years ago

That sounds like an awesome idea!
Although I would rather not deform them in any way...

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rickharris
rickharris

Answer 8 years ago

You don't need to just roll then and slide into the tube and decorate the tube.

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tqwerty
tqwerty

Answer 8 years ago

Wouldn't it be difficult to re-flatten afterwards, though?

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rickharris
rickharris

Answer 8 years ago

I would assume that if they are nice pictures to be valued they will get them framed which will make them flat again.

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onrust
onrust

Answer 8 years ago

Or even a paper towel tube....?

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monsterlego
monsterlego

8 years ago

Buy a frame for it then wrap it.

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tqwerty
tqwerty

Answer 8 years ago

That's a great idea but I'm going completely DIY this year.
I am, though, going to look into easy homemade frames now.
Thanks!

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connoboarder
connoboarder

8 years ago

maybe use tissue paper to gently wrap it...http://www.merryenterpriseskzn.co.za/imageFiles/items/Insp-21l.jpg ...that image is what i mean

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tqwerty
tqwerty

Answer 8 years ago

Thanks for the answer, but I have a feeling that you might be able to see through..

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connoboarder
connoboarder

Answer 8 years ago

perhaps multiple layers