How to Trick Someone When They Are Unwrapping a Gift

This instructable tells you how to trick someone when they are unwrapping a gift.  It is super fun to see somebody's face when they (for example) open up a gift and the box is cheese but inside its money! :)

Step 1: Material

What you will Need:

A box that isn't your gift inside
Your gift
Wrapping Paper 

Step 2: Step 1

Put your gift inside a box that isn't your gift.  I used a camera box, but inside, it's lotion. Place your box onto the wrapping paper.  Cut about three inches away from the gift.  Take one side of the wrapping paper and tape it on top of the gift.  Repeat with the other side of the paper. 

Step 3: Step 2

Now its time to do the sides.  When you fold the paper down and its touching the ground, trim a little off until when you fold the wrapping paper, it ends to about the middle of the box.  Repeat with the other side. 

Step 4: Step 3

Crease one of the edges and fold it into a triangle look (pictures show how to do this).  Tape the top of the triangle tightly.  Repeat on the other edge.  Take the flap that hasn't been touched yet and fold it against the box.  Tape the top of the triangle.  Repeat steps 2 and 3 on the other side.  Then you are done! :) 



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    7 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks for the gift-wrapping guide, but I'm not sure I totally understand the overall purpose of this one. I think the art of hiding a gift inside another one's box is as old as however long boxes have been around.