#1 Brown Kraft box. Add a wooden bead or
button with a piece of wire. Wrap in one direction with sisal
ribbon (about $.49 yd) and wrap in the opposite direction with raffia.
Keep closed by wrapping raffia around
#2 Natural unbleached parchment paper, sisal
ribbon, hemp string and natural or wooden beads.
#3 Corrugated cardboard, very colorful strings or yarn (available at most craft
#4 Cello bag with two holes punched at top after we folded down the top.
Draw string or hemp through the holes
and finish with small wooden beads. Inside we put a piece of burlap fabric
as a background and finished with a
#5 Stacked soap on a natural slotted wooden soap
dish with a piece of burlap underneath. Tied in two directions with
ribbon or strings. Added a tag.
#6 Baby cello bag used for sample size soap. Finished with leather cord,
tag and raffia ribbon piece.
#7 Stacked two soaps and wrapped with vintage postage design paper (available at
craft store with scrapbook supplies),
finished with vintage-like ribbon.
#8 Kraft box which fits one bar of soap, sticker label and chenille bow.
#9 Muslin bag with sticker label and raffia
ribbon. Muslin bag allow for scent to permeate through.
#10 Band label and shrink wrap (available at most craft stores).
#11 Bar is wrapped with black tissue paper and finished with a sticker label.
Tissue paper is versatile and comes in
many colors and prints. Put the stick over the raw ends to hold together
and no tape is necessary.
#12 Round dish from a planter was filled with three circular soaps,
netting cut to size is finished with two coordinating
#13 Asian theme soap in cello bag, tied with black silk cord and decorated with
an Asian coin and bead.
#14 Soap wrapped in brightly colored
fabrics, tied with a soap holding sponge and waxed string to hold together.
#15 Soaps wrapped in brightly colored fabrics and bright yard. Dab
with craft glue to seal. This is a nice change
from the usual country calicos.
#16 Soaps wrapped in tissue paper and put into a attractive plastic box.
Finished with ribbon and a message sticker
(available at most craft stores).
#17 Soap or small tins wrapped in decorative paper napkins (available at
import stores), finished with wire ribbon.
#18 Felt bag. Holds many soaps. Can be made from 5 small
pieces of felt and whip-stitched together. Cord was
added for a handle.
#19 Whimsical organza drawstring bags for a
special occasion and a matching gift tag.
#20 3-D soap wrapped with fine netting and tied with silk ribbon and gift