Friday, February 08, 2008

Wrapping Presents - When the Paper is Too Small

Here's a trick most people don't know about. What can you do when you're wrapping a rectangular present with the last scrap of wrapping paper, which is (of course) too small?

Here's the trick: rotate the object you're wrapping and try folding the paper diagonally. This makes better use of the wrapping paper (less waste - less paper overlapping other paper), so it often works.