Creative Wrapping 2011

I’m a big fan of unusual and creative gift wrapping. Last year I posted about the typography inspired gift wrapping I did.

This year I had access to a cooler tool than an exacto knife and a few pages from an old book. I decided to use my Makerbot to print all of my gift tags this year. They look awesome and everyone got to keep a little plastic print out of their name.

There isn’t too much to explain with this one. I created the names in Google Sketchup using the text tool, then I moved the letters close enough to overlap so they printed as one solid piece and extruded the names so they were around 3mm thick. A quick print, careful gluing and this year’s gifts were ready to go under the tree.