Packaging How To

7 Easy Ways to Reduce Packaging Waste and Save Money

Rising landfill costs have compelled manufacturers, retailers, and distributors to use packaging material as efficiently as possible and prevent waste. From using reusable packaging to product refills to self-dispensing solutions, retail businesses are trying every way to reduce their packaging waste but the most effective [...]

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How to Make a Tissue Flower Bow

Making a tissue flower bow is a fast and easy way to dress up a gift bag, string up to decorate a room, or decorate your favorite gift box.You will need:One or more colors of 20x30” Tissue paperScissorsFloral WireLet’s get started!Step 1: Layer the colors of tissue and fold in half (20x15) and cut along the fold, [...]

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THE ADVANTAGE OF CUSTOM PRINTED TISSUE

Gift wrapping the customer’s purchases has long been a tradition for many gift and jewelry shops as well. While we are seeing a trend towards gift bags and away from gift boxes, there is still an overwhelming demand for tissue paper to either stuff in the bag or fold over the purchased product in a gift box.Are you [...]

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Packaging Cookies and Other Gourmet Gifts

Gifts aren’t just for the big holidays or life events. There are many times when an every day gift is the perfect way to lift someone’s spirits or enhance a friendship. Often these every day gifts (or “just because” gifts as I call them) take the form of a gourmet treat. Why? Because, many of our memories revolve around [...]

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How to Gift Wrap Anything Like a Pro

Those gifts in the catalog or online all look so beautiful, with their perfect bows, and stylish gift patterns. So you buy the same gift wrap, and the perfect matching ribbon. But somehow your gift still looks on the frumpy side when you’re all done. Believe it or not , there is just one simple secret you need to know to [...]

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How to Decorate With Tulle

Tulle shows up in decorations for virtually every kind of event or party and for good reason. It is inexpensive, it comes in every color and size imaginable and best of all it looks great out of the box. So you really don’t need to do a lot of work (comparatively) when decorating with tulle. The possibilities are quite [...]

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Custom Printed Retail Packaging

As we all know by now (because I articulated with great explanation in a previous blog post) that custom retail packaging (bags and boxes for those that missed my last blog post) is a very efficient and economical way of marketing your store/brand.  Now the question is what kind of customization should I use? There are [...]

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Who should Customize their Retail Packaging?

Retail packaging comes in many shapes and sizes. From the plastic bottle that your laundry detergent comes in to the pallet on the floor at Costco, to the paper bag that you carried your groceries home in (right, I meant to say the reusable non-woven tote you carried your groceries home in). These are all examples of [...]

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6 Things You've Probably Never Done With Tissue Paper But Might Want To.

Tissue paper is one of those items that you always seem to have around the house leftover from wrapping gifts or maybe collected from gifts you were given. It's uses seem endless, you see it's not just for wrapping, you can use it for kids crafts or make flowers, and even a Christmas tree out it. Since you probably have [...]

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How to use Curling Ribbon

Curling ribbon is easy to use, but we often hear "why don't my curls look like the pictures?" He are some quick tips on how to control the curls when using curling ribbon.

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