A flash of black ribbon adds a stylish finish to your
Neatly wrap a rectangular gift, such as a fragrant bar of soap,
in tissue paper. Bind with a piece of black scallop-edge ribbon and
secure the two ends firmly by melting a gold sealing-wax candle
over the join. While it's still hot, stamp with your own
personalised wax seal.
SEE MORE DIY DETAILS
Soaps, £6 each, labourandwait.co.uk; tissue paper, £1.50 for
five sheets, paperchase.co.uk; scallop-edge ribbon, £2.95 per
metre, vvroleaux.com; monogram wax-seal set, £24.99,
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