Completed DIY Shrink Wrapped Basket

How to Shrink Wrap a Gift Basket

Learn how to shrink wrap a gift basket using a Wagner FURNO 300 Heat Gun. This simple trick is the easiest way to shrink warp presents and gifts.

Hey everyone, this is Lindi from Love Create Celebrate. Are you in holiday mode yet? The hustle and bustle of the holiday season has started, and we are ready for it! Our stockings are hung, our tree is up, and our shopping lists are made!

Learn how to shrink wrap a basket using a Wagner FURNO heat gun. This simple trick is the easiest way to shrink wrap presents and gifts.

This year we’re trying our hand at a couple of gift baskets for our businesses to donate, which meant it was the perfect time to try put our Wagner FURNO 300 Heat Gun to the test and shrink wrap a gift basket.

Use This Process to Shrink Wrap Any Gift Basket

This process will work to shrink wrap any gift basket, from birthdays, to bridal showers, or baby showers, but ours is specifically for a holiday giveaway, so we found a gift basket at the thrift store and filled it with a few favorite holiday treats and gift cards.

Materials you need to Shrink Wrap Gift Baskets

Materials You’ll Need to Shrink Wrap a Gift Basket

To shrink wrap gift baskets, all you need to do is fill it, and then put it inside a shrink wrap cellophane bag. Then tie up the top and cut off any excess material from the top that you don’t need.

After filling the basket, prepare your cellophane shrink wrap

Using a Wagner Heat Gun to shrink wrap the basket to a tight fit

For a Professional Finish Use a Heat Gun

Using a heat gun, slowly move it back and forth to shrink the cellophane wrap. It works very quickly and only takes a minute to finish the entire basket. If you’re making any gift baskets this year, the Wagner Heat Gun is a great way to make them look finished and professional.

Professional DIY Shrink Wrapped Gift Baskets are perfect for holidays

For detailed instructions on How to Shrink Wrap a Basket

To watch the heat gun in action and see a video of the whole process, check out all of the heat gun tips and tricks on our site!

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