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    Here's How To Wrap A Present Like An Actual Adult

    It's all about the creases, baby.

    Wrapping presents is hard.

    Sometimes, it feels like no matter how exact your measurements are, you run out of paper.

    And if you're trying to wrap anything other than a rectangular box, like a vacuum? Forget about it.

    Since we're in the height of the gift-giving season, here's a simple, 11-step guide to getting perfectly wrapped presents, every time.

    1. Assemble your materials.

    2. Use the present to measure out how much wrapping paper you need.

    Make sure to cut a little more paper than what you measured out.

    3. Fold about 3/4'' of paper and crease to ensure a smooth edge.

    4. Fold in each side, making sure to keep the paper as tight to the box as possible.

    Repeat with the other side.

    5. Pull the edges tight, crease the corners of your box a little bit, and pull tighter, then tape the two sides together.

    The important thing is to never stop creasing: so once you have the two sides taped, make sure your corners are sharp by creasing them with your fingers.

    Now, it's time to tackle the sides. Just like Thanksgiving dinner, the sides are the most important part.

    6. Fold down top half of the paper so it's flush against the box.

    Crease the sides to form two wings.

    7. Fold in the first wing, creasing as you go.

    Make sure to fold the bottom part of the wing so that it forms a triangle.

    8. Fold in the second wing, crossing over the first and creasing along the bottom edge of box and bottom flap.

    9. You now have a bottom triangle! Fold that up, and the finished product should look kind of like an envelope.

    10. Repeat steps 6-10 on the other side of the box.

    11. Add whatever bows or ribbons you'd like, and voila!

    Congratulations!!! You wrapped a gift!