Widely known as ‘the gift wrap guru’, Jane Means has made a global business out of showing people how to wrap their presents properly. Jane started her company on a tiny budget from her very own kitchen table, making bespoke cards and wedding stationary. Since then she has been hard at work, establishing a gift wrapping training academy with workshops running in both the UK and Singapore. In addition to this, Jane has worked as a consultant for various places such at The White Company and provides luxury gift wrapping services for the likes of Chanel, Dior, and Selfridges. In short – she’s the perfect person to show you how to wrap a gift like a pro. Jane now has has her very own team, and creates designs which are sold on her blog and in luxury stores such as Liberty and Fortnum and Mason. Jane’s other endeavours include her own TV show on the channel, Create and Craft. If that’s not enough, she’s appeared on numerous other shows including The Paul O’Grady Show and This Morning. Oh, and she’s wrapped a gift for the Queen.
Her own designs, which you can buy online, include just about every kind
ribbon you can imagine, from a playful polka dot to luxurious velvet.
She also sells a wide range of colourful paper bags, a selection of
lace, various pretty labels and much, much more. If you’re feeling extra
dedicated, why not grab a copy of her DVD, The Art of Wrapping. Whether you’re wrapping for Christmas or a birthday, Jane has got you covered. So as the festive season draws closer, British entrepreneur Jane Means, shows us how to tackle the intricate task of tying the perfect bow. For more information and tutorials, check out Jane’s blog here.
In need of some more stylish wrapping paper? Fashion designer Holly Fulton has collaborated with McArthur Glen for the British Red Cross to create an exclusive line of luxury wrapping with all proceeds going to the charity.