Once you've mastered the art of gift-wrapping books, candles, and wine bottles, you're ready to learn how to wrap a gift without tape. This next-level project takes a little bit of practice to get just right, but it's well worth the effort for those who are trying to take a more minimalist and less wasteful present-wrapping approach. We found that this gift-wrapping hack works best with rectangular or cube-shaped items. For rounded or irregular-shaped gifts, you can package them in a homemade wrapping-paper gift bag (which, unfortunately, will require you to use tape). While wrapping a gift without tape may not make sense for every item or recipient, it's a nice thing to do for anyone who likes to save and reuse wrapping paper instead of simply tearing and tossing it. For the person who delights in every detail, here are the step-by-step instructions on how to wrap a gift without tape.