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Best way to wrap a bike?

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TessTackle Mon 10-Nov-14 13:38:53

DD (4 in 2 weeks sob!) will be getting her first proper bike.
Seeing as she will be with ExP I'd like her to come home to it set up.

How is the best way of wrapping? Chucking a Christmas table cloth over it a la the play kitchen she got last year?
Wrapping it round and round in paper and sticking a giant now on it? could be loads of fun for DP and I

All suggestions welcome, thanks!

TessTackle Mon 10-Nov-14 13:39:17

Now should be bow.

MsAspreyDiamonds Mon 10-Nov-14 14:07:10

Be environmentally friendly & wrap with a xmas table cloth or duvet cover!

SeptemberBabies Mon 10-Nov-14 14:18:50

I didn't wrap the bikes, just tied big bows around the handle bars.

TessTackle Mon 10-Nov-14 14:20:31

Tablecloths it is! Will attach a giant now for good measure.

Oldraver Mon 10-Nov-14 20:39:54

I have bought bike wraps before now, even the 99p sell them. Have you got any long curtains as you can put a bike behind them

TessTackle Mon 10-Nov-14 20:45:58

Curtains are to window sill but that's a great idea! I think I'll go with the Christmas table cloths for now and keep an eye out for bike wraps in poundland.
Thanks smile

Icedfinger Mon 10-Nov-14 21:15:51

Wrap a tiny small bike?
Or something for it eg helmet, lock, lights etc.
Wrap a shed/garage key?
Put bike in a huge box?

TessTackle Mon 10-Nov-14 21:25:52

Oooh wrapping the helmet is a top shout! I didn't think of that at all. I can wrap the helmet and wheel the bike out to her once she works it out.

twentyten Mon 10-Nov-14 21:42:24

We did a string attached to the bike with clues ..

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