How to Pack Valuables with Newspaper

Do you have fragile valuables to pack up to store or transport? Here's a safe and easy way to keep those precious valuables from breaking.

Steps

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    Lay out a piece of newspaper on a flat surface. Make sure the newspaper is large enough to cover the whole item.
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    Set your valuables in the center of the newspaper. Remember to make sure the sheet you have chosen is the correct size.
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    Take note of the shape of the item. Fold the corners over it. To do this, take hold one corner and pull it tightly over the item, before doing the same to the opposite corner.
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    Shape the newspaper in and around the curves. Make sure the newspaper is wrapped tightly around.
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    Place it carefully in a box of your choice. When choosing a box to store it in, make sure there are no sharp objects or blunt ones which may damage the item.
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    Seal the box, and continue with the transport of storage.

Tips

  • Use more than one sheet of newspaper to ensure that the item is secure.
  • Also consider using bubble wrap to cushion the item and guarantee a safe transport.

Warnings

  • Make sure the newspaper is the correct size for the item.

Things You'll Need

  • Newspaper
  • Cardboard box
  • Packing tape or similar

Article Info

Categories: Clutter Busting