I literally never remember to purchase gift tags at Christmastime – and I’m not using the term “literally” for extra drama here. I actually cannot recall a single time I’ve ever picked up gift tags at the store, put them in my shopping basket, and taken them to the register to check out. What usually ends up happening when I’m wrapping presents is I realize my mistake, try to find a nice-enough piece scrap of paper, scribble the recipient’s name on the back, throw on a little Scotch tape, and call it a day. Continue Reading
Sometimes I get sick of using the same old gift wrapping supplies every year – they just never seem to run out! So this year I decided to get a little creative with my Christmas gift wrap by using office supplies to decorate plain brown kraft paper packages. And it was surprisingly easy! Click through to see five different ways to wrap gifts using office supplies.
1. Confetti Ribbon Gift Wrap
For this one I used a small hole punch to create confetti out of different colored post it notes. Continue Reading
At this point in the month, you might be finished with the shopping and have moved on to the gift wrapping (which is actually my favorite part). Make your gift wrap stand out under the tree with these gift wrap ideas that will make the wrapping just as fun as the buying! Whether you want to DIY or just wrap up a fun wrapping paper, there’s an idea to fit your style and aesthetic. Continue Reading
As the time comes to wrap up Christmas gifts this season, why not try something different? Skip the ribbons and string this year and opt for 3D paper bows instead! They’re unique, customizable and reusable…not to mention recyclable. There are at least THREE different techniques for making paper bows at home, and they’re all very easy to complete with or without templates. Mix and match paper patterns and colors, and prepare to up your gift wrap game! Continue Reading
Brown kraft paper is one of those materials that I always keep on hand because it's both cheap and versatile. It can be used for so many different things… including wrapping gifts. Today I'm sharing five creative ways to customize kraft paper to make your gifts look like they came straight from Pinterest. Click through to check them out.
1. Stamp It
For this first idea, you'll use paint to add a pattern to your kraft paper. Continue Reading
There’s something really fun about wrapping gifts at Christmas time don’t you think? Maybe it’s because this is the only time of year I can sing along to carols at the top of my lungs while I wrap. Or perhaps it’s the sheer number of presents I get to play with! Either way, everything feels so magical that it makes me want to make each gift extra festive.
And there’s no easier way to add a little festive cheer to your presents than with some cute gift toppers. Continue Reading
If you've started your holiday shopping already, then you're probably starting to think about wrapping your presents. So today we wanted to share ten super creative ways to use brown kraft paper to wrap gifts – it is inexpensive, trendy, and just begging for embellishments. Click through to check them out.
Still working on wrapping holiday gifts? Or maybe you aren’t finished shopping yet? Today we have some gift wrapping ideas that are a little outside the box – literally and figuratively. We’re sharing ten creative alternatives to basic, store-bought gift wrap… which will in turn save you some money, and be a little friendlier to the environment. Keep reading to check them out!
1. If you’re like me, you probably have a pile of scarves that you never wear. Continue Reading
Don't you love the feeling when you wrap a present just right? All the corners fold in perfectly, the tape isn't wrinkled, and you successfully tie a bow without it being lopsided. It basically feels like a Christmas miracle. On the flip side, sometimes the gift you're trying to wrap is just too awkward or too weirdly shaped, and trying to wrap it turns into an existential crisis of tape and paper cuts. Continue Reading
Father’s Day is right around the corner. Whether you’re making his gift, or picking it up at the store, add a personal touch with one of these fun printable cards & tags! Dad will surely appreciate it this year!
1. Show love for Papa Bear! Get it on Little Luxuries Loft!
2. If you give Dad an annual tie, wrap it up with this classic touch! Continue Reading