Category Archives: wrapping

Infinity raindrop gift tags

It is about this time of year that I begin to get all antsy for spring. I’m ready for sun and warmth – yet the rain and clouds seem to stay around forever! Continuing from last week, I...

Hand Font: Lettered Wrapping Paper

Making you own hand-lettered wrapping paper is a wonderful way to create pretty packages that are both easy and affordable. Write a love note to hand to your dearest for Valentine’s day, encouraging wishes for a couple...

25 Easy Handmade Bows

Although, the Christmas season is behind us there are still many reasons to give gifts this coming year – birthdays, wedding season and Valentines day are all coming quickly. Here is a roundup of my favorite...

DIY Sequin Hearts

Today finally feels like the first day of the new year. All the decorations are put away, the kids are back at school, and I am already looking ahead (just a bit) to hearts, flowers, and...

Hand Font: Canvas Gift Tags

Hand written projects bring such a nice touch to the holidays. But, what do you do if – like me – your handwriting is not so great. You fake it! I am excited to share these...

Molded Clay Antlers

Antlers are such a pretty detail this time of year. These molded clay antlers are an easy afternoon project and they require no animals to be harmed in their making! With bright glitter on the end,...

Wrap it Up: Wooden Gift Tags

These wooden gift tags naturally work to take presents up a notch. They are simple to make and the look gives even the simplest of packages a more festive appearance. Perfect for a natural Christmas look.

50 DIY Christmas Gifts

The holidays get busy, and fast. Giving handmade gifts is an easy way to slow down and put meaning into the season. Here is list of 50 favorite gifts that are simple to make and pretty...

Printable Christmas Gift Tags

I am so pleased that Ashley agreed to hand illustrate these Christmas gift tags. Her pen is the prettiest I know! Download the PDF set of three right here and enjoy an easy wrapping season. Hand illustration...

Subtle Christmas Wrapping

Sometimes receiving a beautifully wrapped gift is far better than anything that could be inside the box!  It gives a sort of magic to the gift and tells the recipient that you have gone to great...

Wrap it Up with Painted Hearts

The big half-heart craze hit sweaters everywhere this fall. Did you snag one? Recreate the brilliant trend on wrapping paper with brown bags and pretty paint. Simply wrap, trace and paint. Perfect for your sister’s birthday...

accordion bow wrapping

Accordion bows make easy work of wrapping up presents and treats this fall. They are pretty, but not too fluffy, and fit right in with the season of chill and spook. To make the little bows –...

wrap it up | with paper flowers

Since we are quickly heading into fall and the upcoming holidays I’ve decided to re-institute our wrapping series. Here is a simple DIY for paper flowers to top of simple packages. I love how the flowers...

dish towel fruit tote

For a quick thank you gift, hand off a pretty dish towel bag filled with locally grown fruit to your hostess or party guests this summer. I spotted similar fruit totes for sale and thought they...

luggage favor tags

These printable luggage tags are wonderful. They fit in perfect for summer as favors tags or gift labels and would make a ho-hum Bon Voyage invitation great. Just fill in the guest of honor info, punch...

paper tissue wreaths

I’ve been on a wreath kick this spring. Something about the warm sun has inspired me to get bright colors up on my doors and windows (and has slightly encouraged their washing as well). These ones...

bright paper wreaths

These bright paper wreaths have quickly become one of my favorite projects for spring. I designed them in exaggerated form to share over at the Bride’s Cafe today. See the complete tutorial here and check out...

reusable drink carrier

Be a good (and stylish) guest this summer and bring your BBQ drinks in a reusable fabric drink carrier. Then leave it for your host to enjoy! To make the carriers use a rectangular piece of...

wood grain printable tags

These gifts tags will wrap up a birthday, shower or wedding present with the bright floral punch they just may need! They would make pretty label toppers too. Download the tags by clicking here. Graphic design...

bright tassled packages

Brighten up any package with miniature ribbon tassels. I made two different versions as favor toppers for Project Wedding. The pink paper tassels are my favorite (you can find the paper craft ribbon at Cost Plus)....

clay stamped escort cards

My latest DIY for Project Wedding includes brightly colored clay transformed into escort cards. I have been wanting to work with the medium of clay and found these colorful varieties that look perfect for a spring...

illustrated spring party printables

The struggle of spring to break through. A perfectly gorgeous illustration that will make a wonderful impression on a bridal shower or birthday party this season. Download the PDF packet which includes one full page print...

ombre favor tote bags

Favors handed out in these bright spring totes will make anyone from your bridesmaids to your kids crack a smile. They would be the perfect leaving piece at a spring party, gift bag for a wedding,...

wrap it up | with festive gift tags

Judy Kaufmann has a gorgeous site filled with illustrations that elicit celebration. Her designs are bright and whimsical, these gift tags are no exception. I am pleased she has designed this original set to share in...