Category Archives: wrapping

Sweet and easy teacher gifts

Tis’ the week for holiday parties at school, saying goodbye before Christmas break, and exchanging gifts with the teachers we’ve all grown to love. To create a gift that is thoughtful and adorable at the same...

Glitter trim gift boxes

When it comes to giving gifts to co-workers, packaging is the most important element. Any simple and thoughtful gift will suffice to make your friendly office gift swap, but with the presents sitting on desks all...

star pinata gift wrapping

Gift cards are that special kind of gift that everyone loves to receive, but can sometimes feel a little awkward to give. I personally LOVE receiving gift cards for the holidays – they give me a...

wreath wrapped gifts for creatives

We don’t normally do much in the way of gift guides here at A Subtle Revelry, mostly because there are always way too many holiday DIY’s I am dying to share. This year I will be posting a...

let’s talk about wrapping and wine

Wine is obviously one of my favorite party elements for the holidays and an awesome gift to give. If done right the present is not only simple to buy, but can be personalized to become a...

vintage ornament wrapping

Happy November! I am really excited about this coming couple months. Turkeys, pies, trees… bliss! I love the holidays and am thrilled to be jumping into a season of festive fun with you. Here’s a quick idea...

monster favor bags

To go along with the monster donuts we all loved so much, these monster favor bags are a fun way to hand out candy (or a more healthy trail mix;) this year. They are just creepy enough...

go-to girlfriend gifts to always keep on hand

Whether it’s baby showers, bachelorette parties, birthdays, or teacher appreciation days – I am often looking to grab gifts for the grown-up women in my life. My requirements for girlfriend gifts are affordability (I’m often in...

sponge stamped wrapping paper

I found a few sponges lying around the house not getting any use (because you know how much I LOVE to clean) and I decided they could be living a much more glamorous life being used...

paper folded gift card holders

Gift cards have definitely become my gift of choice for so many events, from weddings to birthdays. I love seeing friends’ faces light up when receiving gift cards to their favorite shops (and let’s be honest,...

custom wrapping paper for dad

I saw the best idea the other day! When it comes to Father’s Day we always like to go sweet and silly with our gifts. A gift to match the guy. Well, my friends at Zazzle...

printable thank you note stickers

Stickered thank you boxes are my newest obsession for saying a simple spring thanks! I love how the bright and simple text turns any small box into a wrapped gift of thankfulness. Stash a spa gift...

dip dyed bouquet holders

Spring is a favorite around here for many reasons. The sun, the light, the flowers… The Flowers! To show off your flowers in pretty style these dip dyed bouquet holders are a great addition to any...

printed ribbon + secret message wrapping

I love to personalize packages with pretty text and these printed sentiment ribbons from Twill Tape do such a great job. I am seriously in love with them! You can have 1 yard lengths of them...

monkey’s fist knotted garland

Monkey’s fist knots have been a favorite around our house. When I spotted these pretty necklaces, I immediately knew they would be amazing decor for my next party. We simplified the design and made it an...

mod and merry christmas decor

Bright and modern Christmas decor has definitely been a favorite in our house this year. When Blush and Whim sent over this colorful Christmas table, I was immediately drawn to it – and not just because...

big bow gift toppers

Having a casual gathering of friends during the holiday’s is one of my favorite things to do. Last summer I hosted a craft party and it went so well that I’ve been planning another for Christmas....

face front gift wrapping

There are presents that call for ruffles and lace, and presents that call for fun and games. For the later we’ve designed these fun face package faces to lend a nod of whimsy for birthday gifts...

printable summer wrapping paper

Even though there is pretty amazing wrapping inspiration online, I was aching to do something original for a special gift I had to wrap this week. I was thrilled when Sibylle agreed to design a bright and...

25 summer gift wrapping ideas

Our summer has been filled with a line-up of weddings and birthdays. I’ve been scrolling through all the awesome ideas around for wrapping each present in a simple and pretty way. Here are 25 easy ideas...

stamping with rubberbands

Stamping with rubberbands is an easy way to update just about anything in our homes. The process is very simple and the result is festive and fun! A great way to make napkins, shirts and wrapping...

large print photo wrapping paper

Father’s Day is coming up soon, wedding season is upon us, and graduations are in full swing. Here is a simple idea to make your gifts special this season- wrap them in oversized printed photos. Use sweet photos...

faux chalkboard gift tags

Creating the look of pretty chalkboards with basic black construction paper was a wonderful discovery for us last month. Now it seems the possibilities of what can be made with the faux chalkboards are endless. Simple gift tags are...

Vegetable Stamped Wrapping Paper

I can’t begin to explain how much I’ve been looking forward to stamping with vegetables this spring. I decided to try it first on a long roll of white butcher paper to make my own wrapping paper and...

How to dye twine

I had fun last week experimenting with twine dying. I wanted to find a way to do it without needing any fancy supplies. After a bit of trial and error, I found out that white vinegar and food coloring did...