The Alternative Advent

November is the perfect time to start planning and making your own advent for loved ones. In this months blog we explore some alternative advents and give you our top ideas for packaging and display!...

How to Guide – Prettily Packaging a Homemade Gift!

Homemade gifts are back in fashion and that's official! Over the years the home crafted market has been growing organically but add in a global pandemic and lots of people with a need to fill lots of spare time or a need to save money and...

When life Gives you Lemons (and Lemon Gift Wrap!)

It's been a difficult few months and life really has given us our fair share of lemons hasn't it? Thankfully we're a really resourceful and creative nation with our glasses half full and so throw us a lemon and we're likely to pop on...

Gift Wrapping Art – Collage

Unleash the inner artist with some creative Gift Wrapping Collage in this months More Pretty Things Blog ...

Ode to the Daffodil…

I've always had a huge love and appreciation of Daffodils. For me, when Winters end is dragging its heels and the sky is hung over us like an oppressive grey cloak, they pop up from the ground like a cheery friend to uplift and remind...

Eco-friendly Christmas Gift Wrapping for Retro Fans

Want to be more eco friendly with your Christmas Gift Wrapping but don't know how? No problem! We've teamed up this month with the fabulous Inkabilly Emporium to give you a retro wrapping blog!...

Kids Easter Craft – Chirpy Chick Paper Chain

This months blog is all about having fun and entertaining the kids this Easter but beware all adults, it really is a bit addictive and you might just end up joining in or finding excuses to make it without them! Creating your own decorations is so...