DIY Festive Gift Bags

Being a Gift Wrapping Specialist it goes without saying that I tend not to use gift bags very often but when I do I either use a gift bag purposely to transport an already beautifully wrapped gift or I hand make my own 'no peak'...

Get Crafty with Kraft this Christmas

Bored of doing the same old thing with your gift wrapping and looking for some creative inspiration this Christmas? Then look no further than Kraft paper! Being plain, Kraft paper is one of the most versatile papers to use. A blank canvas, it can change its...

Brown Paper ….It’s not just for Christmas!

As a gift wrapper I'm lucky enough to be surrounded by pretty materials with everything I could possibly need at my fingertips to be creative or achieve a particular look I need when wrapping for a client, family or friend. But yet there's one material I...

Summer Gift Wrapping Ideas – Seaside style!

There's sunshine creeping in through the curtains, the sound of buzzing of the bees and colour is in abundance, yes it must be summer and bringing with it, lots of birthdays and occasions to wrap for. Summer has simply the most variety when it comes to...

And they lived happily ever after!

Do you always take a nicely wrapped gift to a wedding even if you’re giving them money or vouchers too? Being a bit of a traditionalist I must admit 'I do'. No matter how small, its all about the thought and celebrating the ‘gift’ of marriage....

Last minute Valentines Wrapping Tip!

Got some last minute wrapping to do this Valentines but have run out of wrapping paper or simply forgotten to get some?  No worries...

Fabulously Festive Gift Wrapping

In our workshops we not only teach lots of gift wrapping techniques but we also like to reveal our secrets of how to transform something rather plain looking into something stunning by adding simple to make, handmade decorative touches! So this month we thought we'd share...

Hello birdie!

In my line of work I have the pleasure of meeting lots of wonderful people, many of them very creative!  This week was no exception and I was thrilled to stumble upon the very talented Artist and Illustrator, Iona Buchanan. Iona has designed a fabulous collection...

A spot of Man Wrapping!

When buying a roll or sheet of gift wrap it can be difficult to see past what to do with it other than tie a ribbon around it, especially when wrapping for men! Achieving a different look or something a little more personal can be...