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...

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...