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...

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....

Meet the maker – Life behind a creative business

It's a pretty natural human desire to know more about those around us. Most magazines and media coverage are full to brimming with celebrity gossip and lets be honest, the more normal 'bad hair day' images and tales of burning the dinner being the most...

Quick and Easy Wool Pom Poms!

It's been some time since the pom pom was ranking top of the craft slot but thanks to a new surge in focus from the fashion and interior design industry, these little sphere's of retro fluff have been making a well earned come back! As a...

Just add a Gift Tag…

Over the years I've found myself with a variety of unintentional collections of this, that and the other. Things that I'm sure I'll need in the future so can't bear to throw away...

Hello Spring!

Hello to Spring and to everyone with a Spring Birthday!  What a lovely time of year to have one ...

How to wrap a magazine…

Being poorly or having a stay in hospital is just rotten isn't it?!  You're often confined to the space you're in and if in hospital you're without your home comforts and things to keep your mind occupied. Now, as a visitor it can be difficult to...

If cake be the food of love…

If you're wanting a truly bespoke gift for someone then how about creating a hamper for them?  A wicker basket, a bottle of port and some smelly cheese may be lovely for some but thinking outside the box  (or wicker basket) can mean you end up...

A spot of Spring Wrapping

Looking for some inspiration for a spot of spring wrapping? Here's some we did earlier that would be just perfect for those Spring Birthdays, Mothers Day or even Easter! Pastel green paper with a white spot has a gorgeous clean and crisp feel about it and simply...

Bespoke Mothers Day Wrapping!

Need some last minute wrapping inspiration for Mothers Day? We've got a few ideas to share with you and don't worry if you've not got time to dash out for materials...