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...

Pretty Paper Boats

Yearning to set sail into the sunset? (Or just after keeping the kids busy while you drift off on the sofa for a bit!) Paper boats are a fun and easy to make, traditional oragami craft. And the best bit, you only need a bit of...

Gift Wrapping Art – Collage

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

Totally Tropical Makes

Oh my we are just SO loving the huge trend on anything Botanical or Tropical right now. Not unlike Skinny fit Jeans, Vinyl Records and the singer Howard Jones, Cheese plants have fought their way back from the 80's and rightfully so I say! Of...

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...