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...

Halloween Lollipop Crafting Fun

Halloween may not be everyones cup of tea but love it or hate it the chances are there'll be some rather excited little ones landing on your doorstep very soon, so it's time to get creative! Now not having much time this month I've come up...

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...

How to make a Pretty Summer Table Decoration

With summer finally here and alfresco dining in full swing, here’s a quick and easy idea to brighten up any table using some bits and bobs in the house, a dash of creativity and some More Pretty Things know how! For this make you'll need:   A jam...

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...

Recycling Christmas Cards

Every year I receive the most beautiful Christmas cards and the thought of throwing them in a bin (even a recycling one) after someone has spent time, thought and money buying them for me just isn't something I can bare. So this month we're bringing you some...

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...