This one is so much fun as the recipient because it’s filled with confetti and you get to shake it all around as you try to figure out what’s inside! (careful not to wrap something fragile when doing confetti wrapping!) All you have to do is wrap your gift as normal (I used my handy brown paper) and then wrap it again (not super tightly) with cellophane (I found at a craft store like Michael’s), leaving one side open to […]
I grew up with a sister whose birthday is New Year’s Eve, so she, like many December/Jan babies, always felt gypped when it came to a special celebration in the midst of Christmas and NYE celebrations. Because of that she always insisted that her gifts not be wrapped in Christmas wrapping paper, which is totally fair. Anyway, since I’ve been wrapping most of my gifts in craft paper late rather than traditional paper, it’s a lot easier lately to skew […]
I like to get those cheap tree picks and other little decor items from places like Michael’s and JoAnn’s and use them for various gift toppers. They’re pretty cheap on their own, but the closer it gets to Christmas, the cheaper they get! This is one of those simple things with twine pulling from each direction and the name cut out like holly leaves.
This is super simple to do with a $1 sparkly snowflake ornament from Target and red & white baker’s twine. The key to perfect spacing is making sure the strings are very tightly tied together in the back. Start with the middle and the other 2 are easier.