One of my “favorite things” to wrap gifts year-round is brown kraft paper with bakers twine or garden twine. When I was asked to get creative with holiday labels from Martha Stewart Home Office with Avery that are available at Staples stores, I decided to pair them with these favorites. And what fun I did… Read more.
Happy Friday everyone! A few of you have reminded me that even though I posted the printable paper bow templates, I did not give a tutorial on how to assemble them. So I will do just that today. In addition to the tutorial, I am including a Silhouette template as well and the outline template… Read more.
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone back in the United States. Today, I am thankful for every single one of you. . . the readers, cheerers and crafters all over the globe. . . that visit, comment and share their own stories, as I pour my heart and soul into making this a magical place to be…. Read more.
Here is another set of gift wrap for you to round out this season’s chalkboard and woodland themes. . . and it is my other current favorite. . . kraft. These fun patterns mix and match with all of the other Christmas wraps, the chalkboard tags, the woodland tags and the paper bows. Someday I… Read more.
Happy Saturday everyone! It has been a busy week as I am trying to complete everything before I head over to Amsterdam tomorrow. Don’t worry. . . I am a bloggeraholic so you will be hearing from me in the next seven days. Today I am sharing one of my favorites yet! Here is a… Read more.
Today I am sharing one of my favorite quick and easy gift wrap printables. I designed this template a few years ago and have loved adding the fun mini paper sculpture to packages year round. These paper bows are something you can have printed and trimmed, ready to pop onto a bottle of wine or… Read more.
For my next round of gift wrap, I designed Winter Wonderland featuring my woodland buddies that were here for Easter, for summer bookmarks, and now here for Christmas! The collection also includes a chalkboard garland, a birch faux bois and a wooly dot pattern. Of course these coordinate with the chalkboard set as well. For… Read more.
I think you may all know by now that I have a thing for gift wrapping. And gift wrap. In a few minutes, I head over to West Elm to teach a creative gift wrapping class. I have been busy designing 16 different wraps these last few weeks, which I will post in the next… Read more.
Last Christmas, a designer friend of mine introduced me to making the paper poinsettia from a cocktail napkin. I loved this idea, and after a few tweaks and a glitter addition, I love it even more. I now call it my 30 second gift topper. I have made a step-by-step tutorial below and promise after… Read more.
Happy Friday! Today is all about two of my favorite things. . . gift wrapping and chalkboards. I have designed for you a sheet of both tags to tie onto your gifts and another page of labels both with the Christmas design. You can easily personalize your tags and labels in Acrobat Reader by first… Read more.
It is the first Monday of November already! How did that happen? I will start the week on a personal note. First of all, thank you. . . all of you who sent me words of encouragement and cheer last week. It really touched my heart in a deep way and reminded me why I… Read more.
To coordinate with your Holiday foodie gift labels that I shared with you yesterday, I am adding this recipe card just like the Fall version but with the winter greens rather than Autumn leaves. These are great to coordinate your favorite Christmas or winter holiday labels or to add to your favorite jar of cookies… Read more.
One of my favorite gift to give for the Holidays is something from my kitchen. Who doesn’t love food? It may be something I make myself, or a gourmet favorite I purchase. Either way, foodie gifts are something everyone can use. For this year’s food gifts I have designed a set of chalkboard style Christmas/Holiday… Read more.
Hello everyone! It is harvest time and what a perfect time of year to give a gift of your homemade food or favorite beverages. To add that personalized touch to your gifted goodies, I have designed a set of chalkboard style, fall food labels for you. These labels are also designed for you to add… Read more.
Happy FALL everyone! This week I am sharing a Halloween party kit to match this party invitation. . . one post at a time, featuring these smiling bats, cute owls, happy cat, jolly pumpkins and giggling ghosts all on a chalkboard style background. Today we start with candy labels. What a great way to decorate… Read more.
Last week I was working on some new Christmas and Winter Holiday projects and started experimenting with gold paper and gold foil to make some festive paper feathers. Though they are perfect for some upcoming holiday posts, I am also loving them for Fall. Of course they make an gorgeous Autumn gift topper and these… Read more.
Today I am sharing printables for these French inspired black and white gift tags and two very colorful gift wraps. I love the contrast of black and white with the bright colors and thought this set would be a great mid-summer inspiration for you. Here is the background story of these designs. A year ago… Read more.
Here is a fun printable for you to dress up little packages and gifts. These bear hug gift tags and mini chevron bows are great for kids and I have used them for grown up gifts as well. The free PDF printable comes in a salmon pink, teal and citrus orange. Happy Friday! ~ Lia
For those of you who knew me from my former blog, you may recognize these tags. They were one of my first chalkboard style designs and still one of my favorites so I wanted to share them again here on this blog. These tags are great for any occasion all year round so download the… Read more.
Last year one of my designer friends introduced me to this adorable DIY gift bag. It was a version of this bag (to wrap the over sized rubber duck) that got me into round 2 of the Scotch Brand Most Gifted Wrapper contest which gave me the opportunity to win. This is now my wrapping… Read more.