Recipients come with all kinds of different passions and memories. Tuning into these kinds of things is my most favorite way to be creative when wrapping their presents.

The largest present (pictured below) ┬áis for a fun-loving Midwestern couple who loves the gift-giving season but doesn’t care for the weather that comes with it. I was able to give a twist on the traditional Christmas colors of red and green by adding candy cane stripes, a look of glitter, and a big gold and red bow topped off with a ornament.

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Another gift recipient loves preppy fashion, so plaid paper and a simple double red/blue/gold bow with a simple gift tag was perfect.

They say big things come in small packages, so the sassy recipient of the boxes covered with leopard paper and thin double ribbon in Christmas colors is going to be very pleased when she opens her gifts!
One particular recipient was described to me as having a “James Bond persona” so of course I busted out my international stamps, with a small envelope attached with international money (no longer being circulated) inside, just in case he needs to make a fast exit.

Finally, one recipient is a devout international traveler with a love for simplicity. Three pieces of out-of-circulation paper money from various countries became part of the wrapping paper with a tag in red and a simple gold string to help make it stand out.


Colorful and Plentiful

I had such a great time helping to prep for the giving season with a client who wanted to get a jump on things. 

I wrapped presents for adult friends and colleagues of my lovely client, and am coming back in a few days to wrap even more gifts for her family members. 

 No two gifts are wrapped alike. I was able to use some one-of-a-kind tags and vintage postal stamps. Here are some close ups of a few of the fun and simple wrapping…


   If you haven’t already seen my Instagram, I couldn’t help myself when I was told one recipient loves color and Anthropologie inspired decor…