May your season be bright… May you be surrounded by live and light… Peace!
When it gets closer to any big day, stress levels tend to go up. It’s always awesome to see people festive for the season, and I was able to witness this first hand very recently as I wrapped away in a client’s home while she recovered from a busy work week. Christmas Day is very… Continue reading Last Minute Love
I rarely share the gifts my clients choose for their loved ones, but this was special (and I asked permission!). I was asked to wrap childhood artwork for an out of state woman who is the proud aunt to two boys under five years old. The paintings that each boy made are worthy of being… Continue reading Making Memories
The faces of my clients after they see the gifts that have been wrapped for their loved ones or colleagues is joyful for me. Taking that stress out of someone’s life so that they can enjoy their time doing something else – like spending more time with friends and family – is marvolous.
I love using all kinds of unexpected materials to wrap presents, or using traditional craft materials to help the receiver understand how special and they are to the giver. Sometimes there are themes that emerge… Other times it might be a one-off from vintage trims or fabric flowers that are no longer available or hard… Continue reading Giver and Reciever
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) is for a fun-loving Midwestern couple who loves the gift-giving season but doesn’t care for the weather that comes with it. I… Continue reading Bounty
The request was to make these just that: Simple, stackable, and sophisticated. Although I was working outside of my normally colorful parameters, I think these wrapped gifts turned out fantastic. My client was SATISFIED.