Tonight is an auction to benefit Murch Elementary School in Washington, DC., and Nomads and Housewives has donated $150 worth of services to be auctioned off. It’s gonna be awesome! It is such a kick to see the look of relief on a client’s face when I come in to their home or work… Continue reading Tell Everyone!
Ah, the month of the Hallmark holiday that many love or loathe. For some, February is just long enough after December to feel refreshed and give again, no matter the occasion. Here are a few patterned gems I wrapped this month… Pink polka dots on yellow pattern with some French and a honey maker thrown… Continue reading February in Review
Sometimes the world becomes in sync and all of a sudden the magic of a color makes itself known. Black was that color for a bit as the new year began. Sometimes it comes across really strong, like when I paired it with polka dots and a hand-made tassel and simple tag: Other times it… Continue reading Black Magic
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.