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December 6, 2011

It's A Wrap: Holiday Edition

My oh my, how's everyone doing today?
I was all snuggled in my bed with my fluffy puppy this morning, when I woke up to a text from BF saying it snowed! What a great way to wake up! :)

Luckily KC just got a light dusting, but it made my work commute about 90 minutes... gee whiz! Good thing I had my Christmas music to keep me company, eh?

So, like most of you, I have Christmas on my mind and can barely believe it's less than 3 weeks away! I made a point to purchase Christmas presents early, so almost everyone is checked off my list! Now all I have to do is the wrapping...

Never before have I purchased everything in enough time to add personal touches to the wrapping, so this is my year! I am loving the brown paper and twine themed gift wrapping this year! Here are a few photos that I'm using for inspiration...

Now if only I had these things to help me out... I mean how cool would it be to have a gift wrap ROOM!?

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Here are some of the DIY wrapping how-to's that I will be visiting:

- Martha Stewart: Christmas Workshop

- Real Simple: 21 Holiday Gift Wrapping Ideas

- BHG: Christmas Crafts & Decor

What holiday wrapping trends are you loving?


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  1. I'm wrapping all of my presents (except the kids "santa" presents, of course) in brown kraft paper. I bought a bunch of glitter ornaments (think reindeer, snowflakes, etc) last year on clearance, so I'm using them on the outside of the packages with red and silver ribbon!

  2. I'm loving wrapping presents like this also!

  3. I love wrapping... SO MUCH FUN! haha I like to wrap all fancy too sometimes.

    I saw it snowed in KC. Just had a friend move there and they posted the pics from their apartment window. We do not get a lot of "that white stuff" here in Alabama LOL

  4. oh my goodness. i just adore that first wrapping idea!

    xoxo, megs

  5. great ideas! i usually just go for the gift bag bc its so easy...but youre inspiring me to kick my wrapping skills up a bit :) xo

  6. I'm kinda obsessed with that first wrapping job--newspaper and red letter tags. Brilliant! I'm so interested in pretty, unique wrapping. Gotta look up some ideas on Pinterest!

  7. thought i would tell you - did a winter accessory post today and featured your headwrap


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