12/22/2014

WEEKEND IN FIVE PICS: LAST MINUTE GIFT WRAP IDEAS...

It's the Monday before Christmas!! So excited... How was your weekend? I got some last minute shopping done, took the BEST nap (i.e. the kind of nap where you wake up and don't realize where you are), read a magazine cover-to-cover for the first time in months, got in a good pre-Christmas workout, and watched Home Alone and The Holiday a few times - my two favorite holiday movies. I also got in some gift wrapping and thought I would style a little shoot  around some of the gifts I wrapped - just in case you need a few really simple last minute ideas...

I like to keep my gift wrap super simple, but thoughtful at the same time. I want it to be nice, but lets be honest - the paper and all of the fixings will end up in the garbage at the end of the day. So I never see the need to spend more than 3-5 minutes wrapping a gift. I typically just take brown postal wrapping paper and use simple things to dress it up. This year, I used fresh greens, cute Sugar Paper gift tags, a variety of ribbon I found at Michaels on sale, and some thread. The fresh greens are probably my favorite touch. They add a realness to the gift and smell oh so good... Anyway, that's just my two cents on my gift wrap this year. Have a great Monday and I'll check back in with you before Christmas!


IN THE POST: KO Sticks Tetraxis Star (c/o) | Sugar Paper Gift Tags | Dauville Small Gold Bowl


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3 comments:

  1. I'm TOTALLY going to use the fresh greens idea! There are plenty of evergreen bushes by my parents' home and I can make an "event" out of it by taking my niece outside to help grab some of the greens. LOVE THIS IDEA!!

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  2. I've noticed that cedar boughs and things brought in from the outside are such a trend this year. Makes it easier for me ...... I both types all around outside. Beautiful photographs!

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  3. So pretty!! The gift wrapping makes the gift that much sweeter!
    xo. Leslie
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