Festive florals

Today 20 September we have a spring time shout out to the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers. Now in its 66th year, the Carnival celebrates all thing floral with the Garden Competition and displays in public gardens a real highlight. Cheers to you Toowoomba … No wonder you’re known as the Garden City. The carnival runs […]

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ARRRGGGGGHHHHH

Aaaarrrrrgggghhhhh!! There’s no better day than Talk Like a Pirate Day. Celebrated for the first time in 1995, the day is all about encouraging people to talk and dress like a pirate. International Talk Like A Pirate Day was a low-key event until 2002 when it received media attention via syndicated humorist Dave Barry. Today, it […]

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Twine shines

Today 18 September it’s all about the twine, featured, woven and tied. Yes we are true twineoholics and believe that a little bit of twine can add panache to any wrap. It took a little bit of work to get this all lined up but the textural feel is worth it. If I had my […]

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Tie the knot

Well it’s a fascinating fact that September 17 is the birthday of Kim Davis the county clerk of Rowan County, Kentucky who gained international media attention after defying a federal court order to issue marriage licenses despite the U.S. Supreme Court decision which held that there is a right to same-sex marriage guaranteed by the […]

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Tons of Tags

How much fun is it unwrapping new finds so you can keep wrapping? Yes it might be 16 September but I am taking delivery of some Christmas touches. You can never go too early!!! We have often said that tags maketh the gift and here’s why. With flouro tags like these you only need kraft or another plain paper […]

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The Day of the dot

Today 15 September is International Dot Day which is all about creativity. The event was inspired by the children’s book The Dot by Peter H Reynolds which shares the story of a teacher who challenges one of his students to believe in her creativity and from a dot on a page she goes onto make […]

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Eighty reasons to smile

Today 14 September we continue our theme of spring time and birthdays with special wishes and wraps for our wonderful aunt who turns 80. Happy birthday Aunty Fay… Have a glorious day and for you a wrap of dusty pinks offset with a pretty little bow. This gift was an irregular shape with rounded corners […]

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Charlie and chocolate

Today 13 September is Roald Dahl Day… BFG, Matilda, James and the Giant Peach and of course Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. So with our thoughts turned to Charlie, chocolate and sweets of all descriptions we could not walk past this beautifully wrapped chocolate fudge at the Melbourne Arts Centre markets. disclaimer… We did not […]

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Dotty for cupcakes

My little cupcake is having a big party tonight 12 September. There will be heaps of lovely people, quirky cocktails ( yes, she’s actually all grown up) and decadent cupcakes of all descriptions. How good does a hokey pokey latte cupcake sound? Blue velvet? Salted Caramel? We’re there. So naturally her gift uses a cupcake wrap […]

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The classy prime

Today’s wrap is bought to you by the number 11 which is totally appropriate for 11 September. I love a good prime number and the fifth prime number is no exception. Did you know there are eleven points on the Canadian maple leaf flag? That there are 111 days between 11 September and the last […]

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