Pumpkin orange

What else could it be for 31 October than a Halloween wrap? Love it or loathe it Halloween is all around us with its ghoulish motifs and signature pumpkin orange. So for us a two gift wrap featuring Halloween printables from Paper Glitter in a striking black and white and a highlight orange chord. Not […]

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Checking in on checklists

Did you know today 30 October is Checklist Day? Who knew!! Who could live a single day without a checklist? It is said that the first checklists were devised in the 1930s by pilots looking for a way to increase safety during takeoff. I am a big fan of the checklist and at the moment I […]

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Eddie Everywhere

Today 29 October Eddie McGuire celebrates his 51st birthday and his 17th anniversary as President of the Collingwood Football Club. Earlier this week he hosted a black tie dinner to launch Collingwood’s new event space, The Glasshouse. So for Eddie Everywhere I have teamed a black and white Collingwood stripe with a black tie tailored bow. […]

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Brideshead Revisited

Happy Birthday this 28 October to Evelyn Waugh, the novelist, travel writer, satirist, biographer and reviewer who is recognised as one of the greatest English wordsmiths of the twentieth century. Our favourite work is Brideshead Revisited though we also love A Handful of Dust and Put Out More Flags. Our Waugh Wrap features Art Deco […]

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Basil!

Today 27 October we say happy birthday to The British actor and author John Cleese. My wrap is a nod to my favourite Cleese creation ( though Life of Brian came very close). I tried to find wrapping paper of a herd of wilderbeast but could not find nothing that suited. I have gone for a map of Torquay […]

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Slivers of silver

Today 26 October we are wrapping for a silver anniversary. Silver patterned paper and a floaty oversized silver ribbon combine to wrap a special silver gift inside. Mmmmmm … Wonder what it could be? This wrap reinforces my obsession with putting things in a box to wrap them – nothing beats the look of a […]

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Passionate Red

Today 25 October is the birthday of French composer Georges Bizet. Bizet is best known for his opera Carmen, the production of which was delayed due to concerns that its themes of betrayal and murder would offend audiences. Bizet died just three months after the opera’s premiere in 1875, unaware Carmen would become a spectacular […]

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Red and white delight

Sometimes simplicity is king and so it is this 24 October. White white paper, red grosgrain ribbon and you have a wrap that hints at Christmas but could be for any range of occasions.

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Pouch or packet

It might only be 23 October but we wrappers are already thinking Christmas and new ways on traditional themes. So today I am wrapping cutlery in its very own cutlery pouch.The Christmas Cutlery pouches are being released tomorrow. I am just a bit in love with cutlery pouches for an informal gathering. You can get all the cutlery […]

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I spot a wombat

Today 22 October is Wombat Day which celebrates all things wombat. The day commenced in 2005 to recognise one of our most under appreciated marsupials. One of the traditions of Wombat Day is to decorate a cake with the image of a wombat. But my icing skills are not good enough for that, so I have stuck […]

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