In the Bag

I am on the record as not being a huge fan of the gift bag – those horrible mass produced bags with uninspiring patterns and a cheap gloss finish. Perhaps it is a bit harsh, but using one of these for a gift wrap seems a little but lazy to me. Like everything in life though, there are […]

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Working on Your Belly

Every field of endeavor has its own vocabulary and so it is with gift wrapping. From the bone folder and the hot gun to trimming, tassels and twines. From  grosgrain, jacquard and picot edge ribbons to faux bois, otami and paisley patterned paper. We have wrapping styles such as Tsutsumi and Furoshiki  and endless ways to fold and pocket and […]

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