Five More Fab Last Minute Wraps

Well it seems that there are many of us who love buying gifts and absolutely appreciate receiving them but who maybe, just maybe (judging by the response to my blog Five Fab Last Minute Gift Wraps) leave wrapping them to the last minute. This definitely calls for Five More Fab Last Minute Wraps – wraps […]

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Five Fab Last Minute Christmas Wraps

We’ve all been there….Christmas Day fast approaching, gifts still to wrap, shops well and truly closed and alas…you run out of wrapping paper. What do you do? Or, to be more precise, what do you do that looks rather fabulous? After much trial and a great deal of error, I am pleased to announce my […]

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How to wrap an entire CD collection

Remember the days of the CD tower? C’mon I know a few of you do! Perhaps the ugliest piece of furniture ever created despite numerous attempts at designer versions, has now been consigned to the pages of history thanks to internet streaming. But here’s the thing. While internet streaming is up there with space travel as […]

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Just One Qantas Magazine

Around Christmas time I spend a fair bit of time on planes travelling to wrapping workshops and presentations and in store gift wrapping events. As a wrapper, if you are not going to be busy in November and December, you should hang up your scissors and double sided tape. Even though there is always plenty […]

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Faux Bois

If we Southern hemisphere wrappers edited out every skerrick of Christmas paper, trim, ribbon or tag with a wintery Northern Hemisphere theme, we would be seriously limiting our options. I have long moved past any problem with snowy, cold and frozen patterns when it is 36 degrees Celsius outside and it seems some what churlish to return […]

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Black and White About This

My favourite stand out trend for Christmas 2016 is the simplicity and clean lines of black and white. Yes… I love other looks but it’s the monochromatic black and white that I have chosen for my family Christmas along with accents of pine, twine and cork. In the process I have learned a lot (who ever said […]

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