What big eyes you have

Today 3 July it’s time for Fairy Tales and I am going straight to one of the biggies… Little Red Riding Hood. July 3 is also the birthday of one Tom Cruise but I did a Tom Cruise wrap last year and I decided to wrap a different wolf in sheep’s clothing this time round. I […]

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Doctor Richie

Today 19 April my baby brother Richie graduated from Monash University with a Doctor of Philosophy. I thought my mother might burst with pride and so she ought, as they certainly don’t give doctorates away and as anyone who has ever achieved this qualification will attest, it’s a long long march. So congratulations Dr Richie […]

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Oddly enough

We are heading into the season… serious gift wrapping preparation season that is ….where we share the creativity, fun and thought of gift wrapping so that the skills are in place before Christmas rolls around ( only 10 more Fridays until Christmas). So on 18 October I want to share with you the outcome of one […]

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Harvey’s smiley

Well today 2 October we recognise Harvey Ball, a commercial artist from Worcester Massachusetts who created the ubiquitous smiley face in 1963. Harvey became concerned that the original meaning of the symbol was being lost in its over commercialisation. So he created World Smile Day to encourage each of us to devote a day each […]

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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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Fabo flouro

For 5 September its fluoro bunting on a Kraft wrap which creates a fun look in a flash. We were ever so excited to find that you can get sticky notes in a continuous roll ( just like sticky tape) so you just peel it off and stick it down, in this case on a […]

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Bunting Ahoy

Bunting Ahoy for 4 September. Who knew you could get tiny nautical canvas bunting? Just as well you can because it’s perfect for gift wrapping in the lead up to Fathers’s Day. Perfect for all the sailing Dads out there. We’ve teamed our bunting with a blue green sea paper. An effective look that is […]

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Serena Slam

Continuing bunting and garland week, the wrap for 31 August acknowledges the commencement of the U.S. Tennis Open. We have a garland of teenie weenie flouro tennis balls against a blue background. The courts at the U.S. Open have been painted a distinctive blue since 2005, in part to make it easier for the ball […]

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Abundant bunting

Today 30 August marks the beginning of bunting and garland week. Yes it will be seven days of wraps featuring quirky bunting and groovy garlands. We’ve started off with a Fathers’ Day bunting wrap because Fathers’s Day is one week away and you will need time to adorn a gift for the person you know […]

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