Tagged: Christmas

Creative Gift Wrapping

Ok, I know we like to give gifts… but wrapping is great because we get to take photos of it and instagram it and show off how much better we are at wrapping than everybody else, right?! RIGHT?! Below I have collated a few creative and different ways to wrap your gifts for Christmas, also remember this doesn’t have to end for the festive season this wrapping can be translated for birthdays, engagements, mother’s day or father’s day. Enjoy!

1) STARRY NIGHT BOXES Stellar gifts deserve a stellar presentation. These star-shaped boxes are sure to make an impact and make you the star in everyone’s eyes!  2-Star-Shaped-Boxes  SEE FULL TUTORIAL >>

2) GOLDEN BOWS The secret to pulling off this beautiful, elegant masterpiece of a wrap is in the choice of materials! Thick, gold, satin ribbons are perfect for this look. 3-Golden-Bow SEE FULL TUTORIAL >>

3) SHARPIE MAGIC Shiny Sharpie shades come in very handy with the limitless crafty designs you can achieve with them. Here’s one quick and easy Sharpie Magic trick you can use for your gift wraps – with only black wrapping paper and twine strings needed! Get Metallic Sharpie in all three colours and you’re all set to get crafty! 4-Black-and-Gold-Sharpie-Wrap  SEE FULL TUTORIAL>>

4) FEATHER FLAIR It’s the gold-tipped feathers that make these designs so stunning to look at, you wouldn’t want to open these presents!  5A-Gold-Tipped-Feathers 5B-Gold-Tipped-Feathers SEE FULL TUTORIAL >>

5) MARBLED WRAPS Swirling colours interlaced with touches of gold creates a mesmerizing look for this present wrap. Finish the look with a thin, elegant ribbon like Studio Carta’s Metallic Loose Weave Ribbon. 6-Marbled-Wraps  SEE FULL TUTORIAL>>

6) REINDEER BOXES Keep the Christmas spirit alive with these cute reindeer boxes.  7-Reindeer-Boxes  SEE FULL TUTORIAL >>

7) CONE-SHAPED WRAPS No time to take an effort in wrapping things up? Here’s a quick and easy tutorial on cone gift wraps which you can easily modify to into different colours and patterns! 8-Cone-Wraps  SEE FULL TUTORIAL>>

8) LEGO BLOCK BOXES It’s a fun and cute way to wrap the gifts for the kids!  12-Lego-Gift-Boxes  SEE FULL TUTORIAL>>

9) FRUIT PACKS Perfect for the foodie or the health junkie friend!  13-Fruit-Gift-Boxes  SEE FULL TUTORIAL>>

The Best Gifts for Travel Junkies

We all have that one friend who can’t seem to stay put in one place, always finding new places to explore and adventures to try out. Their biggest challenge? Packing light! Yes, it can be quite tempting to stuff all the things we just can’t live without in our travel trunks, even it it means more baggage weight. Luckily for us and our travel junkie friends, here are some genius travel goodies to make packing easier for us, and travel adventures more convenient and comfortable. Grab some for yourself or gift them to a friend, they are sure to take them wherever they go!

Save or Splurge Gift Buying Guide

Can’t decide whether to save some dollars or to spoil everyone on your gift buying list? Whichever way you choose to go, here’s a handy guide on what to buy for your girlfriend, boyfriend or yourself ;)

I’ve found some of my favourite heels, boots and sneakers from YSL and if you just want to steal the look instead of take the plunge for the real deal I have some amazing options which your bank account may be grateful for. I’ve also found you some amazing options for bluetooth headphones and speakers as well as my favourite chronograph watches.