Browsing Category Gifting & Presenting

The Package Project 2011

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Brain-mothered by Nadia from Cupcake Couture, the annual Package Project pairs up two participants willing to swop, over post, parcels packed with goodies and sweet thoughts. Nadia, the genius match-maker that she is, partnered me with Marie, an International Relations and Economics student from Germany, based in Vancouver, Canada. Marie and I swopped a few emails before ...

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Twine, Paper Punch-Outs & Sequins

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Crumple tissue paper into a ball, smooth out to achieve a textured effect and use this to wrap your gift. Take two or more lengths of bakers' twine. Wrap the twine around your parcel a few times. Tie a knot to maintain the tension and secure it with tape or a small sticker embellishment.

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Pepping up paper bags for gifting

Monday, October 10, 2011

Re-use the brown paper bag the shop packed your purchase in for quick gifting. A few thoughtful embellishments and the humble paper shopper is transformed into a special presentation. A twined bundle of colour pencils complement the gift of colouring books inside.   If the bag is damaged, cut and fold it to wrap around your gift. Here, ...

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Free printable Eid cards

Monday, August 29, 2011

Preparing for Eid and maximising one's ibaadah in these final moments of Ramadaan can be quite the juggle. If Eid gifting is on your lengthy last-minute-to-do list, here's one less thing to occupy your head-space. I've put together these Eid Mubarak cards for you to download and print. Assemble the cards by printing each one on an A4 ...

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