The next thing I need to get serious about is wrapping Christmas presents.
I went out to my garage to look at my Christmas papers and I pulled the papers that I thought would look good with the way the family room mantel is decorated this year!(pictures coming soon!) I like to coordinate!!
As you can see I am using a black, and white color scheme with a touch of red in my wrapping paper.
The awning stripe is what I like to call my…
I use the striped paper all year long, and just switch up the bows to go with the occasion.
By using a mixture of sparkly, iridescent, shiny, and matte finishes it keeps it more interesting.
Choosing wrapping paper is just like choosing patterns in a room and adding different textures.
Now that I have them chosen it is time to put them in their basket that I keep by the tree. It now becomes part of the décor……
I use a vintage French Market basket!
The next step is choosing ribbons to go with the papers….
I like to keep my ribbon in a basket with a handle so I can transport it easily to my wrapping area……..
Now for the fun part, wrapping. When I wrap a gift I love to think about how the recipient will love what I got them,(or at least I hope that is what happens!)
This is the very first gift I wrapped today!! See the green peeking out of the red satin ribbon?
It is a double faced satin ribbon, my favorite kind. This does have a very fine wire, but not one that will make the bow look stiff. I don’t like a stiff bow!!
I made a little progress today……
I sure hope they love what I got them!! I still have more to wrap, but I put a little dent into it today!
Do you co-ordinate your papers and ribbons like I do?
ONE MORE THINGI have one more trick up my sleeve for my packages, more on that later. So stay tuned…..
“Enjoy the Process!” Of:
Wrapping up pretty packages for your friends and loved ones!