Weekly Wrap #24 : Whimsy + Garland

I’m so inspired by this wonderfully whimsical wrap from Tara Anderson, whose blog, The Pink Couch, is filled to the brim with so much eye candy that I’m feeling a bit giddy after going through some of her archives. Many

Weekly Wrap #23 : DIY No Sew Ribbon Bows

A gorgeous ribbon bow can make a package; however, if you’re anything like me and always scored lowest on spatial relations on your Iowa Tests, then Martha’s bow-making diagrams can sometimes look like byzantine mazes and can leave you with

Weekly Wrap #22 : DIY Lace

I love making my own gift wrap from scratch. It allows me to be as creative as I want to be, and it’s often more economical than buying premade (though I don’t think that I could ever stop buying pretty,

Weekly Wrap #21 : Paint Chip Packages

Raise your hand if you can easily spend half an hour looking at paint chips in Home Depot (or wherever), even if you have no plans to paint anything, and you (not so) secretly wish that you could take the

Weekly Wrap #20 : Admit One

Wow, I can’t believe that this is already Weekly Wrap #20! Time sure does fly, doesn’t it? I hope that you’re enjoying this feature, because I’m certainly having a fun time finding new and interesting gift wrap ideas. This week’s

Weekly Wrap #19 : Angela Liguori + Pikku

What’s that, you say? A collaboration between Angela Liguori and Pikku? I’m all about that! I spotted the new Spring/Summer collaborative line earlier this week at Angela’s blog, Edizioni, and knew immediately that I had to feature it this week

Weekly Wrap #18 : Paper Dahlias

I was instantly taken with these beautiful tissue paper dahlia favors from the spring 2010 issue of Martha Stewart Weddings. The warm, peachy pink tissue paper makes me think spring and sunny, warmer weather, and I just love how the

Weekly Wrap #17 : Under a Blanket of Stars

How luxurious would it be to sleep under beautiful paper stars and wake up to a pile of gorgeously wrapped gifts (all for you, of course) at the foot of your bed? I love the pinks, oranges, and grays, not

Weekly Wrap #16 : Polka Dot Elegance

I found this week’s inspirational gift wrap via a wonderfully inspirational, new to me blog called A Gift Wrapped Life, which features many great tips and suggestions for gift giving, and plenty of gift wrap ideas, too. I love the

Weekly Wrap #15 : By the Sea

I have to admit that I’m usually not a fan of ocean and coastal themed decor, but when done right it can be truly beautiful. I’m completely taken with this gift wrap idea that I spotted at Chez Fifi. I

Weekly Wrap #14 : Unexpected Embellishments

I don’t think that Denise Sharp has touched a piece of paper that she hasn’t transformed into something magical, and I love her use of unexpected elements like a vintage house number and a chipboard letter covered with glass glitter

Weekly Wrap #13 : Something Blue

I just discovered Such Pretty Things, and I don’t know what took me so long. The Such Pretty Things blog is filled with lovely, inspirational eye candy in a rainbow of luscious pastels — vintage ribbons and embellishments, vintage jewelry

Weekly Wrap #12 : Soft Cover

Martha Stewart and her peeps have no shortage of creative gift wrapping ideas, and this week I’m completely enamored with these pretty fabric envelopes. The original project talks specifically about using them as wrap for CDs, but you could change

Weekly Wrap #11 : Pom Poms and Doilies

I’ve had this idea bookmarked since before Christmas, and I can’t believe that I haven’t featured it until now. I just love the incorporation of pom poms and doilies in this gift packaging idea by Flickr user tea_and_toast. Use any

Weekly Wrap #10 : Oya Embellishments

The embellishment on this gift packaging, created by F. Ceylan Erzen of packageinstyle, is truly a gift in and of itself. The simple but chic brown paper wrap is adorned with “oya”, also known as Turkish lace, the history of

Weekly Wrap #9 : Wood You Be Mine?

Alright, so technically these aren’t wrapped gifts, but they sure do look like gifts, don’t you think? Plus, if you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time, then you know what a sucker I am for faux bois,

Weekly Wrap #8 : Coin Appeal

Another Friday is here and I, for one, am very much looking forward to the weekend. If you’ve sent me an email recently, please allow for a little (okay, a lot) of extra response time, as we’re headed into the

Weekly Wrap #6 : Chocolate + Feathers

Pia Jane Bijkerk knows how to create a gorgeous looking gift. I’m swooning over these chocolate brown and white pretties with feather and red and white twine accents. Pia’s entire blog, Enhance the Everyday, is filled with beautiful inspiration for

Weekly Wrap #5 : Grey Likes Gift Wrap

Thud. That was my jaw hitting the floor when I first saw these absolutely stunning gift wrap ideas from Summer of Grey Likes Weddings over at Style Me Pretty this week. I am so incredibly inspired by everything in these

Weekly Wrap #4 : ABC, Easy as …

I love the ABC gift wrap ideas that Brooke at Inchmark shared on the Design*Sponge guest blog back in November. Such an easy and fun way to personalize gifts at any time of the year! Plus, how could I resist

Weekly Wrap #3 : Gorgeous Glassine

Felt & Wire shares gorgeous gift wrap ideas, inspired by Pictorial Webster’s from Chronicle Books. The use of glassine is a lovely tease, creating additional anticipation for the gift within, and repurposing a vintage mailing envelope as gift wrap is

Weekly Wrap #2 : Trees Please

Red and teal-y blue has been one of my favorite holiday color palettes for the past few years, and I’m also a big fan of red and chartreuse, so I instantly went crazy for these oh so pretty gift wrap

Weekly Wrap #1 : Pretty Purples

I’m so excited to introduce the new Weekly Wrap series! This is something that I’ve wanted to do, literally, for years, and I’m very happy to finally be adding it to the site. So, what is the Weekly Wrap? The