Tuesday, December 20, 2011

All Wrapped Up

I'm almost done with my Christmas shopping - just one more thing on my list!

In the meantime, I've started wrapping the gifts I do have.

This year I decided to use brown kraft paper and ribbon (along with adorable handmade tags I bought at a craft show!) instead of my usual printed wrapping paper and bows.

I'm pretty happy with the results so far:

I absolutely LOVE that I was able to get a 30" x 40' roll of the kraft paper for $5.  MUCH more cost effective than traditional wrapping paper, and I think I was able to give the gifts a bit more personality this way.  (Although I suspect most of my wrapping paper savings will go towards buying piles and piles of fun ribbon...)

What do you think about kraft paper for wrapping gifts?  Thumbs up or thumbs down?


  1. Oh my goodness your packages are beautiful!! You have done such a great job wrapping them. I really like those tags!!

  2. Wow your presents are wrapped so nicely! I'll have to check that out.

  3. Gorgeous! They look simple but elegant. I like it. :)

  4. Thumbs up of course
    this is a great job!

  5. thumbs up! They look very cute.


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