Friday, December 12, 2014

D is for (Package) Decorations

Are you ready for another round of Alphabe Thursday? Let's go!

Yep, it's Alphabe Thursday on Friday, and it's going to be a short and sweet. Anyone who has received a gift from me in the past few years knows that I am notoriously lazy when it comes to wrapping presents. I'm not very good at it, and I hate that most wrapping paper ends up right in the garbage. It seems like such a waste. So typically I buy a pack of tissue paper, stuff presents into old gift bags and shopping bags, write recipient names on leftover card making paper scraps, and call it good.

I put a lot of effort into the gifts themselves (is it a surprise that I always make a number of gifts?), and needless to say, the wrapping doesn't reflect that effort. So I'm stepping it up this year and going with a "brown paper packages tied up with string" theme that includes reusable decorative items and fun little goodies, like candy and ornaments. The following reveals just a little taste of what's to come. I will do my best to get some pictures of my wrapped presents later this month.





Check out what the other Alphabe Thursday participants posted for the letter D this week right here!

7 comments:

  1. I like the little flowers - they're cute! I'm a lazy present wrapper too. I usually buy baskets and put my presents in them {:-D

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  2. I love the button flowers and the art pegs - great idea - I just wish I had the patience to make them myself!!

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  3. All very pretty and so festive. xo Catherine

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  4. Very creative! I like your ideas!

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  5. I think you have a really good idea there. I agree, the pile of torn wrapping paper that gets stuffed into the trash is a waste.

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  6. Very cool! I really like those clothespins and look forward to seeing them in action. I have to admit I haven't done much of anything with wrapped presents this year. I don't even have tags on three that are sitting in the living room right now!

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  7. Oh boy!

    How delightful!

    These are so clever and wonderful!

    They would make any package delicious!

    Thanks for linking to the letter D.

    Happy New Year

    and...

    A+

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