Author Archives: Corinna vanGerwen

About Corinna vanGerwen

I'm a gift wrapping expert, writer, stylist and former decorating editor, writing all about gift wrapping on the Corinna Wraps blog.
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Tomorrow is Moving Day!

Don’t forget! As of tomorrow this blog will be found over at GiftHorseAndCo.com. Update your feeds, bookmarks, blogrolls and whatever else it is you use to follow along. You may recognize the Gift Horse + Co. name from my newsletter, as well as

Miniature toy truck moving gifts
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Tomorrow is Moving Day!

Don’t forget! As of tomorrow this blog will be found over at GiftHorseAndCo.com. Update your feeds, bookmarks, blogrolls and whatever else it is you use to follow along. You may recognize the Gift Horse + Co. name from my newsletter, as well as

Sartorial houndstooth gift wrapping | CorinnaWraps.wordpress.com
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Dapper Client Gifts for a Menswear Retailer

Wanted to share some recent work that I did for a client. I wrapped this batch of gifts for Harry Rosen, which was sending them out to some of its clients. The packaging is straightforward — paper and ribbon — but I’m

Sartorial houndstooth gift wrapping | CorinnaWraps.wordpress.com
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Dapper Client Gifts for a Menswear Retailer

Wanted to share some recent work that I did for a client. I wrapped this batch of gifts for Harry Rosen, which was sending them out to some of its clients. The packaging is straightforward — paper and ribbon — but I’m

Present Crush: Katie Leamon

I stumbled upon Katie Leamon and had to share. The London-based card and stationery brand has a line of gift wrap that is pretty much exactly what I would design if I were making wrapping paper. Love it. Take a look for

Present Crush: Katie Leamon

I stumbled upon Katie Leamon and had to share. The London-based card and stationery brand has a line of gift wrap that is pretty much exactly what I would design if I were making wrapping paper. Love it. Take a look for

Miniture toy truck moving a gift
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I’m Moving!

Save the date! On Nov. 3, 2016, this blog will be moving over to GiftHorseAndCo.com. Update your feeds, bookmarks, blogrolls and whatever else it is you use to follow along. You may recognize the Gift Horse + Co. name from

Miniture toy truck moving a gift
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I’m Moving!

Save the date! On Nov. 3, 2016, this blog will be moving over to GiftHorseAndCo.com. Update your feeds, bookmarks, blogrolls and whatever else it is you use to follow along. You may recognize the Gift Horse + Co. name from

Happy Mother’s Day

This is an outtake from an editorial job I did last year. I’m quite fond of it and am kinda bummed it didn’t make the final cut, but that’s the way styling goes — what works in concept or in

Happy Mother’s Day

This is an outtake from an editorial job I did last year. I’m quite fond of it and am kinda bummed it didn’t make the final cut, but that’s the way styling goes — what works in concept or in

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Eye-Catching Peacock-Feather Gift Wrapping [Custom Gift Packaging Services]

When I design custom gift packaging, I start with the company’s branding — any gift they give, whether to a client, potential client, staff or vendor, has to reflect who they are, as well as surprise and delight the recipient. After

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Eye-Catching Peacock-Feather Gift Wrapping [Custom Gift Packaging Services]

When I design custom gift packaging, I start with the company’s branding — any gift they give, whether to a client, potential client, staff or vendor, has to reflect who they are, as well as surprise and delight the recipient. After

Easter Gift | CorinnaWraps.wordpress.com

Easter Gift Wrapping Tips on House & Home

Once again the wonderful folks at House & Home decided to interview me for some gift-wrapping ideas. This time I’m sharing some Easter-themed ideas and tips. Some I’ve shared here before, but there are some new ideas too. Check it out

Easter Gift | CorinnaWraps.wordpress.com

Easter Gift Wrapping Tips on House & Home

Once again the wonderful folks at House & Home decided to interview me for some gift-wrapping ideas. This time I’m sharing some Easter-themed ideas and tips. Some I’ve shared here before, but there are some new ideas too. Check it out

Friday Find: Mountain Gift Tags

Tiny, graphic mountains made of clay — as gift embellishment or gift tag, they’re tops. Mountain tags, £8 per set of 4, The Squid Ink Co.

Friday Find: Mountain Gift Tags

Tiny, graphic mountains made of clay — as gift embellishment or gift tag, they’re tops. Mountain tags, £8 per set of 4, The Squid Ink Co.

DIY Pussy Willow Easter Basket with blue ribbon and blue Easter eggs | CorinnaWraps.wordpress.com

DIY Pussy Willow Easter Basket

Whether you plan on collecting eggs or simply want a festive centerpiece for the table, this elegant basket makes a cheerful addition to Easter celebrations. A plain woven basket dressed up with bows and pussy willows, this simple DIY project

DIY Pussy Willow Easter Basket with blue ribbon and blue Easter eggs | CorinnaWraps.wordpress.com

DIY Pussy Willow Easter Basket

Whether you plan on collecting eggs or simply want a festive centerpiece for the table, this elegant basket makes a cheerful addition to Easter celebrations. A plain woven basket dressed up with bows and pussy willows, this simple DIY project

Instagram Love (04 March 2016)

A few images I’ve double-tapped recently. (Click each one to view on Instagram.) And, don’t forget to follow me on Instagram, and tag your photos #giftstylist. I’ll regram my favourites and post the best ones here on my blog. @handwrappedbynat  

Instagram Love (04 March 2016)

A few images I’ve double-tapped recently. (Click each one to view on Instagram.) And, don’t forget to follow me on Instagram, and tag your photos #giftstylist. I’ll regram my favourites and post the best ones here on my blog. @handwrappedbynat