Category Archives: Wrapping Paper

Field gift wrap by May Day Studio

May Day Studio’s Letterpress Wrapping Paper: Devastation can Inspire Beautiful Things

In 2011, hurricane Irene hit Vermont. In response to the resulting devastation, Kelly McMahon of letterpress shop and bindery May Day Studio, in Montpelier, Vt., designed her fist-ever line of gift wrap. The post-hurricane landscapes — exposed rocky riverbeds and fields

Field gift wrap by May Day Studio

May Day Studio’s Letterpress Wrapping Paper: Devastation can Inspire Beautiful Things

In 2011, hurricane Irene hit Vermont. In response to the resulting devastation, Kelly McMahon of letterpress shop and bindery May Day Studio, in Montpelier, Vt., designed her fist-ever line of gift wrap. The post-hurricane landscapes — exposed rocky riverbeds and fields

13 presents from Shop Sweet Lulu blog

Pinterest Picks: How to Wrap Cash, DIY Wrapping Paper + More

A selection of gift wrapping ideas and inspiration, as discovered on Pinterest. NOTE: I’ve decided to rename the This Week On Pinterest column to Pinterest Picks, among other reasons because, well, the column doesn’t appear every week. What hasn’t changed

13 presents from Shop Sweet Lulu blog

Pinterest Picks: How to Wrap Cash, DIY Wrapping Paper + More

A selection of gift wrapping ideas and inspiration, as discovered on Pinterest. NOTE: I’ve decided to rename the This Week On Pinterest column to Pinterest Picks, among other reasons because, well, the column doesn’t appear every week. What hasn’t changed

Garden Party wrapping paper by Inaluxe (wrapped boxes)

Inaluxe’s Cheerful Australian Wrapping Paper

Some wrapping products just make one smile. Such is the case with Inaluxe’s vibrant Garden Party gift wrap ($6 AUD per sheet) designed for Earth Greetings. The creation of Australian design team Kristina Sostarko and Jason Odd, who make wonderful prints, this

Garden Party wrapping paper by Inaluxe (wrapped boxes)

Inaluxe’s Cheerful Australian Wrapping Paper

Some wrapping products just make one smile. Such is the case with Inaluxe’s vibrant Garden Party gift wrap ($6 AUD per sheet) designed for Earth Greetings. The creation of Australian design team Kristina Sostarko and Jason Odd, who make wonderful prints, this

tile-pattern lokta wrapping papers from Paper Source

Friday Find: Tile-Patterned Lokta Papers

Made in Nepal from the renewable fibers of the lokta plant, lokta paper is not only one of the nicer papers to wrap with because of its lightness, these sheets also boast stunning repeat patterns reminiscent of Middle Eastern tile work.

tile-pattern lokta wrapping papers from Paper Source

Friday Find: Tile-Patterned Lokta Papers

Made in Nepal from the renewable fibers of the lokta plant, lokta paper is not only one of the nicer papers to wrap with because of its lightness, these sheets also boast stunning repeat patterns reminiscent of Middle Eastern tile work.

Tissue Paper: Add a Whole New Layer to your Gift Wrapping

When working with tissue papers, the layering possibilities are endless. First, let me clarify what I mean by tissues: I’m not talking only about the basic plain tissue you first think of, though I do include it in this category.

Tissue Paper: Add a Whole New Layer to your Gift Wrapping

When working with tissue papers, the layering possibilities are endless. First, let me clarify what I mean by tissues: I’m not talking only about the basic plain tissue you first think of, though I do include it in this category.

gold bandeau striped wrapping paper from luxe paperie

Friday Find: Gold Striped Wrapping Paper

Even if you’d like to stick with traditional cream and gold for a wedding present, why not expand beyond florals and go for a mod stripe? Angled in various directions, these stripes make for a dynamic design. Gold Bandeau Eco-Luxe

gold bandeau striped wrapping paper from luxe paperie

Friday Find: Gold Striped Wrapping Paper

Even if you’d like to stick with traditional cream and gold for a wedding present, why not expand beyond florals and go for a mod stripe? Angled in various directions, these stripes make for a dynamic design. Gold Bandeau Eco-Luxe

Italian wrapping paper from The Paper Place

My Wrap Stash: Patterned Papers from The Paper Place

When your favourite neighbourhood paper store is having a big sale, it’s hard to resist splurging. But I’m very proud of myself; last week I bought only eight sheets of paper — six for $10, and two not on sale.

Italian wrapping paper from The Paper Place

My Wrap Stash: Patterned Papers from The Paper Place

When your favourite neighbourhood paper store is having a big sale, it’s hard to resist splurging. But I’m very proud of myself; last week I bought only eight sheets of paper — six for $10, and two not on sale.

Blue box, purple glitter bag and pink gift tags from Creative Bag

My Wrap Stash: Deals at Target, Dollarama & Creative Bag

Over the last month, I’ve scored some sweet deals on wrapping supplies: From Creative Bag, I got small glassine bags, $0.20 for a package of 10 (that’s two cents each!); and tissue paper in multi-coloured zig-zags, army green, and wide black-and-white

Blue box, purple glitter bag and pink gift tags from Creative Bag

My Wrap Stash: Deals at Target, Dollarama & Creative Bag

Over the last month, I’ve scored some sweet deals on wrapping supplies: From Creative Bag, I got small glassine bags, $0.20 for a package of 10 (that’s two cents each!); and tissue paper in multi-coloured zig-zags, army green, and wide black-and-white

burlwood wrapping paper from Kate's Paperie

Friday Find: Woodgrain Wrap

Finally — woodgrain wrapping paper that’s not just a generic, unspecified faux grain. Kate’s Paperie offers up three specimens of stunningly rich photographic replicas on paper (from left):  Lathe, Burlwood and Black & White Woodgrain. $5 US each per sheet.

burlwood wrapping paper from Kate's Paperie

Friday Find: Woodgrain Wrap

Finally — woodgrain wrapping paper that’s not just a generic, unspecified faux grain. Kate’s Paperie offers up three specimens of stunningly rich photographic replicas on paper (from left):  Lathe, Burlwood and Black & White Woodgrain. $5 US each per sheet.

Blissful Bears wrap, Ink + Wit

Baby Animals Everywhere

If you’re heading to a baby shower or 1st birthday this season, wrap your gift in adorable animal-themed papers or tags, like this Blissful Bears wrapping paper by Ink + Wit. See my complete roundup over at Discover Paper.

Blissful Bears wrap, Ink + Wit

Baby Animals Everywhere

If you’re heading to a baby shower or 1st birthday this season, wrap your gift in adorable animal-themed papers or tags, like this Blissful Bears wrapping paper by Ink + Wit. See my complete roundup over at Discover Paper.