Easy Tassel DIY

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Move over bows! It looks like tassels are ready to take over the top spot as the perfect way to finish off a gift. Here at the studio, we are old pros when it comes to making tassels and wanted to share the quick and easy way we make the ones you see in our catalogs.

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Product Spotlight: Bottle Bags

Happy National Wine Day! What pairs perfectly with a bottle of wine? A sassy bottle bag of course. We have so many fun and sassy bottle bags that are perfect for any occasion, from a low-key girls night to the office holiday party. Not only will these bags bring a smile to the recipients’ face but you will smile too, knowing that all of our bottle bags come with grommeted handles for a strong and durable hold.

TGIF

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Real Life Gifting: Friends Christmas

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I have a few friends that we like to say “we have known each other since before we were born” because our moms met in college and are best friends to this day. Every year we do a Secret Santa that is color themed.  This year is yellow and we allowed gold to fall in that category too (thank goodness).   My gift this year goes to my friend and roommate, Emily! Emily recently bought a condo so I thought a few items to decorate her new place would be perfect!

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And of course the wrapping has to match the theme too! I used our metallized brown kraft in Golden Dune as my base.  Tied our new Glitter Satin ribbon around and added 2 tags and a Lotus Bow.  The tags I used are our perennial favorite Luxe Gift Tags in gold glitter and then added a gold glitter Die-Cut Star for something extra!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE!!

Just a Thought, Just LUV It!, Trends
February 25, 2016

Nautical Theme Party

One of our favorite masculine trends this year has a nautical vibe and we’re all on board- anchors aweigh!

Our Nautical Adventure Gift Wrap meets its mate with the natural fibers of burlap & jute cord ribbon.

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Jute cord wrapped bottles and a keepsake message will make a memory at any event! Check out more nautical knot making here.

Classic marine stripes get an update with a woven fabric texture in our Sartorialist Collection.

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Don’t forget, this can be for everyone- even baby gets on board this trend with the cutest crab you’ve ever seen!

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Featured artist Ana Davis makes a splash with some fab new whale designs.

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Are you loving this trend as much as we are? Or do you want it to walk the plank?

SPOTLIGHT: Black & White & Kraft

bottle birthdayOne of this year’s easiest color trends to follow is the simple yet elegant, crafty yet classy black, white & kraft palette. We love it with touches of metallic gold and silver or even a pop of red to warm things up. These colors can say “Happy Birthday”, “Congratulations”, “Happy Anniversary” and “Let’s Party” all at the same time. When timeless versatility is your goal, these are your go-to gift wrap solutions:

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Just a Thought, Trends
February 04, 2016

2016 Trends & Inspiration: Conversational

Let’s Converse:

These trends are an eclectic smorgasbord that must be sampled!

A conversational trend is something that speaks to you! There were so many fun and quirky conversational trends for Everyday 2016 that we couldn’t help but incorporate several into our new line, blending them into the mix of birthday, masculine, baby and juvenile collections.

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Just a Thought, Trends
January 28, 2016

2016 Trends & Inspiration: Sweet Petites

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Perfectly petite prints all new for 2016!

Size & scale played a big role in the design construction of our Everyday 2016 line. We love the oversized florals used in the Garden Blush collection, but also developed an affinity for designs on a much smaller scale. Tiny geometric patterns in soft, gentle pastel colors translate perfectly into our collection for Baby. Fine tooth textures create warm, fuzzy feelings while repetition of line and shape maintain order. We incorporated this trend into all categories of our wrapping range, proving that this year, we are really sweet on petites!

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Just a Thought, Trends
January 21, 2016

2016 Trends & Inspiration: Cosmic

Stars in our eyes for…cosmic trends!

The popularity of space movies and science fiction fantasy isn’t just for the ultra nerdy anymore! People everywhere are adorning themselves (and their spaces) with space themed art and objects. Both kids and adults can get on board with fresh futuristic themes of time and space travel. Colors are moody and metallic, with all the shades of the spectrum. Holograms and foils are everywhere, and planetary icons abound. It’s a whole new world, and the truth is out there…We couldn’t be happier to introduce our Galaxy wrap & bags, and emphasize the need for glitter toppers & tissue more than ever!

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The force is strong in this trend!

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Just a Thought, Trends
January 14, 2016

2016 Trends & Inspiration: Garden Gaga

How does your garden grow??

Florals of ALL kinds played a big role in our 2016 Everyday Collection. From soft, pretty, delicate hand painted buds to bold, graphic tropicals with pops of color, we really went GAGA over the GARDEN this year! Using florals to create gift wrap was an easy decision, the hard part was deciding which flower was our favorite! What makes this trend really spectacular is how it can reach so many moods and encompass so many events. From Garden Blush, with it’s classical, yet modern take on traditional florals to Garden Party, an eclectic celebration of color and life, we have every occasion and every age group covered. With a wide variety of beautiful options that makes Garden Gaga translatable to many categories, we DARE you to try and pick a favorite!

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Behind the Scenes Sneak Peek of Christmas

We’ve been busy planning our Christmas 2016 Line. Here’s a sneak peak of our trend boards

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