Tagged with packaging

A Handmade Holiday: Cinnamon Ornaments

A Handmade Holiday: Cinnamon Ornaments

This project is a tradition in my family. My mom used to make cinnamon ornaments when I was a kid, and now I make them with the kiddos. It is easy, inexpensive (especially if you use cinnamon from the dollar store), and fun. Sounds like a win in my book! I used this recipe to … Continue reading

New packaging

New packaging

Just a quick picture to show you the new packaging I am using for purchases from my shop. I hand cut out the felt feathers, then stitched one of my tags to the feather, like a “business card” almost. I think I am going to add some decorative stitching, too. I wrap the packages with … Continue reading

A Handmade Holiday: Hand Printed Gift Tags

A Handmade Holiday: Hand Printed Gift Tags

This Christmas I am doing mostly handmade gifts, so I thought I would share some of the projects I do. This one is an easy but really lovely finishing touch for packages, and you can get the kids involved (if you want). Hand Printed Gift Tags Supplies: Printing foam (or styrofoam plates or meat trays) … Continue reading

Tuesday Love! Pretty Packages

Tuesday Love! Pretty Packages

There is nothing quite like receiving a beautifully wrapped package. Sometimes the presentation is so lovely, it doesn’t even matter what is inside. Maybe it is handstamped papers with bakers twine and an unusual tag. Or a beautiful collaged bag with lovely trimmings. It could be something teeny tiny wrapped up in a wide ribbon … Continue reading