Friday, December 9, 2011

Wrap it Up

So, probably putting the cart before the horse here. I have all these ideas on how to wrap the gifts I have yet to buy (thank you, Pinterest). Not sure whether I'll go with the more natural look with pine cones and evergreen sprigs, layer burlap/lace doilies/etc....perhaps find or print out some of my favorite Christmas hymns (that you could tea-dye like I did here to give it a more vintage look)....or maybe I'll get crafty with some DIY yarn pom poms and sew sleeves of old/thrifted sweaters for cute wine bottle covers. I don't know. I don't know if I'll have time [Old School]. I will have time to mull it over on my way up to Boston tonight for my best friend's Christmas party. What are your plans this weekend??

{simple elegance}

{layer a variety of pretty ornaments/flowers/sprigs on burlap and lace}

{on old christmas hymn with a simple tweed bow}

{add a cute bow that you crochet yourself...or buy these on Etsy}

{cute diy yarn pom poms}

{cut the sleeves out of an old / thrifted sweater for a DIY wine wrap}


  1. love all these options -- and I'm totally in the same boat. No gifts but want to wrap! xo

  2. these are such cute ideas!
    i love the little knitted bows.

    come check out our blog!

  3. Great ideas and good taste.

  4. This is a nice idea. The wrapping is beautiful and cute. We like it!

    Much love from the SABO SKIRT girls!

  5. hey, i am not sure how and when i stumbled upon your blog but i decided to check it out and i am glad that i did cause well it rocks and now i am hooked, i really don't know why you don't have 1700 followers instead of 95. i mean its not fair, you have really good style and i find myself being inspired by your outfits. so you should have more fans.
    back to this post. i think that the idea of DIY our christmas ornaments its great, but i am not crafty so i would probably ruin it.
    still i adore the little white boxes. they are so romantic and have an eerlie vintage feeling on them.

  6. So i should shut up but do i ever shut up without writing a 10 pages comment? NOOOOOOOO!
    so basically i promised myself to try not only to immitate one or two of your outfits (what can i say u inspire me!) but to DIY those christmas ornaments or at least try, i mean i have some empty white boxes and other stuff that i can use.
    off to the next post of yours to comment
    so i wanted to ask u something but i am a bit ashamed to do so.
    could u plz plz plz check out my blog and tell me what u think?
    i know its still nothing special cause its new and i haven't posted much but i hope that u will like it as an idea and come back to read the new posts as well
    i would be soooooooooooo honored and happy if u followed me

  7. sorry for another comment but i hope that u will read this, how can i add your blog to my fave list? blogroll? i don't know how to do THAT, so if u could tell me...

  8. I LOVE the art of gift wrapping! So pretty.


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