Category Archive: how-to

Party Time: An Unbirthday Tea Party

UPDATED: We’ve added pictures from Bellamy Blue and more details. Our next celebration was an “unbirthday” tea party for Parker’s 5th birthday.   We decided to send invitations via Paperless Post. We love that… Continue reading

All About the Packaging: Cupcake Liner Bow

If you’ve baked cupcakes, then you certainly have some leftover liners. Camilla Fabbri of Family Chic has a creative way of using them up. Turn them into bows!

All About the Packaging: Clothing Pattern Wrapping Paper

Talk about a great way to put those random pattern sheets to use. Pink Dotties with Love, Karla took hers and wrapped a gift with them.

All About the Packaging: Shirt and Tie Gift Box

Paper Crave has a great tutorial for adorable shirt and tie gift boxes. These would be perfect for Father’s Day. Photo: Paper Crave

All About the Packaging: Animal Paper Boxes

Paper Box World has the cutest boxes ever! They are so adorable that you’ll want to download all of them. What’s more fantastic is that they are all free. Photo:

All About the Packaging: Furoshiki

Futoshiki, a traditional Japanese wrapping cloth, is a beautiful and eco-friendly way to wrap your gifts. All you need is one piece of cloth and you can wrap anything.  Miyai Co. Ltd. has… Continue reading

Party Time: An Unbirthday Tea Party

Our next celebration was an “unbirthday” tea party for P’s 5th birthday.  We started with the elevator so guests would be transported immediately to Wonderland. We made “playing card” tea sandwiches and had… Continue reading

All About the Packaging: Origami Box

Sometimes it’s hard to find just the right sized box. Now you can make your own by following the step-by-step instructions at Photo:

All About the Packaging: Flower Gift Box Band

Catherine Peart of Gingham Cherry has a beautiful way to dress up a plain box. Her Flower Gift Box Band is just amazing.. Click over to her site to check out your step-by-step… Continue reading

All About the Packaging: May Baskets

Traditionally, May Day celebrates the end of winter. People used to leave May baskets filled with candy or flowers on each others doorstep. While they’ve fallen out of favor, why not bring back… Continue reading