It’s Time to get Crafty

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The craft season is upon us and what better way to get crafty than with your Christmas packaging.

 

Tis the season of giving and we thought we’d start you off with the top 5 best tutorials from around the web, that have inspired us with their genius ideas to using standard craft supplies in a unique and creative way.  Add a personal touch to your Christmas packaging from creating the perfect Christmas bow to a crash course in faking your own calligraphy.

1.Make the perfect Christmas bow with the help of Lia Griffith using our very own  Christmas ribbon range. She takes you through a step-by-step guide that’s easy to follow.

DIY Perfect Bow Tutorial:

2. This one is a little out there but great to do with your little elves. For a bespoke Christmas, create little Christmas trees and Pinecone Angels. You could attach these to your Christmas gifts, Wreath on your door or on the Christmas tree  but the best thing about these is getting outside with your kids, take along a basket and start collecting pinecones, twigs and acorns. These ornaments are simple, sweet, and fun for kids of all ages. Best of all, it requires minimal materials.

Déco pour emballage …: Pinecone Angels

3. Personalise your tote bags with stencils,  you could do this all year round and for any occasion. Cutting Edge Stencils know exactly what they’re doing and with our cotton or Jute bags this is a marriage made in heaven.

Stenciled tote bags

4. Pom Pom Gift Toppers – Nothing compares to receiving a glamorously presented gift. These Pom Pom Gift Toppers are a perfect decoration for baby showers, bridal showers, princess parties and even Mother’s Day. Keep a pastel theme for spring and summer occasions, or use a red and green theme for Christmas ornaments and pom pom gift toppers. So let’s pull out the tissue paper and make some of these pretty mini poms!

Paper Pom Pom Flower Gift Topper Tutorial

5. How to “Fake” Calligraphy – We think this is the one that knows no bounds. One that is full of possibilities and you could take anywhere. From writing a personal message on your Christmas Cards or drawing a festive picture on kraft paper presents, you can be as imaginative as you like. I Try DIY | How to "Fake" Calligraphy

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