Tagged: raffia

How to Make Beautiful Milk Carton Vases

There are so many beautiful and useful things you can create with stuff you probably already have around your house. One day when I was tossing milk cartons into the recycle bin it occurred to me that could create a beautiful and natural looking vases out of these empty milk… Read more

Easter Chicks

I have always had a fascinating with reusing items that are normal discarded and turning them into something wonderful. When I was asked to create a whimsical Easter gift design for Nashville Wraps, I immediately thought of using cracked eggshells to create these adorable Easter chicks hatching from their eggs.… Read more

Shopping Bag Wrap

This trendy design is inexpensive to create and the cinnamon gives the gift a nice holiday scent. Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s a good time to start gathering items to wrap your holiday gifts. I remember the days when I would spend $80 to $100 on decorative wrapping paper… Read more

Camouflage Gift Wrap Design

Here is a camouflage gift wrap design I created to honor our Armed Forces. It has a subdued, earthy yet a very patriot look. It would also be a perfect gift wrap design for Father’s Day. I like to call this design Camo-Flag. I used camouflage gift boxes and raffia… Read more

Water Bottle Tiki Torches

I love using tiki torches, they add instant charm to any barbecue. I was planning my Labor Day cookout and I thought why not make a version that can be used inside as a table decoration.  I still wanted to have the look of a lit tiki torch even if… Read more

Autumn Leaves

Autumn inspired elements and fall tones create a beautifully decorated gift design perfect for any occasion. Scotch® Quick Dry Tacky Glue easily secures fabric leaves to the gift to add an ornamental accent. This is my latest design I created for 3M/Scotch Brand. Click here to see how to create… Read more

3D Heart Gift Bag

I love try to incorporate something reused in all of my designs. This is one of my signature gift bags designs that uses a paper towel or wrapping paper roll to make a heart. It lifts the heart off of the bag to give it a 3D effect. I also… Read more

Be Mine Gift Wrap Design

I always wanted to decorate a gift with stick on foam hearts for a fun and easy to create design. These Valentine’s Day gifts could be given to anyone — a friend, a child or even a teacher — because they more charming than romantic. Instructions for this design can… Read more