Thursday, June 7, 2012

"What Can Brown Do For You?" {a gift wrap mini-series}

After hoarding more and more gift wrapping ideas lately (thanks Pinterest), I noticed a common thread: 

kraft paper.

The classic neutral. 

The blank slate for all kinds of extravagant embellishments. 

And yet?

Also the perfect background for sweet, simple, and understated.

How can you not fall in love with that?


Starting Monday.

It'll be no full on wrap your crap production, but it's summer, and you've got baby showers, weddings, and swanky soirees, and maybe I'm not the only one that needs some motivation to stop being so lazy.

Not that I ever am.

Are you with me?


  1. yes, I'm with you. But next year you need a series in May to inspire teacher gifts. I never know what to give them and don't think about it until I'm headed to the class parties and it's too late.

  2. I'm with you too! Can't wait to see what you have to show us! I'll bet I'm going to be pinning a lot!

  3. I hate wrapping gifts. Never have the 'right' paper. I can't imagine that Kraft is ever NOT the right paper, right?

  4. Nice to have you back. But I have a party tomorrow...want to come wrap my gift for me?

  5. I'm with you! It's definitely wedding season around here.

  6. I am ready for this one...I love kraft. It is the best and I can't wait to see what you do with it....knock my socks off.

  7. Wow.....I just discovered you this morning and now its almost 7pm here in Montana...My eyes are crossed, my neck is sore, and I accomplished absolutely NOTHING today except....I am now Craft Savvy!!!!!! Wrapping a gift for my Aunt as I type.....thank you for your ideas, but more so, thank you for your humor.....I giggled all day.....

  8. Yipeeeeeeee! I can't wait! :) I love kraft paper...I used it quite a bit this past Christmas for gifts. It was really fun to use, and made each gift unique adding all kinds of fun ribbons and doo-dads to it!

    Hope your weekend is going great!

  9. Hubby turns 50 NEXT May...I am hording all the gift wrap ideas I can find, so I can do fifty gifts(!) Make sure ya throw in a surf theme, a NASCAR do-dad, and a computer geek thingy and I am in ( ever notice how gift wrap is usually SO girlie?)


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