Gift Guide for Designers

Images provided by Emprnt This is the last gift guide for the year and it comes from a brand  new site, Emprnt. I’ll be talking more about this wonderful design resource in 2009, but for now, I just wanted to mention that Jeff (the other half of papernstitch) is one of the two designers who … Continue reading

Unique Packaging

Image c/o Wild Olive This is such a cool idea for packaging up little items. I found it on the Wild Olive blog and they seem super easy to make. Check it out right here.

Charley Harper Notepad Tutorial

Last week, while reading this post from Creature Comforts I discovered that Old Navy (of all places) was carrying a line of Charley Harper products! I was so thrilled, that I dashed out the very next day to pick up my own set of memory game cards to make these gift tags. When I got … Continue reading

Last Minute Gift Idea

Sitting Pretty Calendar from Blue Tricycle With Christmas being just a couple days away, the time crunch is REALLY upon everyone picking up last minute gifts. And who wants to go out in the frantic hustle and bustle of the malls at this time of year? Not me- and I don’t have to because there … Continue reading

Red + White

Well, I know how much everyone has been LOVING Laura’s guest posts here on papernstitch and I have another one from Laura for you today! This time she is using wallpaper to help us wrap our special gifts. I love this idea. For more from Laura’s work, click here to visit her shop (Lupin) and her blog, Bugs … Continue reading

Pom Pom Packages

Christmas is literally right around the corner and Laura of Lupin still has a few more DIY wrapping projects for us. I just love these! For more from Laura’s work, click here to visit her shop (Lupin) and her blog, Bugs and Fishes. __________________________ I love pompoms! They’re so fun to make, and add a … Continue reading

Ornament Swap

  A couple of days ago I finished up all my ornaments for this Ornament Swap I participated in. And I thought I would show everyone what my ornament looks like. I had a hard time coming up with something and had been wanting to use yarn for a wrapping technique. I think it turned … Continue reading

Great Gift Idea

Still trying to come up with something to give that person on your list who litterally has everything? We’ve got you covered thanks to guest poster Laura of Lupin, who came up with the incredible tutorial for a lavender sachet! After you are done reading this post, make sure you check out Laura’s shop, Lupin … Continue reading

Snowflakes

Look at this breathtaking snowflake curtain from Laura of Lupin! I am speechless. So beautiful. You can visit the Lupin shop right here and Laura’s blog right here. Here’s Laura’s post: Today I’d like to properly show off the snowflake curtain seen in the background of this star photo from last week – and showing … Continue reading

New Guest Post from Lupin

This week is off to a great start, with the giveaway already started, bunches of great shops to talk about (did some research over the weekend), and of course another guest post from Laura of Lupin! Remember to check out her shop and or blog after reading this great tutorial. —————————————– For a modern luxe … Continue reading

Another BIG Giveaway!

  Yeah! The newest giveaway is now officially underway, and I even got it up a day early to give everybody a little extra time. First I want to say, thanks so much to all the lovely contributors. Without you guys, these giveaways aren’t possible and I really appreciate it!  There are some more products … Continue reading

Shop of the Day… Fernanimals

Top. Big Fern Animal No. 4 and Holiday Greeting Card Bottom. Limited Edition Golden Lion Today’s shop of the day is Fernanimals, which has the cutest stuffed creatures I have ever seen. For more from Fernanimals, click here.

Postage Stamp Gift Wrap

If you haven’t noticed, I am completely obsessed with the gift wrapping tutorial guest posts from Laura of Lupin. Here’s another one for you to enjoy. And as always, please make sure you check out the Lupin shop and Laura’s blog. —————— If you’re attracted to the “brown paper packages tied up with string” look … Continue reading

Guest Post from Lupin…

Here is our first installment of guest posts from Laura of Lupin! Laura has the most innovative gift wrapping ideas and this one is my favorite so far. Be sure to check out Laura’s shop right here and her blog here. Take it away Laura… Today’s gift-wrap idea is sweet and simple – decorate your … Continue reading

Making Presents Special…Tags Edition

Letterpress Gift Tags from Heather Smith Jones Ever since I was a little girl, I have always loved wrapping presents. I can remember as early as ten, I would beg my mom to let me wrap all of the presents for under the tree, the more the merrier. I just really enjoyed doing it, and still … Continue reading

Getting in to the Spirit

1. Red Ceramic Mushroom Ornament from Mudpuppy 2. Hand Printed Linen Tea Towel- Antique Ornaments from Leanne Graeff 3. Hand Printed Ornaments- Set of Four from Leanne Graeff 4. Peppermint Stripe Ornament from Fern Animals Thanksgiving and Christmas time are my favorite times of year. Not really because of the presents or the amazingly filling … Continue reading

Jewelry Gift Guide

1. Rose Ring from Plum and Sage 2. Dangle Earrings 17 from Nea 3. Embers from Tinctory 4. Michelle Flower Pendant Necklace from Nest Pretty Things 5. Carved Lace Necklace from Paper Flower Girl 6. Birdland Small from Paige Russell The holidays are fast approaching, and I am planning on doing the bulk of my shopping … Continue reading

Art School Dropout

X-Large Sweet Treats Pouch and Owl Pendant Necklace- Peach I have been loving all the great little pieces from Art School Dropout lately, so when I got an email from Jessee about ASD’s new Christmas ornaments (below), I was pretty excited. Your Christmas tree is sure to be the envy of all your cool neighbors … Continue reading