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All Wrapped Up at Christmas

‘Tis the season for wrapping lots and lots of gifts!  I’m sure all of you have pulled out your scotch tape, ribbons, wrapping paper, little gift cards, and scissors.  I have a serious love/hate relationship with wrapping.  I DREAD the wrapping process, yet somehow once I get started I strangely enjoy it (I think the Christmas music and hot chocolate have something to do with it).

One way that I’ve found that helps me get into the spirit is to find pretty wrapping paper that inspires me.  I like to sort of create a wrapping scheme each year.  I love to use natural colors and elements in my schemes and I especially love incorporating something homemade also.  Last year I used brown paper and wrapped it with simple red raffia ribbon.  I used Christmas stamps and stamped Christmas trees in green on the paper.  It turned out really cute (of course I don’t have a pic- this was before I started blogging)- but it was a little time consuming.

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