Black and white striped ribbon plus some serious bow tying skills makes for some pretty impressive gift wrapping!

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Draw hearts on plain gift wrap. With x acto knife cut out on half of the heart. Fold back. Place color of choice tissue paper under the heart cut out paper and wrap gift. Cards,DIY Ideas & Inspiration Re

Gold spray

clever and beautiful packaging christmas plant botanical Add gold spray paint to natural elements like acorns and leaves to embellish your packages.

Gift wrapping

I absolutely love this idea for an alternative to the traditional ribbon or bow gift topper. Tracy, one of the new summer interns at The Crafts Dept. over at Martha Stewart Living, shares a DIY for this pop-up message “ribbon”,.