Chapter, Fashionably Light
Dec 24 2013
I save tissue paper from stores, reusable gift wrap from presents I receive, and other fashionable bags. See the pink and tassel-patterned one from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum above!
The gift wrap is contained in an IKEA storage box that lives in my desk. I keep only as much as will fit inside – if I want to add more, I have to get rid of something that isn’t as swanky inside. I keep a separate tote of reusable ribbon and string in my closet.
Center: wrapped in tissue paper from a store, tied with a reused ribbon from last Christmas
Right: Kate Spade tissue paper tied with ribbon from a high school graduation goodie bag – knew it would come in handy one day!
This one is from the Monkey, who felt bad for borrowing paper from my “special collection”. I jokingly gave him the brown paper bag, and he made it work. The red sticker was attached to the dotted bag I used above, and yes, we just happened to have jingle bells lying around the house.
Anyone else have some creative wrapping tips? Happy Christmas Eve!
As a kid, when the Christmas boxes came upstairs from the basement, the most exciting one was the box of books: nostalgic classics like The Polar Express and Courduroy’s Christmas, as well as other random books that maybe no one else had heard of, but were special because they were there every year. As I got […]
You Simply Must: Read Let It Snow
Dec 23 2013
1. Magic Kingdom For a merry Christmas in the Magic Kingdom, I wore a Minnie Mouse-inspired outfit of Commando dotted tights, my Ms Pac Man dress from Jones & Jones, topped with my signature Crown & Glory bow. Also, meet Jack, my elephant. 2. Hollywood Studios / Animal Kingdom First I met my heroes, Ralph […]
Wardrobe Weekly: Disney World Outfits!
Dec 26 2013