Wednesday, January 11, 2012

{ wednesday wrap session }

I've mentioned before that I love wrapping gifts. Sometimes I surprise myself, and I think ahead enough to make something like this. But, for the most part, I am really not a planner.  And so a lot of times, I end up wrapping a birthday gift a couple hours before the party like most of the world. I still want it to be pretty, but I'm also a big believer in "use-what-you-have crafting".  So usually I just grab whatever I have laying around to pull together my gift wrapping.  I had some maps that I used to decorate Jack's room, and so I used those to make this pleated flower fan.  This seemed pretty appropriate because the four-year-old recipient of this present is quite the traveler, and even has an upcoming trip to Australia planned.  Lucky little lady!

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The circle in the center is just the scalloped inner portion of a paper doily with a dotty 'V' sticker glued into a felt circle.   Pretty and easy - my favorite kind of crafty fun. ;)

2 comments:

Allyson said...

Ok this is seriously the cutest wrapping I have ever seen. This makes me kind of embarrassed to think about the sad state of some of our presents. Thanks for the inspiration!

Allyson
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elisabeth (bovagoods) said...

your kid's friends are so lucky! how fun to open such a pretty gift!