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giant tissue paper daisies
You've volunteered to decorate the venue for an upcoming event. Maybe it's a school fundraising gala, parent appreciation tea, church group luncheon, or sports team banquet. Whatever the event is, you have a HUGE gym/room to decorate and almost NO budget. You'd like to make it look good but you're just not...
Easter bunny treat box
It's not a secret...everyone LOVES Easter treats! Kids and adults alike enjoy getting yummy chocolates and candies for Easter. Instead of just putting them all in a candy bag or basket, make our adorable Easter bunny treat box instead! The best part is it's quick and easy to do and you don't...
carrot shaped treat bagss
I fondly remember being in Grade 1 and just loving Friday afternoons when we'd do crafty things. My teacher, Mrs. McKenzie was uber creative and always made those afternoons so much fun. Everything we made had to have some glitter, pipe cleaner or ribbon on it! Who knew that an Easter...
tissue paper carnation
You're having a party next weekend and you'd like to give your guests a little favour to take home. You want to try something different, something you haven't done before. You're drawing a blank. HELP! No problem, we've got your back! Here's an easy and beautiful favour idea that you can whip up in...
bow on a gift box lid
Does this sound familiar? You've purchased the ideal gift and then struggled (for what feels like hours) to tie the perfect bow on your gift box. You carefully hand the gift box to the recipient who savagely rips off the bow and tosses it to the ground! Grrrrrr!! You just want to...
diy gift wrapping
Here are 3 diy gift wrapping solutions for you IF- you're short on time! you really need to wrap a gift! you only have plain paper on a roll! you're not creative (or so you think!) If you answered yes to any or all of the above, then this is...
Cookie Box
Turn a gift box into a cookie box? Sometimes you have to "think outside the box"! In this post, we'll show you how to quickly and easily turn a gift box into a cookie box. It's great when you're short on time but still want it to look great. And this...
how to tie a perfect bow
I'm not totally 100% sure but I'm pretty 99% sure that this is our most asked question in the Store- Can you please show me how to tie a perfect bow? Everyday. Yes, everyday we get asked that question. Actually, several times a day. And after many years of being asked, we came...
giant tissue paper daisies
From the chillier evenings to the beautifully colored leaves, fall is definitely my favorite season of the year. It's also the time for one of my fave flowers to shine, the sunflower! We really enjoyed creating this tissue paper sunflowers tutorial for you! Occasionally we've had people say that they'd...
Let's make a tissue paper garland so we can FESTOON! What is that?? fes·toon /fe'stoon/ (verb) to adorn (a place or thing) with ribbons, garlands or other decorations Now that kinda sounds like fun, doesn't it? We can all use a little festooning in our lives! I don't know about you but I'm a bit...

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Anna is Vice President and Director of Marketing at Essential Packaging Inc. For the past 22 years, along with her husband of 23 years, David, she has helped to grow the company from a home based business into a thriving retail and online enterprise. Her love of creative packaging, marketing and small business life has lead her to the wonderful world of blogging. Now she writes on her 2 blogs, A Beautifully Wrapped Life and A Small Business Life. She enjoys kayaking with her son Matt and hikes with her constantly shedding Yellow Lab Soda. Connect with her by CLICKING HERE Find out more about Essential Packaging at www.essentialpackaging.com

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