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beer giftbasket
Gift baskets are such a perfect way to wrap up multi piece gifts. You put all your pieces in a box or basket, wrap it up with cello and you're done. When it comes to a beer gift basket though, sometimes you have to think beyond the basket! Recently, we...
tissue paper cactus

Let’s make a tissue paper garland and festoon!

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...
best unicorn party

Make dreams come true with your best unicorn party! EVER!

Are you ready to create your best unicorn party? EVER? You might be wondering "where do I start"? Well you've come to the right place! Not...
gift wrap an album

The best way to gift wrap a photo album!

Photo albums, or photo books, are a wonderfully thoughtful gift for any occasion. They're filled with beautiful memories of children growing up, school life,...
White 2 piece gift boxes

How to cover a gift box lid (to look just like the ones in...

We've all seen it on tv or in a movie... ...someone gets a beautifully wrapped present but instead of them ripping off all the gift...
bow on a gift box lid

The best bow for a gift box lid (that you’ll never have to undo!)

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....
how to tie a perfect bow

How to tie a perfect bow (3 super easy Cheater Bows for people who...

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...
giant tissue paper daisies

Stunning giant tissue paper daisies that are simple to make!

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...
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