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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...
tissue paper flower

How to make beautiful tissue paper flowers!

I love all things tissue paper! Luckily I get to work with fellow paper addicts in a paper world at Essential Packaging. We often...
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...
Wine Packaging

6 easy wine packaging ideas (and no, a plain brown bag isn’t one of...

You've got the wine bottles, now you need the wine packaging, right?! Gifts of good cheer are especially popular during the holiday season. Champagne, wine...
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...
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...
tissue paper cactus

How to make this super easy tissue paper cactus!

No doubt about it, the cactus trend is HOT!! From home decor to gardening, cacti are definitely all the rage. And even more so when it...
beer giftbasket

Beer gift basket – a creative way to wrap up beer!

Gift baskets are such a perfect way to wrap up multi piece gifts. You put all your pieces in a box or basket, wrap...
Anna is Vice President and Director of Marketing at Essential Packaging Inc. For the past 24 years, along with her husband of 25 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, hikes with her constantly shedding Yellow Lab Soda and her 5 backyard chickens. Connect with her by CLICKING HERE Find out more about Essential Packaging at www.essentialpackaging.com