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hot cocoa cones
Looking for something easy to make and yummy to give this holiday season? Well look no further! These Santa and reindeer hot cocoa cones make perfect gifts for anyone on your list! Who doesn't love a steaming cup of hot cocoa? Or a cute Santa? Or reindeer?? Hot cocoa cones make perfect...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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