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Welcome to Craft Market Success! Craft Market Success is a series that we created to help entrepreneurs/makers who are interested in doing craft markets but could use some help getting started. We will walk you through the entire process, from nervous start to successful finish. Even seasoned craft market exhibitors will...
Easter bunny treat box

Adorable Easter Bunny treat boxes in 5 simple steps!

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...
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...
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...
Snowman Cookie Container 19

DIY Snowman cookie container!

It's that time of year when baking is in full swing and Christmas cookies are being lovingly made by the dozens! Many of these homemade delights...
tissue paper cactus

Make these beautiful tissue paper sunflowers (even if you’re not creative!)

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...
hot cocoa cones

Hot cocoa cones – Santa and reindeer!

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...
cookie bag

Here’s our top 6 cookie bag ideas for your Christmas baking!

Christmas and cookies go together like peas and carrots...only much yummier! After deciding which cookie recipes to make, now you have to decide on to...
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