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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...
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...
ice cream gift basket

Ice cream gift basket – how to create the ultimate one!

You'd like to put together an amazing gift basket for someone but just don't know what to include? It can be challenging, for sure! Here's...
Gift basket tower

See how easy it is to create this stunning gift basket tower!

Does this sound familiar... You enjoy making gift baskets for the holidays but you find yourself stuck with the same boring old idea of items...
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...
Gift basket tower

How to wrap a gift basket in 8 easy steps!

Have you ever wanted to put together a beautifully wrapped gift basket but just didn't know how to wrap it or where to even...
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...
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...
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