{holiday inspiration: diamonds & stars}

. . . often prefer crisp white paper with luxuriously wide velvet ribbon for wrapping christmas gifts, or heavy kraft paper with fluttery lengths of organza -- but every once in a while there are lovely prints & patterns -- such as this insanely stylish and impossible to find diamonds & stars paper . . .

{image: photography craig knowles, scanned by moodboard from elle decoration december 2002}

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Blogger SarahAnn said...

Totally agree with you on the crisp, white wrapping paper theme. But this is gorgeous!

December 03, 2009  
Blogger MoreSkinnyDays said...

This is lovely! Black and silver are glamorous together and black is an unexpected color under the tree.

December 03, 2009  
Anonymous kendal croix said...

that is the most wonderfully wrapped present!!

December 03, 2009  
Blogger A Gift Wrapped Life said...

You must know I would comment on this one......and if you find the source please let me know. Though it does make me thinking of some other lovely possibilities. Thanks
for sharing this beauty.

December 03, 2009  
Blogger Islandia Lane said...

awesome photo!

December 03, 2009  
Blogger Lipstick Chick said...

Beautiful. Absolutely beautiful.


December 03, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

love the design. hopefully I could find similar wrapping paper :)

December 03, 2009  
Blogger Sarah Klassen said...

I completely agree -- I just picked up some gray paper, rich red velvet ribbon, dove gray satin ribbon and plenty of white wrapping paper.

I love the way this gift is nestled -- lovely picture.

Hope you are having an equally lovely day, R :)

December 03, 2009  
Anonymous elena said...

Gorgeous! I wouldn't mind getting a present wrapped in that! ;)

December 03, 2009  
Blogger Simone said...

I purchased black stripped wrapping paper to use this year..this image inspires me even more!

December 03, 2009  
Blogger Mimi said...

Gorgeous picture. I love it! So ready for the holidays.. imagine gifting- or getting this beautifully wrapped gift!

December 03, 2009  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

That's the definition of glamorous wrapping paper.

I'd love to get something wrapped like that, especially if the gift itself was equally sparkly... (anyone want to pass that hint along to my boyfriend?)

December 03, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This has to be some of the most beautiful wrapping paper I have ever seen. I think it would be gorgeous papered on to the ceiling of my dining room, so I could enjoy it always.

December 03, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Girls in white dresses with blue satin sashes
Snowflakes that stay on my nose and eyelashes
Silver white winters that melt into springs
These are a few of my favorite things" For some reason this post reminds me of the verse of this song. How beautiful to enjoy the little things in life!

December 03, 2009  
Blogger Joy said...

this is a WOW!

December 04, 2009  
Anonymous LeeAnn said...

I actually paused and stared at that wrapped box with the diamonds and stars, it is so beautiful! Thank you for sharng!

December 04, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Loving the bling!


December 05, 2009  
Anonymous Clara said...

This wrapping paper is probably one of the most attractive ones that I have ever come across. I don't do the cute and funny wrapping paper as I like mine more sophisticated and elegant just like this one.

December 09, 2009  
Blogger Mélanie said...

I would love to receive a present like that

December 09, 2009  

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