{holiday inspiration : gift wrapping with ribbon & rhinestones}


. . . every year, love to come up with a new wrapping scheme for everyone's gifts, and a favourite was heavy kraft paper with wide lengths of snowy white grosgrain ribbon, and tiny pine cones & evergreen branches fastened around the bow; this year, quite taken with the idea of pretty white boxes tied at the corners with lengths of satin ribbon, pretty pleats of white and lavender tissue adorned with vintage rhinestone buckles and pins . . .



{images : scanned by audrey at ~laura~ from the book vintage inspirations by jane cassini & ann brownfield, photography by caroline arber; similar images posted previously, here & here; see also here}

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Anonymous a lovely being said...

pale blue ribbon is so pretty - I think I'll pick some up for gift-wrapping this year :)

x fallon

December 07, 2011  
Blogger à la parisienne said...

What a creative idea to lace up the corners of gift boxes with ribbon! I've never seen that idea before~thank you for sharing.


December 07, 2011  
Blogger Teresa at Splendid Sass said...

This is a beautiful idea! I am going to try this. So special.

December 07, 2011  
Anonymous Maria @ Orchard Bloom said...

so pretty!

December 07, 2011  
Blogger ♡ Tiffany @ Eight Layers of Lace♡ said...

Fa La La? More like, Oh La La ^_^ adore♡

December 07, 2011  
Blogger Karena said...

Glamorous indeed I love the pleated paper!!

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December 07, 2011  
Blogger Daily Cup of Couture said...

such gorgeous images and a lovely idea! xx

December 07, 2011  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am completely giddy to begin my Christmas wrapping!! This post made me all the more excited. Thank you love.

December 07, 2011  
Anonymous Atelier Turner said...

Aren't those gift recipients lucky to have you as a friend or loved one? This idea and wrapping is so beautiful...a gift itself.

December 07, 2011  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

atelier turner -- such a lovely thing to say! thank you :)

December 07, 2011  
Anonymous Hannah @ Sparrow+Spark! said...

Very pretty!

December 08, 2011  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love how the box is tied together with ribbon. Such a sweet idea! I really like to go the extra step with my gift wrapping. From Brooklyn with love ~jen

December 08, 2011  
Blogger Audrey said...

Oh my..this looks really gorgeous on your blog!!! Thank you!


December 08, 2011  
Anonymous Mimi said...

These gift wrapped boxes are amazingly beautiful!

December 08, 2011  
Anonymous Jennelise said...

Beautiful! I love the idea of putting a little jewel on the bow or ribbon :)

December 08, 2011  
Blogger indie by heart said...

very inspiring ideas! I have some jewellery etc. that could be used here.. :>


December 09, 2011  

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