Monday’s Make-it … { Wallpaper giftwrap }

Happy Monday! I was in the dr ofc this morn and heard a visiting patient say how she ‘hates Monday’s since she has to work’. I felt a bit sad for her and confused …. bec I feel every day is a GIFT, how we spend it (smiling, laughing, grumpy, sad) is up to us.  Sometimes I want to shake people and yell focus on gratitude, but then .. that wouldn’t be to zen-like of me hahaha! Instead, I send them heartwarming thoughts.  You can turn lemons into lemon-aids … or turn WALLPAPER into GIFTWRAP PAPER (ok,ok, … that’s a looong stretch, but you get the picture, right!). Today’s post shows/REMINDS us to think outside of the box when gifting … focusing on the care + love placed into the gifting.

To wrap a book I was gifting to one of my assistants, I used left over wallpaper from this project (did you see my short hair then?!).

 

I choose a red ribbon for a POP of color CONTRAST, and this color red always reminds me of looooove: 

 

Around and around:

 

No ‘ordinary’ giftwrap paper here or standard ribbon design (I created stripes with the red ribbon): 

 

Do you like when you received gifts ‘unconventionally’ wrapped? Once in a while I choose the “bag + tissue” gift method, but most of the times I do aim to go out of my way to make the packaging as caring as the gift:

 

(photo credits: Ada’s Interior Design ) Every comment is read, appreciated, and loved. To leave a comment please scroll down!

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6 Responses to Monday’s Make-it … { Wallpaper giftwrap }

  1. Alicia says:

    Wallpaper gift wrapping how pretty!! Thank you for sharing. :)

  2. Nina says:

    I love what you did with the ribbon! So pretty…

  3. so pretty! I love the red ribbon you added.

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