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Thursday, December 2, 2010

The Package Theme This Year


Everything is wrapped in brown paper, but we chose different ribbons and Christmas themed stickers
instead of wrapping paper.  The Brown paper we have had for a long time. It was a LARGE endless roll with the consistency of a shopping bag. :)
We found ribbon at Hobby Lobby at 50% off, so our wrappings were pretty cheap this year! :)

3 comments:

Bogaranty├║ said...

Such a brilliant idea! I love the brown paper sold here and it looks so uniform and pretty. Considering that ribbon from last year is still on sale next door, I think I know where I'll be during my lunch break!

Mike and Christie said...

Glad you like it! We tried using Calico material one year so the girls could save their "wrapping" for making quilts when they are older. Somehow, I still love that idea, but the girls were not quite interested.

I may try again for next year, and see if they are in the "saving" mode. :)

The brown paper idea came from "The Sound of Music's "My favorite things" song. :)

Holly said...

That's so cool! And, reading your reply to another comment about the idea coming from The Sound of Music, I think it's even cooler! I love that movie! :)

I think this year I'm going to try using tulle to decorate Christmas presents. I've seen pictures of it and it looks so pretty!

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