I have totally outdone myself this year: Christmas presents, bought and wrapped, natch, thank you very much. Motivated by an any-minute house move, I figured it was best to get it all out of the way. I spent one evening last week wrapping them all up. I know.
I jazzed some red-and-white candy stripe and snowflake paper up with washi tape ordered from Papermash, making initials for the kids as labels (um, I ran out of tags).
I’ve never been this organised. It feels remarkably good.
Anyway, since the season of goodwill is fast approaching and all, here’s another little Christmas giveaway for you, this time by John Lewis. The good people over there have asked if I would like to give you a chance to win this gift pack bundle of fabric wrapping:
Fabric wrapping is one of those ideas that you’re like, huh, why didn’t I think of that before. You could just keep using the same fabric pieces to wrap presents again and again – reuse, recycle. Simples. Or… you could stitch them together and make a table runner, or a table cloth for a small Christmas table.
Pretty packaging is pretty awesome – so much better than handing over a present in a plastic bag (prompting the “er, I didn’t get time to wrap it” excuse). For some inspiration, the Christmas team at John Lewis have gone one step further and put together a gift wrap video with hints and tips which you can check out here and there’s plenty of ideas for gifts for everyone here too (I’ve got a few foodie gifts from JL this year for relatives – all wrapped up now).
So, as before, just leave a comment below this post with an email address so I can let you know if you’ve won, and I’ll pick a winner at random this time next week. Happy wrapping!
This is a sponsored competition