Awkward Shaped Gifts? We’re Solving Your Christmas Troubles!

We all have those gifts come Christmas time that we attempt to wrap but just don’t know how, such as a ball or small clothing items that won’t fit in boxes. We have come up with a few easy ways to wrap these tough items and still make it look cute!

The ball is very easy. Just turn it into a Christmas cracker! Who doesn’t love those things? Get some very fun, festive gift wrapping tissue paper and roll it on up! Tie cute bows on the ends and fan out the sides to give it a little extra flare.

Now for those smaller clothing items, such as scarves or gloves, that don’t have a box, let’s make a box! This looks super cute and is surprisingly extremely easy. First, you want to cut the sheet of wrapping paper 2-3 inches past your object on the top, bottom, and both sides. From here, wrap the paper around the object long ways and tape it. This should end up making a tube with your object inside. Now, flatten out the ends and make two 1 inch rolls towards the center on both sides. Put two hole punches in each roll. Lace a ribbon through and tie it to make a beautiful bow. You are finished!

If there is anything else you just cannot figure out how to wrap, put it in a basket. You can pick up a basket from any JoAnn Fabrics, fill it with pretty tulle, place gift right on top, and wrap the whole thing in a clear basket wrap. Tie a large bow right on top. Problems solved!


We also wanted to throw out a couple creative, unusual ways to spice up your gift wrapping.

1. Try out some fun gift wrapping paper.



2. Change up your gift tags. 



3. Try to use some old book pages as your gift wrapping paper. It adds a rustic look.



Well, that’s a wrap! I hope you like our suggestions and can use them to make your gift wrapping process that much easier this year! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!


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Xmas Gifting: Navy

It seems navy has taken the spotlight in design and fashion, and we have no complaints. This bold hue has made its way back for a moment and has proven to be a timeless combination with practically any color palette and instantly translates to a chic ensemble or interior.

Here are some of our navy picks:


Global Views – Ceramic Candle – $120

The elegantly shaped ceramic candle containers are available in 6 stunning glaze finishes. The candles feature a light “Japanese Blossom” scent. Effervescent notes of lime leaf and verbena with a sensual mix of white flowers, oak moss, and cedar make up this unique fragrance. The candles have an estimated burn time of sixty hours and are individually gift boxed in an elegant white faux leather with wasabi colored grosgrain ribbon.

jasper conran navy fringe

Wedgewood – by Jasper Conran – $139

English designer Jasper Conran brings minimalist, contemporary elegance to the dinner table with his Navy Fringe collection for Wedgwood.


This table scape is the perfect mix of masculine and feminine. The embroidered navy table cloth provides as a bold background and contrast to the hot pink floral and napkin details.

embroidered navy tablecloth

RF Textiles – Navy 45×45 – $40

etsy table runner

ETSY – Modern Navy Blue Table Runner – $50

This table runner is made from medium weight cotton. This modern geometric design in white color is outlined in black on navy blue background . The look of this table runner is linen look with a very nice feel to it. Its colors makes this table runner beautiful, yet not overwhelming addition to any home.


Conversation Pieces – Perfect Finish Leather Bracelet, Navy – $24

Gals who live the island life know the value of a handsome, versatile leather bracelet. This timeless accessory features soft, smooth double loop leather with d-rings and studs. It’s the perfect finishing touch for any relaxed ensemble.

navy-1_largeJill Rosenwald – Fabric and Pillows in Navy – $65-$97


Jill Rosenwald – 2010 Links Orchid Vase – $78

Navy shades

Little Light House – Patterned Lamps – $70