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Holiday Gift Wrap Ideas

Christmas is almost here, and I have been very busy preparing for the big day.  The shopping is almost done, cookies will be baked tomorrow but I definitely need to move onto the wrapping.   Wrapping gifts is one of my favorite things to do, it totally gives me all the Christmas vibes.  The presentation of a gift is just as exciting as what is inside of the package but sometimes, that can be costly.  I thought it would be fun to share some crafty, elegant and inexpensive ways to wrap your holidays gifts. This year, I am really loving anything that evokes an Old World Christmas..  It's nostalgic, beautiful and full of charm.   There are a few essentials for pretty gift wrapping - ribbon, gift tags, ornaments and of course, the paper.. Brown paper is one of my go-to's for gift wrap.  It's easily found and inexpensive.  I also think it's extremely versatile!  Gold and sheet music papers are also very classy and timeless.  Side Note:  try to by gift wrap paper and ribbons d

Tartan Plaid Christmas Tablescape

Hello everyone!  I hope you are all having a wonderful December so far.  The Christmas season has always been a favorite one for our family. It's the season to gather with family and friends, bake cookies and prepare our favorite family recipes. It's also my favorite time of the year to entertain, even though there will be fewer of us gathered at the table this year.  And as much as it breaks my heart to be unable to have our entire family together this holiday season, it is important to celebrate Christmas and keep our family traditions going.  Today I'm sharing my first Christmas Tablescape of the season with you.  True to my style, there's no shortage of mixed and matched patterns and colors here.   I am really feeling classic Tartan Plaid table linens this year!!!  It's bright, versatile and complements a wide variety of seasonal dinnerware.  But I LOVE most about this pattern, is that it has the ability to add a touch of holiday flair to simple everyday plates