Be sure to check out all the FREE Christmas downloadables Missie at Crafting with Cat Hair rounded up just for the Christmas in July party.
Brown paper packages tied up with string...
(Now let's see you get that song out of your head)
So you have the BEST Christmas gift ever all picked out for your friends and family, let's not disappoint by sticking it in wrapping that doesn't match the fantastic and loving nature of the gift!
Even plain brown paper can be made beautiful with patterned ribbons or special embellishments.
My special embellishments are almost always something that is free and simply made to work. Like my painted leaf gift tags:
Or the purely decorative "snowy" nature elements:
Or you can recycle containers into gift boxes by applying scrapbook paper, stamps and ribbon:
And if you've made your gift, don't forget to let people know you thought enough of them to spend your time on them as well as your skills: