I love getting creative with my gift wrapping. Recently I’ve noticed a lot of beautifully wrapped gifts using brown paper. I love this idea because not only does it save waste on multiple rolls of fancy paper, but you can get really creative with the ribbons and adornments because the backdrop is neutral.
I did a post a few years back on wrapping Christmas gifts but I thought it was about time I did another one. But instead of showing you how to wrap your gifts in the traditional albeit beautiful way, this time I thought I’d share some creatively different ways to wrap your gifts. I hope you enjoy.
When it comes to decorating your home, don’t be afraid to bring a mixture of colours, textures and finishes into your living space. The confidence to select items that speak to you will keep you from conforming to a rigid or fixed style look and introduce individuality into your home.
IKEA is famous for it’s swedish style affordable furniture designed for specific uses. However the internet is full of creative minds who have cleverly created some very versatile uses for their products. So many in fact that there is a dedicated site (ikeahackers.net ) where you can browse literally thousands of alternative uses for the products we know so well.
Every room needs a focal point to make an impact and add interest to the space. Whether you have a small space and want a design feature that’s not too overwhelming, or a large space that needs drama, a large blank wall can be the perfect canvas to make a statement and show off your creativity.
A combination of brick walls, exposed beams and metal and wood surfaces are the signature of the industrial kitchen.
Mix in rustic neutral tones, industrial light fittings, vintage mis-matched chairs and a large organic table made from salvaged wood to complete the residential meets commercial kitchen.