Welcome!. I live in Oviedo, Florida with my handsome husband, two great kids and a pair of silly basset hounds. Oviedo is a little town where you can get a Barney’s coffee on one corner and have to wait for the chickens to cross on the next. I love to shop for vintage treasures to use in my home and artwork. Come along with me!
Hello all! Here's a simple and inexpensive gift idea that you can wrap using your scraps. My friend Jodi was celebrating her birthday this weekend. The gift I ordered for her did not arrive in time. We did not want to go empty handed, So, my husband and I decided to share some music with her. We burned two CDs to take to the party. Music makes such a great gift. In this case, we chose a new group that we had introduced to Jodi this summer on vacation. We burned two CDs and I wrapped them using some scraps from the studio.
I had ordered some biodegradable Kraft wax paper bags some time ago. I loved the color and planned to use them in my art and for wrapping gifts. I simply wrapped the CDs in some scraps of old sewing pattern paper then placed them in the wax paper bag. I found half a sheet of vintage music from a recent project and folded it in half over the top of the bag. I created a decorative edge with pinking shears then stapled the music paper to the bag. After punching two holes, I ran a coffee stained ribbon scrap through and tied a bow. I wrote a little sentiment on the back and done! Don't have the wax paper bags? Make one. Take two pieces of wax paper and sew or staple around three edges to make a pouch.
Checkout Le Box Boutique for more great packaging ideas and supplies. You may want to have some of these on hand as the holidays approach. Wouldn't a CD of your favorite Christmas music be a great hostess gift this year? I think I will make up a few and have them on hand. I'm also thinking of doing something similar at Thanksgiving. I am the hostess for this holiday, but I want to burn a CD of Christmas music and make up several of these bags with a Christmas theme to pass out to our guests as they leave. I love the thought of them listening to Christmas music on the way home. Take care sweet friends! Linking up to: