I started working on Christmas presents a few weeks ago and am finally wrapping things up. Literally!
It’s been a really long time since I’ve busted out the box of painting supplies. Always a good time, even though my painting skills are sub par! Gotta’ love the set of brushes that cost $6.99 for about 24!
I painted a few gifts for the teenage cousins in my family. There are 2 more I haven’t post photos of yet because their names are on them, and I’m not sure if they check the blog.
For someone who loves art.
For someone that loves motivational quotes + is extremely determined to succeed.
The wrapping of the presents, may have been my favorite part. I used brown paper bags for everything and barely had to use tape! It’s extremely hard to even get tape to stick to this paper, so I used ribbon instead. Yes, some of it’s blue…oh well!!
To succeed at not using tape, wrap the gift in a larger than necessary piece of brown paper bag, so you can hold it tight with just a ribbon. Worked like a charm, and now the trash can go straight to recycling!
My favorite wrap jobs were of the paintings.
- brown paper bags for the wrapping and tags
- burlap [I used this for architecture models waaay back in the day and have had it for years!]
- baby clothes pin [leftover from my sis in laws baby shower]
Kind of excited about these.
And kind of excited about this.
You’ll see more of it later today. Be on the lookout!
It’s another crock pot meal…TOO easy!
p.s. highlight of Tuesday night…lighting the menorah while face-timing with the parents :)