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    Christmas Wrapping: DIY Gift Tags & Bows

    How was everyone’s weekend? Aside from a trip to the movies Saturday morning to see Rogue One (which I will write about in an upcoming review post!) I rested up at home since I caught a cold at the end of last week. I’m feeling much better than I was Friday/Saturday. I’m so relieved because I did not want to be sick during my days off and for Christmas. Speaking of Christmas, I can’t believe it is Christmas week! Honestly, where does the time go? Today I’m sharing a video and some pictures of my recent gift wrapping exploits. As I stayed in Saturday night to rest up and fight my cold,…

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    DIY Gift Wrapping Bows

    It’s Christmas week! Hopefully you’re not all tired of Christmas themed posts because that’s basically all I have planned this whole week, but I’ll try to keep it interesting for you. Today, I’m sharing with you a gift wrapping post. I love wrapping presents, but I don’t really do anything interesting with my wrapping. It’s usually your standard gift wrapping. I’ve always wanted to do the brown paper, twine, and holly gift wrapping look because I think it looks so classic, beautiful, and simple. I didn’t do that this year, but maybe next year I’ll give it a try. This time around, I perused Pinterest looking for some creative gift…

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    Tissue Paper Pom Pom Gift Topper

    Tissue paper pom poms are so popular these days for decoration and I know a few people who have made them to hang for parties and things. Everyone always says they are so easy to make and I saw so many tutorials (claiming to be simple) on Pinterest to modify these hanging pom poms into gift toppers. This past weekend I went to a college friend’s bridal shower and I decided I was going to try to be crafty and make a flower pom pom out of tissue paper to top off the gift wrapping. To prepare I had watched a few short YouTube tutorials a few days prior and…