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3 creative holiday giftwrap ideas

It must be the graphic designer in me that loves the wrapping of the gifts more than the gift itself. After all, it’s all about the packaging, is it not? I’ve always enjoyed creating beautiful packages with creative giftwrap, so I thought I’d show you a few fun options for this year. ONE: ALL MAPPED
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White Christmas tree at night in our living room, all lit up with colorful ornaments www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

Advent Thoughts & A Christmas Tradition

We’ve been studying advent in church for the past few weeks, which, frankly, was a new thing to this Southern Baptist-raised girl when we first started attending our nondenominational church. Growing up, advent was little more than the pop-open calendar of tiny pieces of chocolate. So I’m learning more and more about what it really means.
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Gift guide: your unconventional friend who’s going to write the most interesting autobiography someday

Today’s gift guide is one of my favorites (see vol 1 and vol 2). I envision the girl who would love any of these items is that kooky personality who always puts together the most outlandish things but always looks chic. She tells the craziest stories and you know it’s going to make the most
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A Hedgehouse velvet throwbed on the hearth is the perfect place to curl up in front of the fire and wait for Santa to come down the chimney on Christmas Eve. Giveaway at www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

Colorful Christmas: Giveaway #1

In all the hurry scurry of the holiday season, and the scrambling to get everyone else a gift, I thought I’d pull together a few of my favorite things to give away!  First up are these gorgeous velvet throwbeds from Hedgehouse – I’m giving away a sumptuous green velvet one as well as a inky blue/black
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