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How Things Wrap Up in 2011.

This year I decided that Christmas was going to be glam meets nature. I don’t know why, but I’ve been loving bright ass magenta lately. I have always been a secret fan of hot pink, but I thought it would be fun to do for the holidays.

I think the sputnik is to blame. We will see if I get it all done. I’m kind of famous in my own mind for having a ton of plans of what I’m going to do and getting everything wrapped and decorated right before Christmas. I love wrapping gifts, but it would be better if I got to enjoy the wrapping a bit longer.

I already bought the hen feathers from this seller on etsy. I love them. She let’s you say exactly what you want and they got here super quick. I made some stamps, but I have to go out and get a gold stamp pad. I bought a light color craft style paper from Ikea early in the season because believe it or not I ran out of paper last year. It felt like a grand accomplishment.

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    bigBANG studio
    December 9, 2011 at 12:19 PM

    I have some I-<3-the-80s hot pink gaffer's tape I use for everything in the studio, and it's the BOMB. You can order it from Dick Blick online!

    I totally want to hoard those guinea hen feathers, too! LOVE.

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    Desi McKinnon
    December 9, 2011 at 12:20 PM

    oh I have the gaffer's tape too. i made a huge haul from the tape brothers. i love tape. it's a little obsession.

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    blake
    December 9, 2011 at 9:58 PM

    woah, loving this. big time. I've been stamping a little copper on kraft (as you may know) and I just love metallic on natural. big time. feathers don't hurt either!

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    Colleen
    December 10, 2011 at 9:51 AM

    I always love your wrapping inspiration Desi.I won't have many boxes to wrap this year b/c I'm giving mostly jars….maybe I'll just wrap empty boxes for fun!
    That hot pink tagging ribbon is hanging on my wall right now. I'll send you a photo.

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    180|360
    December 16, 2011 at 12:40 PM

    Those feathers are killer. Can you wrap all my gifts for me?

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