Join me for a gift wrapped Champagne lunch at Coworth Park

I’m really looking forward to hosting a festive gift wrapping day on Monday 14th December.  It’s being held at the gorgeous Coworth Park (sister of the Dorchester Hotel), nestled just outside of Ascot. Guests can enjoy a glass of champagne on arrival and a three-course lunch in Restaurant Coworth Park with a glass of wine,… Continue reading →

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Join Jane Means and Kirstie Allsopp at The Handmade Christmas Fair Manchester

This month Jane Means will be sharing her Gift Wrapping Tips with Kirstie Allsopp live at The Handmade Christmas Fair at Manchester Central. The duo will be on stage in the Super Theatre on Saturday 21st November at 4pm. Jane will will be sharing stories about her career, talking about her plans to start courses… Continue reading →

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10 Easy Fall Craft Projects for Autumn

Autumn is now upon us, I’m looking forward to the myriad of burnt orange and reds in our woodlands. I often use these spice colours in my gift wrapping services and Fall craft projects. With the chilly nights approaching and some winter walks planned here’s a few Fall projects for you to try at home…. Continue reading →

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Creative Gift Wrapping Courses in Singapore this Summer

To celebrate the Singapore publication of the ‘Giftwrapped’ book, I’m delighted to be announcing the dates of several creative gift wrapping courses in Singapore this summer. The Singapore gift wrapping school will be open this summer and has been scheduled to celebrate the SG50 jubilee anniversary of independance, and the SEA games. It is a perfect location in South… Continue reading →

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10 Easter DIY Craft and Decorating Ideas

Here are some really quick and easy Easter DIY Craft ideas to make your home or dinner table a Spring masterpiece. I’ve rummaged my craft room and put together my 10 favourite decorating ideas…   1. To make an easy Easter tree, fill a plant pot or attractive planter with soil or sand. Plunge twigs… Continue reading →

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Ribbon Bunting: DIY Craft Tutorial

Here’s a quick and easy ribbon bunting DIY craft tutorial for you, which will only take around 10 minutes to make Its now time to raid the drawers and find those roll ends and remnants of fabric and ribbon. This is a wonderful craft project to spruce up a basket of flowers, a cake or… Continue reading →

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Make Ric Rac Flowers: DIY Craft Project

I love the quirky look of ric rac and after lots of requests, I finally decided to stock it a couple of years ago. For me it is not an ideal ribbon choice in gift wrapping as I haven’t mastered how to tie a bow with it yet. With Valentines Day approaching I decided to… Continue reading →

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Join Jane Means at the Giftwrapped book launch

In a few weeks my new book giftwrapped will be launched to the world and going on sale worldwide. Many people have not wanted to wait until the end of November when it hits the shops, so I’ve had a busy couple of weeks signing copies and personally gift wrapping each one that has been ordered… Continue reading →

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Gift Wrapping Project – Lining gift boxes with Tissue and Ribbon

You’ve bought the gift and have found a nice little box to pop it in but have no idea how to do the tissue bit.  This is something I am always asked to cover on my gift wrapping workshops and when I trained the staff in Harrods recently, they were desperate to find a quicker… Continue reading →

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Visit us at the Spirit of Summer Fair

The new London ribbon shop at Clifton Nurseries is proving very popular and we are delighted to be exhibiting alongside Clifton Nurseries at the Spirit of Summer Fair organized by House and Garden Magazine The 4 day fair will take place at Olympia, London from Wed 14-Sat 17 May and has hundreds of handpicked exhibitors showcasing… Continue reading →

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