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Great ideas using Calligraphy in Gift Wrapping

I have always loved the old fashioned way of writing particularly with a fountain pen, so I thought I’d share with you some great ideas using calligraphy in gift wrapping Ribbons, Wooden Spool and Tag by Jane Means I am very lucky to have worked along side the talented calligraphy expert Judy Broad, who’s help…

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Eco friendly gift wrapping ideas and recycling your gift wrapping

With Christmas over and the thought of so much wrapping paper and ribbons being discarded, I thought I would share some top tips on eco friendly gift wrapping ideas and recycling your gift wrapping Recycled Wrapping Wrapping presents, especially when there is a mountainous quantity to wrap, can be an expensive business.  We are also…

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Black and White Gift Wrapping Ideas

When we think of the concept of black and white, we may think of classic movies such as, It’s a wonderful Life, Casablanca and Brief Encounter.  We may think of impeccably dressed scenes in more recent movies, such as that of My Fair Lady at the races or of stunning and dramatic black and white…

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Join my Gift Wrapping Workshops at Kirstie Allsopp’s The Handmade Fair

Join my Gift Wrapping Workshops at Kirstie Allsopp’s The Handmade Fair this weekend, plus we are giving away 2 pairs of tickets for this amazing event…..read on! At Hampton Court Palace, after the resounding success of The recent Handmade Fairs, Kirstie is back again to inspire, impress and surprise us and to feed our hunger for all…

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Ribbon Curtains and Canopies for Weddings, Parties and Occasions

With my love of haberdashery I couldn’t wait to write this blog article featuring Ribbon Curtains and Canopies for Weddings, Parties and Occasions   Ribbon is a pretty and versatile accessory and our creative and innovative curiosity perpetually searches for new ways to use and reinvent ways to weave these beautiful lengths of colourful fabric…

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Great Gift Wrapping Ideas for Father’s Day

I’m often asked about Gift Wrapping for the men in our life. Should you include ribbon, tie a bow and are there any colours or themes that should be followed? So read on about ‘Great gift wrapping ideas for Father’s Day’ Vintage Grey Ribbon by Jane Means Whether you are wrapping for a Father, a…

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