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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…

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Gift Wrapping and DIY Craft Projects for Halloween

  If you’re heading off to any Halloween parties this season, here’s a really clever decorating idea.  I have chosen some Orange tissue. To add depth and luxury to the gift wrapping, I have pleated the wrap and you can find out how to do this on page 48 of my new book Giftwrapped    I…

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Gift wrapping awkward shapes with a tailored ribbon bow

If we’re not going with traditional birthday gift baskets – we are often faced with gift wrapping awkward shapes, and something that has always been a challenge is tying a bow around something fragile or flexible     If you tried to tie a bow around a silk scarf wrapped in tissue, or a pile…

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Gift wrapping awkward shapes with tissue

One of the main questions I am asked on my gift wrapping courses, is how to tackle the gift wrapping of awkward shapes. To many it fills them with horror yet I believe wrapping awkward shapes is easier than a square box, which is more strict with measurements. You may have bought a shirt or…

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Craft Ideas for the Fortnum and Mason Stationery Event

I’m really looking forward to being involved in the new stationery room launch at Fortnum and Mason in Piccadilly next week. Our ribbons are stocked in the store and I will be gift wrapping live in their revamped stationery room on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th April. As a ribbon stockist of the store i’ve already…

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Valentine Shortbread Biscuits

You may be struggling to find the perfect present for your loved one (beautifully gift wrapped of course) or may not have the pennies to splash out on something expensive, so i’ve devised a little something for your loved one.  Biscuits! There’s nothing I love more than a homemade biscuit with a cup of builders…

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Gift wrapping a luxurious Christmas hamper basket

There is nothing more I love at Christmas than to receive a wicker hamper packed with speciality foods and luxury wine.  It is a perfect gift for anyone and can be made bespoke with personalised presents. Fortnum and Mason are renowned for their hampers, which are filled with gourmet biscuits, speciality teas, crackers, petty fours,…

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Gift wrapping with vintage music script

There’s something really eye catching about vintage music paper, and I often use it in my gift wrapping projects. Recently I bought several books of old script from an antique shop. You can also find them at charity shops, flea markets and car boot sales.  I have also find perfect accessories including buttons, rusty keys,…

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Gift Wrapping ‘Live’ in the windows at Liberty

One of my favourite stores is Liberty located in the heart of London. The iconic building is located just off bustling Regent Street. We were over the moon when Liberty decided to stock our range of ribbons last year. I am delighted to be involved with their forthcoming ‘Get Creative’ event which will showcase their…

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