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Posts Tagged ‘Jane Means Ribbons’

Enjoy up to 80% off in the Jane Means 48hr Spring Sale

  We are delighted to announce the 48hr Jane Means Spring sale with many ribbons and gift wrapping lines up to 80% off We’re making way for new lines and our sale will be a perfect time to stock up your gift wrapping, sewing or craft cupboard. Many designs are available and those of you…

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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.…

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Celebrate our Company Milestone – Jane Means is 20 years old

It all started from the kitchen table back in 1995, when the Jane Means Brand was born. Whilst recovering from an illness, I started making Handmade cards and little did I know it would transform in to a global Ribbon and Gift Wrapping business, working with some of the worlds famous people and stocking luxury…

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An insight into our new Singapore Gift Wrapping Courses

We recently launched our first creative Singapore gift wrapping courses at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel with press in attendance. The creative classes were scheduled to coincide with the 50th Anniversary of Singapore Independence, known as SG50. With several recent visits to South East Asia to promote the publication of the Giftwrapped book, the inaugural creative…

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How I dealt with having my designs copied and copyright advice.

Creative industries in the UK annually bring in £71 billion pounds and this is growing by 10% each year. I am surrounded by creative people and designers, and one of the biggest concerns is copyright and IP issues (known as Intellectual Property),  so I’ve decided to dedicate a blog post sharing my own experience, with advice…

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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…

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10 recycling & eco friendly gift wrapping ideas

I’m often asked about recycling tips and eco friendly gift wrapping ideas, so I decided to dedicate a chapter in my book ‘Giftwrapped‘ about it. It is also an important part of my business so we recycle everything from ribbon spools, packaging and remnants. Although I’m not a hoarder, I hate throwing away small offcuts,…

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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…

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How to tie the perfect bow in gift wrapping

One of the most asked questions I get asked on our gift wrapping workshops is “How do you tie the perfect bow?”.  We all have our own way of tying a shoelace or a bow and through my experience of teaching gift wrapping, I’ve found it’s very hard to change your technique after tying the…

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A peek inside the new Jane Means gift wrapping book ‘giftwrapped’

For years this has been a dream. To put all of my creative ideas in to my very  own Gift Wrapping Book. I’ve been approached by others, but wanted to write my signature book, with a specific look and feel, oozing with beautiful photography and simple steps. I approached one publisher only, one whos books…

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