Wrap a pillar candle with ribbon that coordinates with table decor.
I would love to decorate my linen closet like this...with a wallpaper or cloth wall and white shelves covered in wallpaper or shelving paper that coordinates or matches the walls.
Line a 1/2C measuring cup with cling wrap. Put 8 orange slice candies around the edge, and one in the center. Pull the cling wrap up
Hand everyone a piece of card stock. Assign them a letter in the alphabet. Have them draw a picture that coordinates with that letter
Fun and creative way to wrap presents for any occasion! Simple brown paper with a pop of color! Make snowflakes or shapes and then tie with twine! Cute, cheap and you get your craft in for the day.
Love the idea of cutting out fabric that coordinates with baby's nursery in shapes to match the theme and then putting it on a canvas!
Candy Bouquets | place a piece of floral foam in the cups and cover with paper shreds. Glue/tape sticks to candies and insert in the cups.
Hot glue pinecones to a grapevine base; let dry. Paint the wreath in a hue that coordinates with your room; allow to dry. Then add glitter.
Web exclusive! These versatile loafers are the style that coordinates with everything. $79.00
$ A sweet open-ended game to improve grammar and articulation: Irregular verbs, regular and irregular nouns and final s-blends. Roll the dice and fill up your candy jar with the candies that match the number. Fun game for small groups includes 60 grammar and articulation cards. The person who collects the most candies wins!
Great tip for adding small bunches of greenery around the house during the holidays: wrap stem ends in wet paper towels and stuff in a small baggie
Look and feel like the belle of the ball in this classically gorgeous style from Jessica Howard which features a floral lace jacket that effortlessly coordinates with a flattering dress featuring a defined waist and tiered ruffled skirt. $22.99
strips of old sheeting for wrap bandages; old walkman headphones for a stethoscope; stapled small sheets of paper for prescription pads, with small pencils; a small tube of travel toothpaste for medicinal cream; latex gloves; paper face masks; you could make a dolly eye patch; small travel bottles of hand gel (use carefully); baby dolls that are mostly 'skin'-for bandaids, and so the bandaids come off easily; doll blankets and small pillows; baby feeding spoons; baby medicine spoons a
Easy DIY Art Project Give the laundry room personality with great accents, including three-dimensional artwork. Cut an image from a vintage book or advertisement and glue it to the front of a shadow box. Line the inside of the box with pretty fabric or paper that coordinates with your room.
Maybe fill with the White Chocolate Lindt candies or cakeballs dipped in white chocolate/vanilla.
Cupcake gifts - put the cupcake in a small, clear solo cup and wrap with cellophane.
Dumle: I lived one year in Finland, and I can say that those candies are the best! - alejandra, Mexico
Lily Pads - this would be easy - wrap up paper plates in either tissue paper or that plastic tablecloth, gather together at the top and affix a plastic lily. :)
For the Classroom
Line 'em up in San Francisco ceramist Lisa Neimeth's insouciant skinny tray - also good for nuts, candies or condiments. Lighthearted in spirit, the long narrow trays are individually handmade of dark California clay, impressed with small found $48.00
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universal wrapping paper - just circle the occasion!
For a baby gift, wrap the present with a baby blanket instead of paper. Sign your name in a mini-baby book and use that as a card instead
Surprise-Ball Fortunes...As guests unwrap the paper from these fortune-telling balls, they'll discover New Year's predictions tucked inside. To make them, wrap plastic foam balls with yards of 2-inch-wide crepe paper that comes on rolls, stretching the paper as needed and slipping handwritten fortunes in between the layers.