Thursday, September 29, 2011

Pinterest Inspiration!

It's been quite the rainy fall here in good ol' Michigan.
It was 58˚ today and the weatherman said a storm is rolling in over the lake
and we are going to be lots more rainy, really windy and lots colder over the next few days.
The sun did peek out today so that was a nice little change :)

Today I wanted to let you know that I am linking up with the sweetie that she is,
Crystal B.

She has inspired me to actually create something from my Pinterest boards :)
I love Pinterest.
If you're not on yet, let me know I will send you an invite.
It does get overwhelming though,
and then you can feel depressed about all the stuff you want to make.
So Crystal is having a linky party every Thursdays
so you can display your creations and to motivate you to create!

Today I pulled something from my board titled,
"Think outside the box".
A bunch of fun different ways to wrap gifts.
I had a double baby shower tonight, so I decided to be creative and utilize Pinterest :)

This is what you will need...
-kraft wrapping paper
-tape... i could only find packing tape
-baker's twine
-a vintage book
-sharpie (i forgot that in the picture)
-and the obvious... the gift ;)

First fold a page in half. Then cut a bunch of rectangles on the fold. Once you have how many you want, just cut out the bottom like a birds beak.

Next write the recipients name on the pennants. Do this first in case you mess up then you can easily change out the one you messed up on :)
After you've wrapped your gift, just wrap a bunch of the baker's twine around your gift. Tie it in a know on the back.

Now put a little glue to make them stick. Slide each pennant through the baker's twine and voila...

You have a super cute package for a super cute momma-to-be!!!



Amanda said...

This is such a lovely way to wrap a gift! I love all things twine and bunting, so cute!

Kristi said...

that is super cute!

Debbie said...

I totally love it! Now you have my wheels turning. Excellent!

I can't figure out how to obtain a Pinterest account. Would love an invite Trish!

GOHS Dance Team said...

That is tooo cute! Thanks for sharing, and for linking up!!! I'm so doing this next time I need to wrap a gift. In fact, it would be awesome to have a bunch of the little rectangles cut out so you could have them on hand. :)

hannah singer said...

love this idea!! gift wrapping is my fave! xo

Natasha in Oz said...

I love it that you have actually done something that you pinned on Pinterest! You are so clever.

I have posted about a few of my favourite pins on my blog and if you have 5 Minutes to spare please pop by! I would be honoured if you could also link up your post to my Pinning and Singing Linky Party as this post is just fabulous! I have also created a Pinning Bloggers Master List at my blog that you might be interested in joining.

Best wishes and happy pinning!
Natasha @ 5 Minutes Just for Me

lacey said...

I loved mine so much :D Thank you for the wonderful gifts! I've kept the little bunting and have it hanging in my studio.