DIY Gift Wrap

I am kind of obsessed with pretty packages. My dream home has a little office to be used solely for wrapping presents. There are so many great wrapping papers and beautiful ribbon, but sometimes a girl needs to be frugal. As I look at the calendar and all the upcoming birthday parties, I think we are going to be getting crafty with the wrapping around here.


{images via pinterest} is a go-to for the wrapping essentials like: washi tape, rubber stamps, and divine twine


http://www.knotandbow.comĀ also has really cute accessories for pulling your package together


Mad Men Cocktail Party

I’m dreaming of throwing a fancy cocktail party inspired by the return of Don Draper next month.

This is what I would serve…


Vintage Champagne Glasses Etsy; Cranberry Cocktail Bon Appetit; Bulleit Whiskey; Double Old Fashioned Glasses Crate&Barrel; Linen Cocktail Napkins Gracious Style; Hubs Peanuts; Caviar Dip with chips Barefoot Contessa; BLT Stuffed Tomatoes Rachel Ray; Deviled Eggs Food Network; Steak and Salad Toast Health; Icebox Desserts Vanilla Bakeshop; Pastel Mints

Here are some other fun things I would add….


Invitation Kate Spade for Paperless Post; Vivienne Westwood Dress Net-a-Porter; Burberry Suit Mr. Porter; Tassel Confetti Systems; DIY Gold Dipped Vases Pinterest