Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The portable herb garden

1. Fold in the lid and sides of a 1 quart Chinese food box.

2. Place a small potted herb plant into the Chinese food box.

3. Place your three boxes on top of a plaque or plate.

4. Attach a ribbon and a gift tag.

Note: The box will not leak when you water the plant.

It’s portable and you now have fresh herbs at your fingertips. Or , what an ideal gift for all the women in your life that inspire you to grow!

Thursday, April 24, 2014

April showers bring May flowers in a great bag!

Here's a quick, easy, portable way to present flowers using our PVC clear handle bag.

1.  Place water in the bottom of a clear PVC handle bag.
2. Arrange your favorite bouquet of flowers inside the bag.
3. Attach matching ribbon to the handle.
4. Place all around your home and patio.  ( if gifting – then add a message and a gift tag)

These flowers will brighten up any table. 

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Easter Table Decor

  1. Fill a medium printed baking cup with Easter colored basket shred.
  2. Place candy eggs on top of shred.
  3. Place a 6 "paper table runner down the center of table.
  4. Place treats at each place setting and on top of table runner.
These sweet treats will brighten up any Easter table.


Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Bunny Treat Bag

  1.    Draw ears on the top ½ of a 4 LB White SOS bag

2.   Draw a bunny face on the lower half of the bag

3.  Cut long oval pieces of Pink Satin ribbon and glue to the center of the ears. Cut out around the ears  

4.  Make two small bows with Lt Pink Grosgrain ribbon, and glue just below the ears.                                                            

Open the bag and trim off the sides of the bag, attach the ears front and back with a dab of glue. 

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Tissue flower centerpiece

  1. Create a tissue flower.(instructions in another post)
  2. Cut one Baking Cup in half and glue, bottom up, to the center of the flower.
  3. Glue the second cup to the first one. Fill with treats.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Napkin Rings

  1. Cut down seam of baking cup and cut off bottom
  2. Glue satin ribbon to long cut edge
  3. Glue seam and a Feather plume with a little Jewel Ribbon or a Jewel Butterfly

Friday, April 11, 2014

Easter Sundae

  1. Take a parfait glass and fill it with 1 sheet of colored tissue.
  2. Add a variety of candies on top of the tissue and add a colorful straw.
  3. Cut a 26” inch piece of colored satin ribbon and tie a bow on the stem of the glass.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Grey chevron, bling and tissue balls 

just a few of my favorite things

Monday, April 7, 2014

Tissue Balls

Materials Needed:
      • Tissue paper
      • Scissor
      • Ribbon
      • Florist wire
  1. Step 1: Stack 6 to 10 pieces of tissue on top of each other. *we used one color for the look above
  2. Step 2: Make 1 1/2-inchwide accordion folds, make sure to crease each fold.
  3. Step 3: Bind the center of the tissue with florist wire. Tie a ribbon onto the wire so it can be hung up
  4. Step 4: Take your scissors and trim ends of the tissue into rounded or pointy shapes.
  5. Step 5: Separate layers by pulling away from the center one at a time.  

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Exciting Exciting changes are in the works at Creative Packaging.
Starting this week, we will provide a quick and easy DIY project.
Our Creative DIY projects will be simple, use minimal products and supplies, be cost effective, and will be on display in our stores.

You will see fabulous ideas for entertaining, great gift ideas, tips on party planning, and decorative gift favors, party supplies and packaging for every event under the sun. 
                          Please join us for Creative’s DIY.
We are people helping people at your creative packaging stores.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014


                 This Picture makes me smile!

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Lets start off April 1st with this beautiful way to
present your gift........

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