Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Gift Wrap Idea ~ Brown Paper Stockings





Got this idea from this month's "Country Living" magazine. 
   Get out your sewing machine and wrap those small gifts!



 I used the basic shape from the pattern I posted recently. 
The paper is postal wrapping paper.
Found this roll on a yard sale adventure.
 Zig Zagged around the edge and over the eye lash yarn.
Got the yarn marked way down at Hobby Lobby last Sept. 
If it's red and sparkly, I grab it thinking "Christmas!"
The yarn was doubled, leaving the loop for for an ornament hook.

I can imagine these in a much smaller size for wrapping things like jewelry or money.
The article in the magazine showed a star shape.  
A candy cane or simple triangle tree would work as well.
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8 comments:

  1. These are a very good idea. I think brown paper always looks quite sophisticated when used with red trim. Don't know how I missed it in Country Living as I have a subscription. I'm about to re do my fortune cookie bags in Christmas prints. They should make good holders for awkward shaped presents.

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  2. This is the most adorable idea ever!!!!

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    1. Hi Joy, I've showcased your fab stockings today. Hope you don't mind, but I added them to a second linky.

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  4. I love this idea! Be perfect to use for my second graders to "wrap" their parent presents!

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  5. I did this years ago when my children were young - it was so much fun to watch them and their cousins try to figure out how to open their gift as they didn't want to ruin the paper stocking…it is such a fun idea! I love how you hung them on the tree!!

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  6. These are lovely, what a great wrapping idea. I found you featured at Thread my Way :-)

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