There are lots of reasons why the holidays are one of my favorite times of the year, but ranking high among them are the following two:
~ dreamy and delightful holiday decor
~ pretty packaging perfection by incredibly creative crafters
Combine those two with my absolute favorite thing in general and of all time – photography – and you get marvelous, breathtakingly beautiful things… wondrous things that never cease to amaze me, no matter how many times or however long I stare at them. Here are several examples of that magic, created by some of the greatest triple threats around. Click on the links announcing each set to visit each artist’s space on the web (Flickr pages or personal weblogs).
I Love Danielle Thompson…
Visit her ridiculously awesome blog, too.
I Love giverslog…
It gives me the loveliest leads and most darling ideas; like this:
And, best of all, this:
I Love Martha…
Just look at what she creates! One cannot help but be inspired by this:
I Love eatdrinkchic…
Just look at this and you’ll understand:
So many projects and free printables:
So not done with the Love for Danielle Thompson…
If you haven’t visited her blog or Flickr account yet, I am now pressuring you to do so. It is AH. MA. ZING.
Here’s more of what you’ll find:
I think it would be a nice time to live inside of her pictures.
As far as gift wrapping/packaging is concerned, here are just a few of my personal faves:
And I just LOVE this tree: