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Make It: Shirt & Tie Gift Box

Make It: Shirt & Tie Gift Box

Surprising the men in your life with a little treat this Father’s Day? Whether it be baked goods or a new tie, we love the idea of using Paper Crave’s Shirt & Tie Gift Box DIY as the gift wrap! The…

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Make It: Gift Wrapped Flowers

Make It: Gift Wrapped Flowers

Flowers make a wonderful gift, no matter the time of year. But as a gift for the special ladies in our lives on Mother’s Day, we thought it would be especially nice to spruce up the delivery. We love this…

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Make It…Chalkboard Paint Valentines

Make It…Chalkboard Paint Valentines

Gloria and Steve’s daughter, Sophie, made these darling Bunny Valentines for her classmates last year. Sophie brushed chalkboard paint onto cardstock in the shape of her favourite animal – bunnies, of course – for a simple and fun way to…

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Make It…Origami Garland

Make It…Origami Garland

We were enchanted by an origami garland, featured on Discover Paper a while back, made from strips of patterned scrapbooking paper. We immediately envisioned the star-studded garland in a holiday setting and opted to put a fresh and festive spin on the…

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Make It…Hostess Goodies

Make It…Hostess Goodies

We teamed up with local design and lifestyle magazine, Covet, for their Holiday 2012 issue. You can browse a digital copy of their magazine here; and, be sure to look for us on Page 25 & 26, where we share 5 festive tips for repurposing…

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Make It…Envelope Liners

Make It…Envelope Liners

As we prepare for a season filled with gatherings and get-togethers, we’ve come up with a fresh and fun way to send those thoughtful notes of thanks! This simple project transforms wrapping paper remnants into elegant envelope liners. For a…

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Make It…Gift Tags

Make It…Gift Tags

Repurpose wrapping paper remnants with this simple and stylish project, which turns leftover wrap into lovely little gift tags. We used a printable leaf template from Martha Stewart and a piece of our Dahlia wrap to create an organic and autumnal looking…

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Make It: A little girl’s dollhouse

Make It: A little girl’s dollhouse

A local friend of Kate & Birdie sent photos of a sweet little dollhouse she’s been working on for a young houseguest arriving soon – a little girl named Lola. Brandy used Kate & Birdie wrapping paper as wallpaper and tiny…

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Make It: File Folders

Make It: File Folders

Here at the Kate & Birdie studio, we like to surround ourselves with pretty things to inspire us while we work. Looking to put a fresh spin on everyday office supplies, we applied remnants of K&B wrapping paper to hum drum…

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