Pattern Occurring - It's a Wrap!

Sadly, in our household, Christmas Eve is normally spent bickering with my hubby as we try desperately to wrap all our kiddo's pressies. Totally my fault! I stash gifts all over the house and cram so much into our lives that it makes for a tense evening to say the least.  Also, i hate ugly gift wrap, but as i leave it to the last minute, the good stuff is all gone.  This year i had a brain wave, I should do a post on Pattern Occurring of the best gift wraps.  After all, my gifts should look killer as i am a surface designer.  Here is the result of my afternoon printing and wrapping with my lovely assistant Rachelle.  So fun to be creative, playing with beautiful papers while listening to 'The Bird & The Bee' and drinking large quantities of tea. 

Happy Holidays indeed!

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I totally love wrapping with brown paper and creating custom Lino stamps.  How cute are the red berries added to Cole & Son's classic forest wallpaper!!!

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Yes it is true, cute gift wrap can be found at your local Joann Fabric! Adorable Santa beards. 


Christmas folk Horse, hand printed paper - Pattern Occurring 

Evergreen Pine print wrapping - WNP

Christmas Tree black cameo - Target

Black and white hand marbled paper - Cherva River Marbles from the best paper shop ever - de Medici Ming Seattle


Christmas Russian Dolls - Target

Red, Gold and Black retro geometric paper - Indian Cotton

Watch Faces - Paper Hammer