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Peace on Earth gold foil Christmas Card by Rachel Kennedy Designs

Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas don’t get more on-Trend than this

Every year I search high and low for Christmas gift wrapping ideas. Then I hit the stores and search high and low for wrap and cards that fit in with the theme I’ve chosen. Sometimes, things don’t always go according to plan, or I can’t find the exact ones I want.

Peace on Earth gold foil Christmas Card by Rachel Kennedy Designs

This year, however, thanks to the genius that is Rachel Kennedy Designs, I’m rocking it out Shibori style – and I couldn’t be happier!

I’m doubly excited by Rachel’s new festive wrapping paper and cards because my Christmas tree theme is blue and white. Her new range – which I’ve snapped for you in this post – is going to team with the theme perfectly, while tapping into the Shibori interiors trend that’s dominating home design right now (see my latest post on Shibori interiors here).

Rachel Kennedy Gold Foil Christmas Tags and Wrapping Paper Gold Foil Christmas Card by Rachel Kennedy Designs

Each year I do like to mix up my theme and change up the colours, but as I mentioned on the blog recently, I’m saving to buy a house, so I’m trying to be a bit tighter with my cash and stick with last year’s look, which ended up being a bit of a Frozen theme (and now that I’ve typed this, I have the ‘Let it Goooo’ song stuck in my head. Please make it stop).

While I’m head over heels for the blue, white and gold-foil colour story of this festive collection, fear not if your Christmas theme is different. There are other divine styles in the range, with a whole host of gift tags and twine to go with.

Rachel Kennedy Designs Shibori Wrapping Paper and Gift Tags Gold Foil Christmas Card by Rachel Kennedy Designs on The Life Creative

I’ve said in previous posts on the blog that I think the wrapping and gift card you give is just as important (if not moreso) than the actual gift itself. I still completely stand by that claim. I think when something is beautifully wrapped and presented, it takes mere gift giving and turns it into a true moment – for both the giver and the receiver.

You’ll never find me handing over a poorly wrapped gift. If you do… alert the authorities because something’s gone horrible wrong and I’ll need medical attention as soon as possible.

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What’s your Christmas theme this year? Sticking with last year’s colour story or are you going to mix it up? Drop me a comment below and share – I’d love to know!

Outside of writing the TLC Interiors blog, Chris is an interior stylist and author. You can also catch him on your TV screens as a designer on Channel 10's Changing Rooms. If you'd like to book a design consult with Chris, you can find out more here

Comments (2)

  • Penny WHITE

    Well last year we bought a beautiful ‘WHITE’ tree; I guess we were trying to trigger a snowfall in QLD (that’s wishful thinking). Plus our surname is ‘White’; but we did a gold, silver & white theme. Check out my tree on Insta here
    This year however I’m going for a ‘scandi’ type of theme. I always go to David Jones every year and continue a tradition that my mum used to do by purchasing a box of luxury bon-bons & one really nice expensive tree decoration. It’s funny the traditions we hand down.


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