I've always said that the wrapping paper and card is more important than the gift itself.The reason for this, of course, is that the way a gift is presented can mean the difference between creating a true moment (filled with oohs and aahs and suspense), or just having it be fleeting second where packaging is ripped open and tossed aside as the recipient races to get to the supposed good stuff.
Easter is my waistline's most-hated holiday. But boy do I adore it. To say I'm a fiend for sugar - be it in lolly or chocolate form - would be a gross understatement. It's part of the reason why I adore
Sure, presents are awesome at Christmas, birthdays and other big occasions, but I've always said that the way you wrap a present is just as important as what waits inside. I go to great lengths - especially during the festive
So sue me - I love to hold onto things. Though I'm not yet ready to star in an episode of Hoarders, I do like to find ways to upcycle or make something of things - especially if they're special or heartfelt. Case in point - Valentine's Day cards!