Whether stacked under the tree or presented to a friend, these creatively wrapped presents set the tone for a memorable holiday gift exchange. Here are 43 beautiful ways to embellish store-bought gift wrap -- or make your own.
Two types of knots, which are symbols of everlasting unity, are showcased in these colorful bracelets: the cross knot and the overhand knot. Fasten with mother-of-pearl buttons and present the bracelet on our printable card.
Treat your sisters and girlfriends (and yourself) to jewelry that shimmers with style. Start with a handful of inexpensive costume pieces -- brooches and earrings with openwork designs -- and give them a new-old coppery patina using spray paint. Then link them together and add pretty pink ribbon. No one will guess you didn't break the bank.
For a nice nod to the American flag on the Fourth of July, add a star-shaped ribbon pin to your clothes, bag, or sun hat. Choose ribbon that’s not too flimsy in the desired width (the thinner the ribbon, the smaller the star will be). For a large star, cut a 30-inch length of ribbon; for a tiny one, no more than a foot.