Accenting sprigs, berries, and leaves with glitter, silver paint, or microbeads turns packages into natural wonders.
Clockwise from top left: Tied up in a bow, mistletoe makes a truly romantic wrap. For a two-tone pair of magnolia leaves that makes a modern statement, combine a natural leaf with one that's spray-painted silver. Make holly pop against crimson paper by silvering the berries: Paint berries with glue, then sprinkle with microbeads. Seeded eucalyptus turns sculptural atop a silver box when the leaves are painted with glue, then coated with glitter. Cedar with a hint of glitter looks enchanting on a tiny box; lightly dust sprig with spray adhesive, then dip in glitter. Vintage string, in Silver; vintage ribbon, in Silver; and silk-satin ribbon; tinseltrading.com.