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Our PS design team has been busy creating fresh new gift wrap. Go from drab to fab with one of our groovy new graphics.
Our latest wrapping paper designs feature our exclusive color palette, making it easy to coordinate with gift wrap accessories. Give your package a little extra eye candy by pairing with:
That’s a wrap!
As the remains of Blizzard 2011 slowly wash away, and ugly *dibs materials return to more appropriate indoor storage areas, we Chicagoans cannot stop ourselves from thinking spring. Those of us working at Paper Source, both at the Chicago corporate office and in our 43 store locations, also find promise of a changing season in daisies!
Why are we so fond of daisies?
A daisy is associated with simplicity, innocence, loyal love, beauty, purity and patience. It is one of the few flowers to have absolutely no negative symbolism. They exude a positive energy that is ideal for those who suffer from winter fatigue, and a genuine happiness that transcends geographic location.
Our daisy pattern began as a simple line drawing of a small daisy cluster, showing the fronts and backs of the flowers. We also incorporated a few closed blooms, as if they had not yet opened their eyes to begin the day. Like many of us! (Did you know: Daisies open during the day and close at night?) Read the rest of this entry »
We have a bit of gift wrapping competition around our house at the holidays. My sister-in-laws each have their edge; Lisa is fantastic at turning ordinary boxes into something really special with glitter paper and complementary ornaments while Lynda manages to take her bows to the new heights with her use of multiples on packages. Then, Tony and Michael never cease to amaze me with comics, double and triple looped ribbon and simple hang tags, and Jenny adds a touch of natural elements like cloth ribbons (being the floral designer that she is). And then there is me, the one who creates pleats in solids, mixing and matching my paper bands in my favorite PS dot paper!
Now, we all know that there is no right or wrong way to gift wrapping but, for some, figuring out a few new twists helps maintain your style reputation. So if you’re looking to learn a few tips for adorning a package with dramatic papers or, perhaps, learning how to create pleats for your own wrapping competition, then we have just what the “style wrap doctor” ordered. Read the rest of this entry »