Inaluxe's Cheerful Australian Wrapping Paper


Garden Party wrapping paper by Inaluxe (wrapped boxes) Some wrapping products just make one smile. Such is the case with Inaluxe's vibrant Garden Party gift wrap ($6 AUD per sheet) designed for Earth Greetings. The creation of Australian design team Kristina Sostarko and Jason Odd, who make wonderful prints, this paper features large mid-century–style illustrations of flowers and birds native to Down Under, including the Red Winged Fairy Wren, the Laughing Kookaburra and the Grey Currawong. The wrap is also made in Australia and is printed with vegetable dyes on 100 percent recycled paper. And if you think it's too nice to wrap with, you can frame it or purchase an archival print of a similar design.

Garden Party wrapping paper by Inaluxe (flat sheet)

+ Images courtesy Inaluxe

Friday Find: Mini Animal Note Cards


Australian shop and props-rental house Emerald + Ella sells some lovely packaging supplies, including this chatty bunch of note cards. Singing Songbirds, Dreaming Dodo and Rhapsodic Rabbit note cards with envelopes (9x5cm) go for $6.95 AUD per package of five. (While you're on the site, also be sure to check out the selection of vintage props for rent and goods for sale – there are plenty of treasures.)

Images from Emerald + Ella.

Friday Find: 3D Canada Geese Wrap

Canada Geese 3D Gift wrap I was out and about yesterday and spotted this Canadian chic gift wrap in not one but two awesome stores – Bluebird on Bathurst, and Distill Gallery in the Distillery District [UPDATE: no longer available at these shops; see link below] (both are great shops with excellent gift options). Designed by Kid Icarus, this handprinted Canada Geese paper in 3D [UPDATED link] comes packaged with old-school 3D glasses. So cool.