Monday, November 15, 2010

Unwrapping a new week

monday morning blog hop uncovered
this wonderful group of 
gifts wrapped to,


not really care WHAT is inside the package
i'd keep these bad boys just as they are!
probably decorate a whole room around them and have some company over...

(i'm using photos from other places as i'm messed up badly in 
the electronics kind of way for a few days...)

i am in the process of planning a post-thanksgiving 
family reunion at our house
cousins that haven't seen each other 
except at funerals for centuries will get 
do you have cool ideas for me? 
i have a few myself but am interested in what 
you might have...


The French Bear said...

Gorgeous....will you wrap all my gifts? These are fabulous!!!!!
Margaret B

Vicki said...

These are just gorgeous! Make sure you post old photos all over the house. Always fun at reunions. How about some infamous family recipes served or a small themed gift exchange?

The French Bear said...

Sounds like fun!!! So the gifts aren't for me...bummer!!!
I love the are right, you don't even need to open them!!!

see you there! said...

Like Vicki said, get out the old photo's even if you have to borrow and copy some. You could also have some sort of thing for the oldest, the youngest and the one who came to farthest to attend. Maybe something that could be pinned on.

Or if you want to be really complicated draw a family tree on a big piece of butcher paper and post it on the wall.


Martina said...

These gifts look absolutely fab!

Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

So many blessings...m...

Heartfire At Home said...

Hi Auntie Bliss!!! Thanks so much for popping by my blog and leaving your lovely comments. That tree limb you used to sit on would be a sight to see, and cosying up under your mother's sewing machine just sounds delightful!

I LOVE the name of your blog. As soon as I clicked through to your blogger profile and saw that, I smiled!

And, those packages in your photo are gorgeous.

Lovely to have *met* you. :)

Linda. xox

* French Farmhouse 425 * said...

Such gorgeous gift wrapping!! HOpe your week is off to a great week my friend!! Hugs, Rachel ;)

Aubrey said...

oh how i love the shades of white in the packaging- You have inspired me!

Lena said...

My cousins and I are always talking about having a summer get together, because we only visit at funerals too. I can certainly relate to that.

I've always liked the idea of a tablecloth that folks write messages and doodle upon. White is best, and now there are so many wonderful markers in lots of colors that won't wash out. It becomes a keepsake over the years. But, a guest book is nice too. Oooh, I know! Have each person bring a recipe, an old photo or keepsake, or better yet a story, and create a book from them, that you can send copies of, at Christmas, or in the new year.

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Kathleen Grace said...

No reunion tips here, we always just sit around and eat, (what, is there anything more fun?) but those packages are gorgeous inspiration! Thanks for sharing:>)

Karen June Miller said...

I adore the neutrals used in these photos! I wouldn't open them either!

Have fun planning your Cousin party! Enjoy them!


Michelle@Fromhousetohome said...

So pretty, thank you for the wrap ideas!

Jojo Caramel said...

They are gorgeous! When we receive so lovely packages, no matter of what is inside :-)