It’s probably because it’s winter, but we’re really loving woodland themes for gift inspiration & buying decisions this month…
We have just had a new arrival of journals and leather gift products arrive from O’Check Design Graphics. I love these products, they’ve got such a great vintage vibe going on… they feel nice as well as looking nice… and they suit the season perfectly.
Added to the website today were these journals…
These journals make beautiful gifts and really suit vintage-style gift wrapping using tissue, brown paper & twine. They feel like you’re opening up a present from the past!
As well this week we’ve just bought some new “Woodland Tales” knitted toys from Lily & George. These aren’t handmade products, but they kind of feel as though they are with their knitted texture and slightly odd expressions. They haven’t made it onto the website yet… but should be available next week.
The ONLY issue with them is how on earth does a pink lamb get into a woodland themed animal collection? Strange… but babies probably won’t care & she does have a lovely earnest expression on her face!
Other woodlandy-themed gift ideas that we ♥ …
Felted Wool Squirrel Tea Cozy by fuzzylogicfelt on Etsy
and I don’t even drink tea or have a teapot:)
Handmade Rustic Oak Leaf Tags by peaseblossomstudio on Etsy
These are sold as tags to add to favour boxes for weddings – but they would look great for any winter birthday gift wrapping (or save until Christmas).
Happy Acorn Necklace by marymaryhandmade on Etsy
The jeweller writes… “The little acorn is happy for now, but has hopes to one day become a big, beautiful oak tree! ” Handmade out of sterling silver, hand detailed, with a matte finish. This could made somebody very happy 🙂
Stags Head Red Tartan Woven Tapestry Cushion Cover Sham by Designer Cushions on Etsy
These cushion covers are sold on Etsy, made right here in NZ in Matamata. Don’t you love the whole “hunting lodge” vibe. These would look so cozy in your home!
Ruru – An Autumnal Beastie by ellaquaint on Felt
And every forest needs an owl – so this little Morepork (ruru) adds the perfect touch. From ellaquaint’s shop on Felt, click through the link on image to take a look at their other wonderful birds & beasties!
Tui Brooch by nativecre8ve on Felt
Finally, so you can take a bit of the forest with you, a tui brooch made in Rotorua by native cre8ve. These brooches would make a lovely, original gift for $15.00 (including NZ delivery!) Click through the link on the image to visit their shop.
p.s. none of these shops, designers, craftspeople are associated with The Paper Package in any way – I just really like their stuff!