All-purple gift wrap

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Posted On June 16, 2014 / Posted In Wrap it Up / Tagged purple, gift wrap, wrap it up

Text and images by Sarita Rajiv

Do you like the colour purple? I’ve never been a big fan of purple, mainly deep purple. It makes me think of aubergines and they are one of my least favourite veggies! But Lil D (my 4-year old daughter) is slowly changing that. Lil D’s a big champion of pink (no surprises there) and purple. So I thought, maybe it’s time to give purple another chance.

Deep purple gift wrapping ideas

And that’s how this all-purple gift wrapping idea came to be. Instead of sticking to a single shade of purple, I chose three different shades of purple – two dark and one light. I like how they offer a striking contrast, while also complementing each other. I’m so pleased with how this all-purple gift wrapping idea turned out that I’m thinking of doing a whole gift wrapping series with each post focussing on one colour and its various shades.

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Sarita Rajiv is a writer, gifting specialist and founder of The Orange Gift Bag. She’s on a mission to uncover the ‘best gifts after love’. When she isn’t dreaming up unique gift ideas, she writes for The Copenhagen Post and The National Geographic Traveller India among others.

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Anne @ Unique Gifter

16/06/2014 at 12:15

I love the colour purple and aubergine! (No idea why this is all caps on my phone :-() The wrapping paper looks gorgeous.


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16/06/2014 at 12:30

Thanks Anne! I think you and my daughter will get along famously:-) But have to admit, I'm slowly warming up to it. P.S: The comment seems to have come out fine (in normal upper-lower case).


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