I really liked this paper, which actually was a gift bag: so much that I deconstructed the bag so I could do a proper wrapping job with it. It would be perfect as a baby's xmas gift, since it has the baby blue and pale pink associated with infants, and the snowflakes and church steeples that would be presumed to go with xmas.
Of course, I haven't either christians or babies in my household, but fortunately, since I'm not a member, of say, an ancient Japanese court (where I gathered this sort of symbolism had to be dead on, or you could end up socially dead...) I don't worry when that sort of thing fails to match up (though I certainly attempt it if materials & time permits).
Closeup. Unfortunately, the autofocus went for the bar bow instead of the silver ribbon, though I think the image still useable, obviously.
At one time those so called bar bows were fairly popular, but I haven't seen them in a long time—this paper was so special I was willing to pull one from my stash, ditto the beautiful silver ribbon.
A particularly lucky find is some pale blue organza ribbon that somehow or other got variegated pink stains on it, rendering it serendipitiously perfect for this project.
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