Turn gift wrap scraps into contrasting bands!The holiday season is right around the corner! This is truly my favorite time of year. I have already begun planning how to “deck the halls” in fun and creative ways. Creating beautiful wrapped packages is one way I let my friends and family know just how special they are to me! Part of the fun is hearing all of the “oohhs and aahhs” when I deliver my packages. It really is easy…just let your imagination run wild! Here are 5 ideas to get you started. [read more…]

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Nashville Wraps photos on Instagram
With so many social media networks to keep up with these days, why would a busy small business owner want to sign up for one more?

Nashville Wraps hasn’t been using Instagram for long, but we’ve noticed some real advantages to investing a little time in yet another network. Here are 5 reasons to check out Instagram, if you haven’t already (or, reasons to make it work for your business): [read more…]

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Nordic Knit Collection featuring out Burlap Stitch RibbonOur most popular new ribbon, Burlap Stitch, couldn’t be more perfect for the coming holiday season. Shown at right with our new Nordic Knit Collection, its soft texture adds an inviting natural burlap look to packaging, but without the usual scratchiness or odor of burlap. Available in red, green, and different neutral shades, each with a contrasting blanket stitch at the edges, Burlap Stitch ribbon is great for gift packaging, gift baskets, wreaths and décor. [read more…]

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Coffee PackagingNashville Wraps will be exhibiting for the first time at this year’s Coffee Fest on October 17-19th. It will be held at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, the premier trade show for the specialty coffee and gourmet tea industry. [read more…]

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Pre-Tied Satin BowsIf you are looking for THE perfect bow your gift packaging, look no further than our Pre-Tied Satin Bows. Made from luxurious single faced satin ribbon, they come with a plastic-coated wired already attached. The lime green (at right) looks great on our Red Geo Graphics bags.

No more cutting ribbon and attempting to tie the perfect bows. These satin bows are already tied beautifully for you. All you have to do is attach them to your gift bag or cello bag. Gone are the days of using a twist tie and then adding ribbon. These bows are two products in one! [read more…]

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Jeni's Splendid Ice CreamFood & Wine Magazine says, “No one else makes ice cream like Jeni Britton Bauer.” And I agree, one thousand percent! If you have not tried Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream, I hope you will after reading this blog post. It is truly THE best ice cream on the planet – and I’m not being paid to say that! All of us at Nashville Wraps are so honored to partner with Jeni’s and provide their “sturdy, timeless, no-nonsense bags” for their carryout needs. Their custom printed logo bags look so great on basic 100% recycled kraft. [read more…]

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Chippy's Popcorn Basket BoxMaking your gift basket POP is important when you are in the gourmet food business, but when you’re in the popcorn business it’s essential! Linda Chipman, Owner & POPerator of Chippy’s Popcorn Creations says, “Our guests love the Intricut Boxes from Nashville Wraps! The designs are whimsical and unique, something customers are not going to get at the local big box store. And for us, the bling is in the box, so a simple basket bag and a bow or ribbon makes a fabulous impression for the receiver.”

Located in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, Chippy’s also uses our gift basket boxes and market trays. “We love using the basket boxes,” explains Linda. “With a couple of quick folds, we have a high-quality container for our gift selections. The basket benches are great for lifting product, and we find that we can mix and match depending on what is going in the box. For example, sometimes we might use a small bench in a large box since we need a smaller rise in the box. I love the variety of solid colors and designs offered by Nashville Wraps. It actually becomes hard to choose and not over-order because there are so many nice designs, particularly at Christmas!” [read more…]

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Today’s blog is from our good friend Lauren, owner/founder of Lauren McKinsey. She designs THE cutest high-quality printables for parties and favors at great prices, especially if you join her “cute club” monthly or annual membership deal. So please check out her adorable website for your next birthday, baby shower, school or holiday event.

Lauren McKinsey…

Gingham Ribbon from Nashville WrapsLet me start this blog post by making a few confessions!

1. I love pretty packaging.

2. I love ribbon.

3. I love Nashville Wraps.

Okay, now that we have established the facts, I can’t wait to introduce you to some gorgeous NEW ribbon from Nashville Wraps just in time for the holiday season. [read more…]

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Get Your Business OnlineJust a few years ago, if you told someone you “googled” them, they probably would have looked at you funny. It was just 14 years ago that Google became the largest search engine in the world. Over 1.2 TRILLION searches are done online yearly! Why is that important to your small business? It’s important because 97% of consumers start their research online before buying. [read more…]

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Merry Trees Christmas BagsEvery time I see our new Merry Trees Collection, I hear the Pharrell Williams international mega-hit “Happy” ringing in my ears. That’s because this exclusive new Christmas design is just that much fun! It’s happy, whimsical and colorful, and we think your customers will find it delightful too.

This group is part of our Green Way® brand of eco-friendly packaging – the USA made shopping bags and tissue are made from 100% recycled paper and the gift wrap is made from 90% recycled paper. The collection also includes gift basket boxes, gable boxes and gift cards. [read more…]

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