Crimson and Clover Store Window DisplayTissue paper is probably a staple in your store. Since there is no better selection of USA made, 100% recycled wholesale tissue paper than Nashville wraps, we want to share with you some creative ideas along with practical tips for our tissue.

A really fun way to dress up your store window is using tissue on your mannequins. They will attract a lot of attention without a lot of expense. Crimson & Clover Boutique in Cordele, Georgia created a wonderful display of whimsy with green, kraft and metallic silver tissue along with newspaper to make an elegant ball gown for their mannequin. Their chic downtown shop with vintage-inspired window displays, tall ceilings and original tile floors was once home to the classic automobiles of Hurt Motor Company. [read more…]

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Anders Ruff Barbie PartyThe dynamic duo at Anders Ruff Custom Designs, Maureen Anders and Adria Ruff, are experts at party styling. You can read all about them in our blog post here. For a recent event, they worked with Universal Studios and Mattel to design and style a Barbie Princess Power movie viewing party. They created custom printables, favor packaging and decor with help from several vendors including Nashville Wraps. [read more…]

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Ghyslain Chocolatier Easter CandyOne of our goals at Nashville Wraps is to design pretty packaging that makes your products look great. Our Folding Presentation Boxes are no exception. These rigid one-piece boxes come in gourmet colors with clear windows and coordinating grosgrain ribbon already attached to make the perfect all-around box. Check out the video at the bottom of this post to learn how simple they are to fold and fill. [read more…]

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Weddingstar MagazineHelping wedding planners and brides plan a beautiful wedding is a year-round business for Nashville Wraps’ customer Weddingstar Inc.  Located in Dunmore, Alberta, Canada (190 miles southeast of Calgary), Weddingstar began 32 years ago as a wholesale distributor of mainly paper-related wedding decorations.  

In the beginning, their sales were limited to Canada but over the years the company has grown and now sells worldwide adding a distribution center in nearby Montana. Their expertise in the wedding industry is strengthened by their in-house product development and design team who offer many exclusive accessories that are hand-finished by skilled craftspeople. Weddingstar also partners with other retailers by offering a wholesale buying program. [read more…]

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13 Must Have Retail AppsRunning your retail store from your iPad or other tablet has never been easier. In the deluge of apps available these days, we’ve narrowed it down to 13 excellent apps thanks to our guest blogger and the Content Crafter for Shopify Humayun Khan. We love that his role is helping merchants to run their retail stores more successfully.

Now grab your tablet and go to your app store to find all these great resources… [read more…]

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Minnie PearlBeing from Nashville, we sure do love us some Minnie Pearl. She was a Tennessee treasure who attended what is now Belmont University in Nashville and rose to fame on the Grand Ole Opry. Minnie always started her skits with, “How-w-w-DEE-E-E-E! I’m jes’ so proud to be here!” That is exactly how we at Nashville Wraps feel about being a Tennessee company. No state income tax and our central location are definite perks of owning a business in the state of Tennessee, not to mention a wonderful quality of life.http://www.nashvillewrapscommunity.com/blog/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/wordpress/img/trans.gif

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Beth O'Reilly - Mayesh FlowersBeing an internationally known floral artist takes a high degree of skill, drive and attention to detail. Floral artist Beth O’Reilly AIFD, TMF has spent the last 20 years managing a retail wedding and event flower shop in downtown Austin, Texas. Her exquisite floral designs have touched so many people’s lives as gifts and during important celebrations.

Traveling as far away as China to learn her craft, Beth works with a major manufacturing company there on product development. She truly has a passion for the advancement of great design worldwide, and keeps up with the latest trends in the floral industry.   [read more…]

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After watching the Super Bowl, the half time show and even the commercials I came away with one generally overall theme… “A Positive Spin”. Could this be the start of something good?

Almost all of the big dollar commercials were more lessons in how to live together than what they were selling. But then wouldn’t you want to do business with a “nice” company?  I saw many themes and just to name a few were: respect and virtues of women, minorities, fatherhood and senior adults, love instead of hate, eating right, giving, being happy, etc. [read more…]

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Elegant Ear Cuffs by FionaDo you make handmade items like jewelry, clothing, accessories or even wedding or craft products? You could be selling them to a world-wide audience on Etsy. Unlike Amazon or eBay, Etsy is designed for creative entrepreneurs to sell what they make or curate to shoppers looking for products they can’t find anywhere else.

Founded in 2005 in Brooklyn, NY, Etsy has almost 600 employees with over a million active shops and 26 million items listed. With over $1.35 Billion in gross sales in 2013, Etsy is an e-commerce site to take seriously. [read more…]

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Little Gourmand NashvilleRaised in Brittany in western France, Guenievre Milliner is a self-proclaimed “foodie” who first spent over 15 years in the entertainment marketing business. She later moved her family to Montreal, Canada where she worked for a fine foods wholesaler. But for the past few years, she was looking for a city in North America to open her own gourmet store.

She and her husband love Nashville and realized on a recent visit how much the city has grown, attracting a plethora of great chefs and wonderful new restaurants. They spent 18 months researching the market, developing a business plan, finding the right location and lining up their suppliers. [read more…]

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