Kraft with metallics
As Burl Ives sings in the Christmas classic Rudolph, “Silver and gold, silver and gold, everyone wishes for silver and gold.” Have you ever thought of dressing up basic brown and white kraft with metallic silver and gold tissue paper and ribbon for an understated yet glamorous look? We think this combination looks great! Metallic gold is making a comeback in home decor, parties and weddings. And silver never seems to go out of style. [read more…]

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Sleeping Mats for Homeless

Who would have thought you could crochet 500 plastic t-sacks into a sleeping mat? But that is exactly what dozens of non-profit organizations and churches are doing across the country to help the homeless.

One such organization is Huntsville, Alabama’s Operation Green Team (an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, Inc.). They have a city-wide effort this holiday season to turn thousands of plastic shopping bags into sleeping mats. [read more…]

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Valentine Gift IdeasFor our gourmet customers, Valentine’s Day is often a bigger holiday than Christmas. It certainly is for our floral customers. We have some great Valentine gift wrapping ideas to give you lots of inspiration! See our entire line of Valentine packaging here.

1. Trendy Valentine Gift Bags

Red Chevron Bags above are a fun way to bag your Valentine gifts. This collection also comes in Hot Pink. We’ve add a Chalkboard Gift Tag for a sweet sentiment. Our Chalkboard Borders shopping bags are shown with our Curly Swirly Hearts Tissue and topped off with a quick and easy Pre-Tied Satin Bow. These bags looks great hot stamped in white with your store logo, or you can use chalkboard markers to personalize these bags. Watch the how-to video here. [read more…]

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Christmas Place Pigeon ForgeIf you’ve ever traveled to Gatlinburg, Tennessee to visit the Smokey Mountains, you may have passed The Incredible Christmas Place and The Inn at Christmas Place in Pigeon Forge. It’s hard to miss “The South’s Largest Christmas Store” with its breathtaking Bavarian-style shops and hotel. You truly feel like you’re in a European village. [read more…]

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The Trendy TrunkThey say that in order to reach customers you have not reached, you have to do things you are not currently doing. The Trendy Trunk in Hendersonville, Tenn. features all things modern and chic, and that is true with their retail marketing as well.

With eight years of retail experience under her belt, owner Deanna Williams understands that you cannot be content in running a business the same way every year; you have to try new ideas and the latest technology to reach new customers. She opened The Trendy Trunk in 2007 because she had a passion for serving her community. [read more…]

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Small Business SaturdayOver the past 5 years, the Saturday after Thanksgiving (the day after Black Friday) has come to be known as Small Business Saturday - a chance for consumers to celebrate shopping local. Nashville Wraps loves to help small businesses succeed. We know independent retailers are the backbone of our communities.

Wraps has always been an independent, family-owned business. So we are just like you! Our focus is helping our customers look good with great packaging at a great value. [read more…]

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Silver Steer & CompanyPlanning a Christmas Open House this season is one of the best ways you can jump start your holiday season as a retailer. It’s the perfect way to show your hospitality and love to the many customers who have supported your business this year.

Our friends at Silver Steer & Company in Franklin, Tennessee are planning their “Christmas Reveal Party” this Monday night (November 3rd) and have shared their best tips. [read more…]

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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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