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Cynthia Rowley Shares Her Holiday Tips + A Peek Of Her New Wrapping Paper Line

December 5, 2011 by Justine Schwartz
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This Wednesday, one of our favorite designers, Cynthia Rowley (remember those amazing printed Band-Aids!?) will be launching a collection of “flora and animated-shape” wrapping paper for flash sale site One Kings Lane. Not only did sweet Cynthia share a sneak peek of the paper with us, but she also gave up her own tips for beautiful gift-wrapping, what she wants for Christmas, her best holiay party ever, and much more.

SHEfinds: What is your favorite part of the holidays?

Cynthia Rowley: Our company holiday parties are always fun. Last year we all went to trapeze school. This year we have another fun surprise!

SF: You’re a good gift-wrapper. Any tips?

CR: The key is to have all your supplies at the ready. Wrapping paper can be almost anything — get creative and use cut pieces of fabric, old book pages, left over wallpaper, bandanas, scarves, pillow cases. I also collect little trinkets while I’m traveling to tie on top of gifts -pretty tin ornaments from Mexico, silk tassels from Morocco, or little hand made dolls from Peru.

SF: What do you want for Christmas this year?

CR: I like my kids’ homemade gifts. Not only is the gift something to treasure, but the wrapping also. It’s usually a wad of paper with an entire roll of tape.

SF: What do your daughters want?

CR: They each make a list for Santa; last year Zoo Zoo pets topped the list. They must be growing up, because this year they want fancy luggage and lots of goodies to put in it.

SF: What were the inspirations for the wrapping paper patterns?

CR: The wrapping paper is inspired from prints from our runway collection. Here is a sneak peek:

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Editorial Director

Justine Schwartz is a veteran women's lifestyle editor; she's written extensively about style & beauty tips, health advice and wedding planning for more than a decade. Her work has appeared in New York Magazine, Huffington Post and New York Weddings. Justine has been with SheFinds since 2010; you can reach her via email at [email protected]

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