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packing two small, oddly shaped gifts into one box: gift wrapping tips

We often give multiple small gifts or oddly shaped gifts to our loved ones. It’s much easier to pack little gifts into one package, or to put that weird sized object into an easy-to-pack box. In this post, I’m going to show you how to wrap two little Arati Devasher gifts (lavender sachets and a bracelet) into a neat box and then add some decorations on top.

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how to decorate and accessorise your gift: gift wrapping tips

In my last post I showed you the basics of tying the perfect bow. But is that all I do to my gifts? No, of course not. I like to be really extra and decorate them even further. When giving a beautiful gift, no matter what the occasion, it’s always nice for it to be an experience opening a wonderfully wrapped present and then seeing the actual item inside.

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how to tie a perfect bow with silk ribbon: gift wrapping tips

It’s the festive season. Christmas is less than seven sleeps away. And all over this country, people are frantically wrapping gifts for their loved ones. I’m no different in that last minute rush, but I do take the time to make each present look absolutely beautiful. In the video below, I’ll show you how I tie the perfect Continue reading


winter style: 7 ways to wear a silk scarf with a jumper dress

winter style: 7 ways to wear a scarf with a jumper dress | arati devasher painted silk accessories, london

On days when I don’t know what to wear, I automatically reach for a jumper dress. This burgundy jumper dress from .Object with the fun frills on the cuffs is my current favourite. I’ve paired it with comfy but stylish wedge heel knee boots from M&S.

What makes the outfit stand out, however, is the way the Sunset Waters silk scarf can be styled with it in several different ways. This would be a great combination to wear to a winter wedding (or dare I say it so soon – a Valentine’s day date) yet it’s also appropriate to wear to work.

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how i make a custom wedding scarf: a new tutorial for jacquard products

You remember that custom wedding scarf that got featured on Boho Weddings?! Well, now you can see exactly how I made that scarf – step by step instructions Continue reading


boho weddings blog feature: a custom made botanical wedding scarf

I am so excited that I can finally reveal the secret project I worked on a few months ago. My customised wedding scarf has been featured on Continue reading


summer style: navy blue for ladies day at ascot races

Ladies Day at Ascot is a day for extravagant hats and formal dress. Taking inspiration from the blue skies we hope to be blessed with on the day, here’s an outfit idea for that most special of outings. This could also be worn to a wedding as a guest or even by Continue reading


blogger feature: arati devasher painted silks by mathanki of london is open blog

I do love it when bloggers pick up on silk puns like ‘seas of silk’, and Mathanki has written such a charming post to go with the quirky title. Read the Continue reading


how I made a bespoke silk scarf for a special birthday

Custom orders are my favourite scarves to make – they’re a challenge, but a welcome one. Making a customer’s dream come to life is supremely satisfying. I shared the process of making one such scarf in a guest blog post for the London Local Team, and you can Continue reading


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