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Christa Terry is a writer and wedding and lifestyle expert whose book iDo: Planning Your Wedding with Nothing But ‘Net is a one-stop planning resource for modern, free-thinking brides and grooms. With one husband, one toddler, and more on the way – kids, not husbands – Christa somehow manages to stay on top of the tricks and trends that make getting married and living life stylish and fun.

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Furoshiki How-To – It’s Easier Than You Think

Sunday, December 23rd, 2012
By Christa

It suddenly struck me that in a post about green gift wrap options, everything sounded easy and fun except for furoshiki. That kind of thing happens when you refer to something as “the Japanese art of” because if it’s an art, it must be complicated, right? Nah. Basic furoshiki is totally within reach of unpracticed hands, which means you could be on your way to a greener Christmas if you haven’t already wrapped your gifts. And if you have a few sizable bandannas, or charming scarves handy. Here are two tutorials to get you started: