Wednesday, July 27, 2011

The Whole Package

Lei Chic Your friends think you’re a DIY champ. But the fact is you’re a closet BIYer – a master of Buy It Yourself.

That gourmet dinner – You phoned it in.
Those tasty cocktails – You just hit the pre-mixed bottle.
The decadent dessert - It was a fake and bake.

But now that your favorite shop has sliced its gift-wrap service, everyone is about to learn how much you cut corners.

Don’t just bag it. Shop Toast will pull you out of the present fire.

Lei ChicThe store known for its adorable favors and cozy Kaimuki showroom has launched its first do-it-yourself favor kit. The set comes with everything you need to package jewelry or other little gifts and treats in Shop Toast’s popular “Tying the Knot” design.

The fabric is available in 16 different colors. Every element is pre-cut and pre-folded and comes with illustrated instructions for the creatively challenged. The kit even includes a sweet extra; Shop Toast’s wooden tags engraved with a sun, cloud, and heart.

So you can easily charm your friends without blowing your cover. Lei Chic

Now that’s a (secret) wrap.

The Tying the Knot DIY kit is $7 at Shop Toast , 3434 Waialae Ave. #3. It is open Mon, Wed., Fri, and Sat. noon to 6 p.m. or call 808.447.9233 to make an appointment.

Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 in Permalink

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Lei Chic is a daily email and shopping blog that plugs you into Hawaii's newest and hottest boutiques, designers, trends, spas and salons, and more. You'll also discover all the cool events, dinners and sales happening around town in our Weekend Picks every Thursday. With Lei Chic, you'll get the inside scoop on what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – in your inbox today.

Lei Chic associate editor Natalie Schack has been a cultural anthropology student,museum worker bee and dabbler in graphic design. When she isn't scouting new fashion, compiling to-do lists or crafting puns, Natalie spends her free time dreaming up elaborate picnic ideas; "researching" via YouTube tutorials, blogs and Instagram; and dusting off her pith helmet for the next adventure life throws her way.

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