The Wrap’s The Thing

This year, my holiday season began with a Hanukah/Christmas gift wrapping project. I was hired by a lovely couple to wrap gifts for their beautiful daughter and their extended family. For this project, the supplies (paper, ribbon, and tape) were provided by the couple. Tips for wrapping gifts: Measure twice and cut once. If you’re […]

Charleston, SC: Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens is a historic house and garden that was founded in 1676. The plantation’s the first house was built in 1676 by the original owners, Thomas and Ann Drayton. This house and the second house built on the site was destroyed by fire. The current home, a one-and-a-half stucco construction with a […]

Charleston, SC: Fort Sumter

Named after General Thomas Sumter, Fort Sumter was built following the War of 1812. This five-sided brick structure located in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina was built as one of a series of fortifications on the southern U.S. coast to protect the harbors. Construction began in 1829, and was still unfinished on April 12, 1861, when […]