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100% Recycled Jewelry Boxes for Elegant Ear Cuff Packaging

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Fiona Thompson, owner of Elegant Ear Cuffs has found the perfect eco-friendly packaging for her jewelry business. Located in Philadelphia, Elegant Ear Cuffs specializes in custom ear jewelry and markets it online and through in-home party sales.

 Sometimes being a creative person doesn’t always translate into being a good business person. But Fiona proves you can be both. She took her love for working with her hands, and started an online jewelry business with every custom piece designed and made by her.

 “I started making ear cuffs in particular when I had my hair cut very short and for the first time in many years my ears were totally exposed,” Read More

Custom Branded Paper Mailer Envelopes – a low cost solution for subscription boxes and E-commerce

800 Razors boxes and mailer envelope

Branding for E-commerce is not about using the same shipping container style or size on every shipment. This is especially true as consumers demand minimal packaging to create minimal waste. It is also critical to profitability because of fast rising costs, especially shipping costs as carriers like UPS, FedEx and USPS institute dimensional rate programs that are sure to cost you more.

What is branding?

Branding is more about consistency of look and image. Yes, it is about utilizing a quickly recognizable color, more importantly it is also about communicating the same message, no matter what shipping container is being used. It tells people who you are. We are natural, … Read More

New Spring 2015 Catalog from Nashville Wraps

Spring 2015 Catalog

The Nashville Wraps Spring & Summer 2015 catalog is now available. The front cover features our exclusive new Chalkboard Flowers. This pretty design is just another addition to our very popular Chalkboard Collection.

 It was an enormous hit with all our customers, so we are excited to bring you the Chalkboard Flowers Collection. This design features gorgeous pink flowers on a black chalkboard background. This is a wonderful group for Spring & Summer and will take you from Valentine’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day and through wedding season.  

 The bags look fabulous as is with just tissue and a cute bow. You can also customize them with chalk markers, Read More

Temperature Controlled, Custom Printed Die cut Mailers – Beyond RSC style shipping boxes

insulated die cut mailers

There are a lot of places that you can buy RSC style (EPS/Styrofoam) cooler boxes for shipping food, pharmaceuticals, or anything that requires temperature control but there is only one place you can buy Globe Guard® boxes with ecofriendly insulating foam inserts that are biodegradable, reusable, and recyclable. However, what do you do when an RSC shipping box is not enough? What if you want a shipping container that is more secure and/or is branded to create a better impression to your customers?

Salazar Packaging combines their experience designing and creating custom printed and custom size die cut mailers with their exclusive line of Globe Guard insulated containers to deliver … Read More

Luxury Retail Packaging Meets Eco-Friendly

EcoLuxe Packaging

Is it time for a high-end packaging makeover? Want to start 2015 by giving your luxury brand a new look?

High-end retail packaging for classic luxury products such as jewelry, perfumes and colognes has often been the focus, however, luxury retail has encompassed consumable segments including bodycare, candles, chocolates, and many more luxurious delights and indulgences! The growing concerns related to eco-friendly and environmental concerns has a direct impact on these brands and the packaging decisions they make.

Without a doubt, we can all agree the Eco and Green retail product segment has been steadily growing. And over the past decade luxury retail brands have become increasingly more sustainability-minded, giving … Read More

Seven Reasons to Right Size Your Subscription Box

An oversized box is like pouring money down the drain

It is not at all unusual for us to get a call or email from someone ready to launch a subscription program and they describe the size box they need as “something a little bigger, just in case”.

That bigger is better, just in case decision can be a very expensive one, and make the difference in the success or failure of your subscription box program. Here are seven good reasons why right sizing makes sense and will help you reduce your costs.

  1. A bigger box than you really need is more expensive to buy, since ultimately the price is determined at least in part by the amount (square inches)
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  • Teragren
  • Dharma Merchant Services
  • Jonah Coyote Design
  • Squishy Press
  • Sustainable is Good
  • Let's Go Green
  • Wabnitz Editions
  • Green America
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