DIY Wrapping Paper Tutorial

Since I shared a lot of gift wrap ideas last week, I thought I’d share how I packaged my presents last year, and plan to do this year as well. I use plain wrapping paper (last year I used white and this year I’m using kraft) and decorate it using a stamp.
 What you’ll need:
Acrylic Paint
Small Paintbrush
 Put a glob of paint on the tip of your paint brush.
 Coat your stamp with paint and press it firmly on your wrapped package.
Just a quick and simple way to add a special handmade touch to your packages!

I also just wanted to take a moment for the support I got on this post. I realized it was my first moment of real vulnerability on this blog and it was somewhat nerve-wracking for me. The response I got was heart warming. I learned that I am not alone. A lot of people shared their similar story with me. Some who live in my area even reached out to me. It just confirmed how special the blogging world is!
  1. ElleSee 6 years ago

    Ooo! What a good idea! Thank you for sharing šŸ™‚

  2. debbiecutieface 6 years ago

    that turned out really really pretty!

  3. {Grace} 6 years ago

    gonna try it!

  4. Love this idea! When I nannied I always made wrapping paper like this using the kids hand-prints instead of a stamp šŸ™‚

  5. lolly 6 years ago

    Such a cute idea! If I didn’t already spend money on wrapping paper, I’d try it. Perhaps if I run out I will too šŸ˜‰

  6. Andrea 6 years ago

    I love the idea! We actually have finger painting time with my son and have him paint cards and newsprint which we then use to wrap presents that we give.

    Most of the time is just a dark blog, but they get the picture!


  7. apurpledress 6 years ago

    I just purchased materials to make my own wrapping paper this year. I hope mine comes out as good as yours!

  8. Stela 6 years ago

    Love it!

  9. emily 6 years ago

    LOVE this! I want to do it now! Let’s see if I can find time before Christmas… šŸ˜‰

  10. Sam and Ash 6 years ago

    So cute! I’m always looking for fun stuff like this to do… I’m definitely going to be following your blog now šŸ™‚

  11. So nice and so easy to do!

  12. Mary C. Nasser 6 years ago

    I love this tutorial! So simple but exquisite!
    The palette of blue and brown is one of my favorites! Found myself using these same colors in a painting last night!!

    All the best,
    Mixed-Media Map Art

  13. Sandy a la Mode 6 years ago

    this is SUCH a sweet idea!!

  14. Kendra 6 years ago
  15. raddesigning 6 years ago

    Cute and simple project! Love it šŸ™‚

  16. Isabella (Crafter) 5 years ago

    so pretty. I linked to you in my blog, hope thats ok.

    love, Isabella

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