There’s a lot of cute wrapping paper out there, but making your own unique print with a handmade touch can make any gift extra special! Plus, the options are endless.
- Paint- I love Martha Stewart craft paint //
- Felt //
- Plate or plastic lid //
- Foam sheets or foam stickers //
- Stamp blocks (I used these or cardboard works too!) //
- Paper- kraft paper or plain white paper rolls (both available at Target) //
You can use foam sheets to make stamps, but foam stickers are great to use as well and you can make tons of patterns with them.
Look at all the fun shapes!
For my first design, I used a triangle and square. Peel off the back sticking and place on the stamp block:
Next, make your stamp pad. I briefly went over this in the DIY stamping fabric tutorial but I decided to include more detail here.
Gather the paint, felt and plate or other surface (a plastic lid would work well too).
Drop a small amount of paint on the plate.
Next, cut the felt a little larger than the stamp block. If you are using a stamp, just cut the felt a little larger than the stamp. I simply placed the stamp block on top of the felt and cut around.
Place the felt on top of the paint.
Press the stamp unto the pad to get the paint to bleed through.
Roll out your paper.
Start stamping away!
If the ink pad seems to be getting dry, lift the top of the felt and add more paint.
The design possibilities are endless. I tried another quick pattern, this time using the kraft paper.
I didn’t have any rhyme or reason for the placement for this one!
Use your new, one of a kind gift wrap for gifts, wrapping soaps, tags, etc.