Do you love to try new do-it-yourself ideas for Christmas? How about making your own wrapping paper? Our DIY Reindeer Wrapping Paper is an easy Christmas DIY project, plus, it’s creative and different! Click through to get the supply list and instructions!
DIY Reindeer Wrapping Paper
Christmas is just around the corner, I mean literally. As I sit here listening to Stevie Wonder’s Ave Maria and watching the snow fall outside, it’s hard NOT to be excited about Christmas. I’ve mentioned many times about Christmas being my favorite holiday! It does bring bittersweet memories with the loss of my parents and my Grandma. Over the years, I have learned to appreciate the attention to the small details. In the past, I would just buy cheap wrapping paper from the dollar store (hey, nothing’s wrong with that), but I’ve become a little picky. I think it comes from watching too much HGTV’s Fixer Upper! Either that or wanting things to look nice. I’ve never tried making my own wrapping paper, so this is a first. I usually just pick up some beautiful and thick wrapping paper from Target, Meijer or Hobby Lobby.
Last year, our theme was all about reindeer. Reindeer are still a hot Christmas decor theme this year, and if you love those little details be sure to check out our easy DIY on how to make your own wrapping paper.
Supplies needed for this Christmas craft:
- Foam deer stamp (hobby lobby or get one here)
- Black craft paint
- Plain white wrapping paper
- Paper plate
- Paint brush (optional)
1. Unroll your wrapping paper and squirt a tablespoon of your black paint onto the center of your paper plate and use a paintbrush or your fingertip to spread out evenly.
2. Press the foam side of your stamp into the black paint, making sure the whole stamp is coated in paint (or paint the stamp with your paint brush).
3. Carefully stamp your deer head onto your paper, pressing down on each part of the stamp evenly.
4. Carefully pull back on the clear backing and lift your stamp up.
5. Repeat steps 2-4 spacing each stamp in a layered brick pattern.
6. Let dry or use a blow dryer to dry quickly.
7. Cut your paper and wrap your gifts!
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