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Stenciling DIY Gift Wrap

Stencils Give Holiday Packages A Festive Look

Welcome back, my Cutting Edge Stencils friends!  If you’re tired of the same old Christmas wrapping paper, then you should consider using stencils to give your holiday gifts a couture look.  Stenciling gift wrap is easy to do and it can instantly add hand-made charm to your package. Today we’re going to walk you through the simple steps to create your own stenciled wrapping paper.

Cutting Edge Stencils shares how to stencil DIY gift wrap using Christmas Ornaments Stencil and Kraft paper. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/diy-christmas-decor-craft-and-furniture-stencils.html

We’d like to welcome back Natalie, the clever crafter and blogger behind Doodlecraft.  Natalie decided that with the holiday season upon us, she would create her own special DIY wrapping paper using stencils.  She browsed the new Holiday Stencil Collection and fell in love with the Christmas Ornaments Craft Stencil.  She purchased some plain craft paper and then used the whimsical holiday pattern to add some personalized charm to her gifts.  Here’s the scoop on how to create DIY stenciled gift wrap.

First you’re gonna need this stuff listed below:

Gather Materials: Start the stencil project by gathering all of the materials listed above.

Supplies used to stencil DIY gift wrap using the Christmas Ornaments Craft Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/diy-christmas-decor-craft-and-furniture-stencils.html

Start Stenciling: Roll out the kraft paper on a smooth surface like a dining room table.  Then position the stencil design on the kraft paper. You can secure the stencil in place using painter’s tape (if necessary).   Pour your craft paint onto a plate or paint tray.  Then lightly coat your roller or stencil brush with paint.  Be sure to roll or brush off the excess paint onto your folded paper towel.  The key to stenciling is using as little paint as possible.  Too much paint will cause the design to bleed and smudge.  Next paint the stencil design on the kraft paper.

Stenciling DIY gift wrap using the Christmas Ornaments Craft Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/diy-christmas-decor-craft-and-furniture-stencils.html

For this project, Natalie used white craft paint.

Stenciling DIY gift wrap using the Christmas Ornaments Craft Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/diy-christmas-decor-craft-and-furniture-stencils.html

Complete the Pattern:  Allow the paint to dry a little and reposition the stencil so you can continue to paint the pattern on the entire surface. Once it’s dry, you are ready to wrap!

Stenciling DIY gift wrap using the Christmas Ornaments Craft Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/diy-christmas-decor-craft-and-furniture-stencils.html

Now let’s take a minute to admire Natalie’s stenciled wrapping paper!

DIY stenciled gift wrap using the Christmas Ornaments Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils and Kraft paper. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/diy-christmas-decor-craft-and-furniture-stencils.html

Natalie had this to say about her stencil project, ” They look sensational and totally unique! I could dress them up with ribbon or make them pop with glitter.”

DIY stenciled gift wrap using the Christmas Ornaments Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils and Kraft paper. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/diy-christmas-decor-craft-and-furniture-stencils.html

DIY stenciled gift wrap using the Christmas Ornaments Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils and Kraft paper. http://www.cuttingedgestencils.com/diy-christmas-decor-craft-and-furniture-stencils.html

Want to win a free stencil? Sure you do! Hop on over and visit Doodlecraft to enter the stencil giveaway.

Tell us, would you consider stenciling gift wrap the holiday season?  If so, what stencil would you use? Leave us a comment below!

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Thanks for reading, and happy stenciling!
Michelle and the Cutting Edge Stencils Crew

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