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Brown shipping paper - can be purchased at Pack & Mail stores, Office supply stores, Drug stores, sometime the Craft stores stock this!

Leaves

Twigs

Small evergreen branches

Small rocks

Newspaper

Gold spray paint

Silver spray paint

Brown spray paint

HANDMADE WRAPPING PAPER

DIRECTIONS

Spread newspaper on a craft table, or on the floor of a large, well ventilated room. The garage floor works great!

Cut craft paper to size needed for gift.

Place craft paper on newspaper.

Secure with a few small rocks

Spread leaves, twigs, branches face down on craft paper. Secure with small rocks.

Lightly spray edges of leaves with brown spray paint.

Finish by accenting the entire paper with the gold & silver spray paint.

Let completely dry before wrapping.

Green, red, bronze paint can also be used. A neat idea for kid's giftwrap - use cutout shapes from stencils, like snowmen, Santa's, presents, etc.

We tried pretzels last year with red & white paint - the kid's loved it!


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