Stenciled Metallic Kraft Wrapping Paper

Stenciled Metallic Kraft Wrapping Paper

Posted by DecoArt on Nov 21st 2018

One of my favourite ways to add a personal touch to all my Christmas gifts to create some custom wrapping paper. Most of my holiday decor in my home is a subtle natural style with a touch of metallics. I also enjoy creating decor and wrapping paper that isn’t traditionally Christmassy. We actually haven’t bought wrapping paper in a number of years since I usually make my own. It can be so fun to make, and using some metallic paint adds a bit of shine. They’re even easier to make with a few stencils to help! All 3 of these wrapping papers are a great mix of adding an artistic flair to your hand painted wrapping paper!

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Start by cutting manageable size pieces of kraft paper and taping the corners down on your work surface. If you are making lots of wrapping paper at once I recommend cutting multiple pieces of paper and pouring out multiple shades of paint on your palette. You will need one cosmetic sponge for each paint you use.

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I used the Ikat Polka Dot stencil with the Rose Gold Extreme Sheen and Black Pearl and White Pearl Dazzling Metallics to create a fun modern pattern. Use the cosmetic sponge to pounce the different paints through the stencil, but only filling about half the polka dots. Stencil them randomly to create this pattern.

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I used the Birch Trees stencil to create this wrapping paper. First, I stenciled with the Multi-Surface in Cotton Ball and then followed with White Pearl. I wanted the birch trees to have more contrast on the kraft paper, so I used the Cotton Ball first. 

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For a fun floral wrapping paper, I used the Succulents stencil with a few different colors. First, I stenciled some branches in Copper and Black Pearl all over the paper. Then I used Woodland Green to stencil some large succulents. Then using the 24K Gold I stenciled all around the edges of the leaves. I love the look of this gold-edged succulent!

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And there are 3 unique ways to create some Christmas wrapping paper! Do you like traditional Christmas decor, or like to try something different? 

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Visit this blog post to see even more wrapping paper ideas like the ones below! 

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