Artist Canvas Gift Wrap

Bring a touch of elegance to your gift wrap
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Ornaments are not only great on Christmas trees; they can also bring a touch of elegance to your gift wrap. Personalize your gift with this pretty golden ornament and bring sparkle to both young and old.
Project developed in collaboration with Chloé Comte, artist and DIY blogger.

MATERIALS:

  • White kraft paper
  • Leaf stamps
  • Red stamp pad
  • Pompom templates
  • White wool
  • Metallic hemp twine
  • Canvas ornament
  • Imitation gold leaves
  • Glue for gold leaves
  • Fine brush
  • Flat brush
  • Soft brush
  • Black Posca marker 1.5 mm
  • Scissors
  • Pencil

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

Step 1 :

Cut a piece of white kraft paper big enough to wrap the gift.

Step 2 :

Ink the patterns before each use. Stamp the patterns on paper.

Step 3 :

While the ink is drying, draw the pattern of your choice on the canvas ornament using a pencil.

Step 4 :

Go over the pattern with the gold leaf glue. Let dry for 15 minutes.

Step 5 : 

Write a word or initial on the canvas ornament using the Posca marker.

Step 6 :

Carefully place a piece of gold leaf on the patterns covered with gold leaf glue. Gently rub the sheet with the soft brush to remove excess pieces. The golden patterns will appear.

Step 7 :

Create a pompom with a 1-inch diameter. Attach the pompom to the canvas ornament.

Step 8 :

Wrap the gift with your DIY gift wrap and hemp string. Attach the canvas ornament to the top of the gift.

TIPS: 

The canvas ornament can be reused in a Christmas tree!