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3 Gift-Wrapping Tricks to Give Them Extra Shine


For an extra special presentation, we took plain paper, which you can buy in bulk, and made smaller pieces super-pretty with little paint and an unexpected tag or bow.

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splatter detail

PHOTOGRAPHY BY: KATE MATHIS

1. GIVE A SPLASH OF GOLD

We thinned acrylic paint with water, then splattered gold dots with a narrow brush.

gift wrap texture

PHOTOGRAPHY BY: KATE MATHIS

2. ADD TEXTURE

Use gold acrylic paint and a brush to dab dashes or make stripes across the paper.

girft wrap ombre

PHOTOGRAPHY BY: KATE MATHIS

3. USE AN OMBRÉ EFFECT

Spray-paint lines across each sheet, or go over some bands again for an ombré effect.

 

Original article from https://www.marthastewart.com/1508543/diy-gift-wrapping-tricks-with-extra-shine

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