I started with some distress inks and a craft tag then sprinkled some water droplets on it. This removed the color and mimicked a snowfall effect.
I placed the Snowman stencil over my tag, masked off the bits I didn’t want to paint. Then using heavy body acrylic I painted the hat and snowlan.
I removed the stencil and painted in the snowman to make him solid.
I placed the Snowman stencil back on and painted in the details using Distress Oxides and acrylic.
For some added sparkle & dimension, I accented my snowman with snowflake paste.
For the wrapping paper, I used the Snow Storm Stencil and Distress Oxides.
I added some ribbon and my package is ready to go under the tress, come holiday time.
The wonderful thing about using stencils to create tags & wrapping paper is the versatility you get from just a couple of stencils. Here I created an entirely different look, using the same process, but the Christmas Poinsettias stencil.
Creating your own gift wrap is a project that the kids have fun with too, so don’t be shying about getting them to join in on the fun!
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