Simple home made wrapping paper


  • 2-3 christmas stamps
  • 1 roll brown paper or sheets of white paper
  • Selection of coloured paint


  1. Prepare your work area. I rolled out brown paper and taped it down with masking tape.
  2. Prepare paints. I squirted red and green paints into separate plastic containers with a sponge on top.
  3. Start the painting/stamping!

Notes... Lately I have used our store bought Christmas stamps, but I have also had success with potato stamps and with foam shapes stuck onto building blocks. Don't worry about perfection, lots of colour will help brighten up your presents.

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  • pandablue
    • 26 Nov 2014
      11:30 am

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  • My mum always said she loved the wrapping paper decorated by my kids. I believe her now cos my grandson makes it for me and I love it so much


  • Mum used to give us butchers paper and reuse drawings from kinder for this


  • I remember my kids making this when they were little. Pretty sure I still have tucked away somewhere


  • Such a great thing to do :)


  • An oldie but a goodie and the kids are being creative to boot!


  • Wow today I learned that I can make my own homemade wrapping paper it looks very nice


  • A great way to recycle any unwanted material and create new

    • plus it will be sentimental for the receiver


  • Lots of fun & how lovely for Christmas.


  • We love making wrapping paper!


  • A very personal Christmas wrapping paper,great idea!


  • the Grandparents will be like the babies and prefer the wrapping paper to present.


  • I’m sure everyone will appreciate the thought that has gone into this wrapping paper. Thanks


  • I think this wrapping paper is lovely. Gorgeous photo. Thanks


  • This is great and so easy. We do birthday and Christmas ones. This year we are doing valentines ones with heart stamps.


  • My sister in law is very creative and uses old magazines and junk mail to wrap her presents .


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