3 Gift-Wrapping Tricks to Give Them Extra Shine

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.

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.

Project and Image Credit from: THE MARTHA STEWART 


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