Use Takeout Containers To Create Wrapping Paper

Use Takeout Containers To Create Wrapping Paper

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Sarah Rae Smith
Dec 16, 2011

When I first came across this idea of making marks in styrofoam to create a print I thought it was clever, but then it hit me. It has the potential to be the super star of your holiday gift giving!

We've seen time and time again (thank you internet) small stamps used to decorate plain packaging or wrapping paper for our holiday gifts. But for small hands or short attention spans, the idea of repeating a stamp that many times might seem impossible. Or possibly one of those projects where it starts out intended for kids and the parents end up finishing thing in the end.

When we ran across this larger stamp idea at The Meta Picture, it felt extra modern. No you probably won't be making a stamp of a cat, but a larger photo of bells, reindeer, something representative of the holidays would be extra awesome. Wrap your presents, and then set up a stamp assembly line.

You could make something custom every year or possibly create a smaller stamp for gifts that are lesser in size. It's a fun idea that beats the pants off bows that can get flattened - just stamp and call it done!

Make sure you check out the full tutorial over at Meta Picture where you can see exactly how easy this is to accomplish and take on this holiday season.

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