{Celebrate} Easy Handpainted Wrapping Paper

February 23, 2011 in All Posts, Celebrate, Play, Toddler Activities

Jane loves to paint, so we decided to create a specially designed, one-of-a-kind art piece for Hubby’s birthday wrapping paper.  This is just as easy as the simplest homemade wrapping paper we made for my Valentine’s Day present to myself, but a little messier.  And, the results are a lot splashier!

First, we headed to the easel and painted over our existing crayon drawings.

Then, we set Jane’s painting aside to dry.

Another masterpiece

Finally, we wrapped Hubby’s present and voila:

A gift beautifully wrapped in vibrant Matisse-like handpainted paper!  Hubby kept the paper instead of throwing it out, so I know we had a hit.

We also made Hubby this handmade card and cardholder from specialty cardstock:

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