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Potato Stamp Wrapping Paper

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In a pinch for Christmas gift wrap but have none on hand? Grab a potato and some paint to make a festive design in no time!

Potato Stamp Wrapping Paper. Did we say potato? Yes, yes we did. This gift wrap took minutes to make, (seriously, the dry time took longer!) and is so darn cute. Also just as cute is our Free Printable Christmas gift tags from Santa Claus, metal charm gift tags or these printable gift boxes.

Not in the mood to DIY? You’re in luck because today we’re pairing up with a few creative friends are sharing other ways to gift wrap! Skip to the end of the post to see… psst! You will LOVE their tips!

In a pinch for festive gift wrap? Grab a potato and some paint to make a festive design in no time... on the backside of ANY type of wrapping paper!

Materials TO MAKE A POTATO STAMP

I was in a pinch for Christmas wrap and didn’t have time to run to the store so I used what I had on hand. You likely have the materials to make a potato stamp at your own house as well!

  • Potato (any type)
  • Pencil or colored pencil
  • Sharp kitchen knife
  • Acrylic paint
  • Painters brush
How to make a potato stamp! Use it on paper, walls or furniture!

How TO MAKE A POTATO STAMP

Making a potato stamp only takes a dew steps and less than 5 minutes! Here’s how:

  1. Cut potato in half.
  2. Using a pencil, sketch out (free hand) your design onto the potato.
  3. Trace the design with a sharp knife first, then cut 1/4″ below the potato so the design is elevated (picture below.)
  4. Dab or air dry potato.
DIY Potato Stamp., sooo stinking cute and EASY to make! Great on gift wrap, cards, walls or furniture!

How to stamp wrapping paper

Stamping wrapping paper is so easy and turns any blank gift wrap or kraft paper into a festive design instantly!

No festive wrap on hand? Flip leftover gift wrap (or kraft paper) and stamp with a DIY potato stamp. Yes a potato! So cute.
  1. Using a painters brush, dip into acrylic paint and lightly brush on a thin coat. (Test first.)
  2. Push design side down directly onto gift wrap and pull up once the full design has made contact. Pro tip: If you have paint seeping from sides, you have too much paint on your stamp.
  3. Repeat until the desired area of gift wrap is fully stamped:
Stamped gift wrap... using a POTATO! So easy and kid-friendly!

How to decorate Christmas WRAPPING PAPER

To decorate your wrapping paper (totally optional but this adds a little sPiCe!) wrap a piece of ribbon around the gift wrap. Add bottle brush trees, gift tag or candy cane for the cherry on top!

No festive gift wrap on hand? No problem! Turn any gift wrap around (or use kraft paper) and turn it into instant-Christmas wrap using a handmade potato stamp! TA-DA!

Potato Stamp Wrapping Paper

In a pinch for Christmas gift wrap but have none on hand? Grab a potato and some paint to make a festive design in no time!
Active Time5 mins
Author: Lolly Jane

Materials

  • Potato (any type)
  • Pencil or colored pencil
  • Sharp kitchen knife

Instructions

  • Cut potato in half.
  • Using a pencil, sketch out (free hand) your design onto the potato.
  • Trace the design with the sharp knife first, then cut 1/4" below the potato so the design is elevated.
    DIY Potato Stamp., sooo stinking cute and EASY to make! Great on gift wrap, cards, walls or furniture!
  • Dab or airdry potato.

Notes

How to Stamp Wrapping Paper

Stamping wrapping paper is so easy and turns any blank gift wrap or kraft paper into a festive design instantly!

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We would love for you to PIN our project, Ashley’s minimalist gift wrapping ideas, Janine’s FREE printable vintage gift tags or Julie & Jodie’s ideas to level up your Christmas gift wrap game. Thank you for being here today!

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