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DIY Wrapping Paper for Mother's Day

Wrap mom's present in custom wrapping paper that you designed with Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint! She'll love your paper so much she won't want to rip it.

At a Glance:

Project #15453 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Aquamarine, 2 oz. - 20774

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Lilac Mist, 2 oz. - 21388

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Too Blue, 2 oz. - 20771

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Pink Parfait, 2 oz. - 20251

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Plum Kiss, 2 oz. - 20246

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 2 oz. - 20503

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • White Wrapping Paper/White Back Wrapping Paper
  • Yarn
  • Pom-Pom
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Paper Plate

instructions

  1. You can use white wrapping paper or the white side of some holiday or birthday wrapping paper for this project. Lay the wrapping paper on your work space and use Apple Barrel paint to paint a pattern. Let dry.
  2. Cut a tag shape out of a paper plate. Paint the tag with Lilac Mist and let dry. Paint a message on your gift tag in White and let dry.
  3. Wrap your gift with your patterned wrapping paper.
  4. Wrap a pom-pom and yarn around your gift and attach your gift tag.

resources

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Related Resources

Apple Barrel Paints FAQ

Apple Barrel Paints FAQ

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Related FAQs

No, FolkArt® Shinys are not the same as Apple Barrel Gloss. FolkArt® Shinys were developed to have a higher gloss finish than Apple Barrel Gloss. Also, FolkArt® Shinys are color matched to the corresponding FolkArt® Acrylic Color and have the same high pigment load and intense color.
Yes, Apple Barrels paints can be mixed to create a new color value or hue. 
Yes, you can use both FolkArt paint on plaster. However, because plaster is very porous and sometimes dusty, you will need to first seal the piece with a clear acrylic matte spray sealer.
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