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Make Your Own Christmas Gift Wrapping Paper With Chalk Couture

Make Your Own Christmas Gift Wrapping Paper With Chalk Couture and shipping paper. Let me show you how easy and inexpensive it is!

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Christmas Gift Wrapping Paper With Chalk Couture

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Last year was the first year I used shipping paper to wrap Christmas gifts and I loved how versatile it was. It looks so different just by changing out a ribbon or adding snips of pine. You can see 5 different ideas here.

Wrapping Paper Supplies

This year I decided to have fun with Chalk Couture and add pretty Christmas designs to the shipping paper. I love how it turned out! It literally took me about 10 minutes to wrap and chalk these two presents.

diy Christmas Wrapping Paper!

Now I’m thinking I can use the same process for Valentine’s Day, birthdays, etc. Plus, the shipping paper is from the dollar store! I may never buy wrapping paper again 🙂 Here is what I used:

DIY Wrapping Paper Supplies

Wrapped Present

Instructions

Simply wrap the gift with the shipping paper and place the Chalk Couture transfer on the paper.

Transfer On Gift

This image shows the 4 easy steps for chalking:

chalk couture steps

For the first present, I used a classic red chalk and love how bright it is on the natural paper.

Red Chalk

One of the things I like is it does not take much chalk to finish a project. Whatever you don’t use, you can scrape back into the container. I am a messy crafter, as you can see below.

The other thing I love is, if you make a mistake just wet it and start over. Of course, not on paper, but on signs, wood, chalkboards. 

Red Chalked Gift

I missed a little spot in the H, but I will go back in with a corner of the squeegee and dab a drop on it.  But honestly, it does not have to be perfect. Handmade is just that-imperfections and all!

Red Chalk

For the Joy transfer, I went with white and I can’t decide which I like better. I will admit I am not a fan of wrapping. But this I enjoyed. It really made it fun and I wanted to keep wrapping presents so I could continue chalking. 

Joy

 


White Chalk

I hope this inspired you to decorate your own wrapping paper and for $1 a roll, you can experiment and really get creative. 

Joy Chalked on present

Stop by to check out the other gift wrapping ideas below. I’ve seen a sneak peek and you are definitely in for a treat!

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Karen

Friday 25th of October 2019

I would like to know where I can purchase those transfers that you used for the wrapping paper. What a great idea.

Hannah

Thursday 17th of October 2019

Hi Michelle! Nice instruction for making Christmas Gift Wrapping Paper With Chalk Couture. But I am worried about the font you are using. I like your design. Can you tell me what font you have used for printing? I will follow your step and will give you a photo to review them.

ourcraftymom

Thursday 17th of October 2019

I used a Chalk Couture transfer. I do have the link for the exact font in the post if you want to order it. I love how crisp it looks!

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Wednesday 9th of October 2019

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Cherryl Ehlenburg

Thursday 27th of December 2018

Beautiful! Chalk Couture is something on my list of things to try, so I am pinning this for later!

Victoria @DazzleWhileFrazzled

Wednesday 12th of December 2018

Great idea! Love how the packages look, even as decor.