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Merry Making: How To Make Polka-Dot Gift Wrap

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Welcome to thredUP’s Merry Making series! This holiday season, we’re all about celebrating with (re)purpose. That means getting festive with repurposed materials, resulting in a happier planet, wallet, and you! Place an order today for a free Merry Making guide, and read on for how to make this adorable wrapping paper with items you have around the house.

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YOU WILL NEED:

  • -An old paper grocery bag
  • -A pencil
  • -White acrylic paint (or any color!)
  • -Scissors
  • -A ruler
  • -A plate you don’t care about (for the paint)
  • -Twine, a sprig of herbs or evergreen clippings to dress up your gift

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  1. Cut along the seams of the bag until it lays flat.

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2. Using your ruler and pencil, create small, equally spaced dots along your paper.

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3. Use the eraser of your pencil, dip into the paint, and create a paint polka dot over each pencil dot you just made.

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4. Let dry and wrap your gift! Add twine and a sprig of herbs!

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Check out more Merry Making fun! And learn about our contest (you could win $500 to shop)!

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