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Wrapping Layers


Play patterns against solids, and then give wrapping striking cutouts.



  1. Step 1

    Wrap package in patterned paper.

  2. Step 2

    Fold blue paper around it, leaving impressions where corners will be.

  3. Step 3

    Using a glue stick, affix more patterned paper to the blue paper, wrong sides facing.

  4. Step 4

    Outline a half-star on the blue paper. Cut out with a utility knife; fold to crease. Wrap package, blue side out; center star.

  5. Step 5

    Follow the same steps, but reverse solid and patterned papers.

Martha Stewart Living, December 2006