Martha Stewart makes handmade gift wrap using assorted types of metallic and craft papers. She decorates the paper with a variety of homemade rubber stamps and paper ribbon to create memorable holiday gifts.
Source:Martha Stewart Living, Season 1 Episode 114
A festive trail of hand-printed holly branches transforms plain linens into a welcome gift for someone who loves to entertain. The leaves are made with a custom-carved block, and the berries (which also appear on the cocktail napkins) are created using a pencil eraser.
Soft-carve block (available online or at crafts stores)
Make an impression with ink-block printing, an art form dating back to ninth-century China. A block print is an ink impression of a design carved into wood, linoleum, or other engravable material. Once you've cut out a design, you can use the block to make an unlimited number of identical prints.
Plain store-bought cards, or assorted paper
Image of your choice, photocopied to fit card
Block-printing ink, available at art-supply stores