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Roll-On Patterned Gift-Wrap

This handy tool makes gift-wrapping a breeze: load it up with paint, and roll it onto plain white kraft paper to make festive holiday designs. 

holiday project pattern roller wrapping

Photography: John Armitage

Source: Martha Stewart

steps

  1. Cut lengths of white kraft paper. Tape ends down to a work surface covered with disposable paper.

  2. Refer to packaging for assembling the pattern roller handle, then load the foam roller with paint in the paint tray.

    holiday project pattern roller wrapping adding paint
  3. Attach the pattern roller to the handle.

    holiday project pattern roller wrapping applying paint
  4. Starting at the furthest end of the paper, roll the pattern roller down the center length of the paper toward you. Make a second and third pass on either side of the center pattern to cover the entire surface.

    holiday project pattern roller wrapping applying paint to paper
  5. On other sheets, repeat process with remaining pattern rollers using Tartan Red or Metallic Gold paints; let paint completely dry before wrapping gifts.

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