Fairy Toadstool Potato Print Wrapping Paper

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Here's how to make some fun fairy toadstool wrapping paper using a potato print.



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Time: 20 mins
Age: Any age
Level: Easy

Materials
Potato and knife
Red paint and white paint
Plain paper (we used a roll of plain craft paper from IKEA)


Method
Cut a potato in half. Cut a triangle on one half and a small rectangle on the other half. These make your potato stamps.



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Potato stamps


Squueze some red paint and white paint onto flat plates and spread the paint out.
Press the triangle potato stamp into the red paint then stamp onto the paper to give a toadstool cap. Press into paint again and make lots more red toadstool caps over the paper.



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Press the rectangle potato stamp into the white paint then stamp underneath a red triangle to make a toadstool stalk. Dip into paint again and repeat for all the other red triangles.



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Dip the flat end of a pencil into white paint and use this as a stamp to make the white spots on the toadstools. You could also use fingers and finger paint the spots.



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Adding spots


Allow to dry.



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Your wrapping paper is now ready. Why not make a matching gift tag?



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Make a matching gift tag by cutting out a fairy toadstool and sticking onto some red card. Make a hole with a hole punch and tie with ribbon


Check out how to make a fairy toadstool birthday card here.

Categories
#Fairy
#Toadstool
#Wrapping
#Potato print
#Printing
#Stamping
 
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