Use veggies, fruits and natural items as stamps to make unique wrapping paper.
Cut veggies and fruits can be used as stamps.
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A fun garden project for the kids is to paint walls or make decorated wrapping paper using stamps created from natural materials. Dip flowers, bark, cabbage or peppers cut in half, or pine cones into paint, then “stamp” them onto walls or plain paper.
Be sure to read Unique Wall Painting Techniques for the DIY Homeowner for more information on creative wall treatments you can do yourself using natural materials, such as vegetables and a wood-grain tool. — MOTHER EARTH NEWS
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