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DIY Stylish Rolled Paper Gift Toppers

Today, guest blogger and nationally known style expert Matthew Mead shows you how to create this Stylish Rolled Paper Gift Topper (directions after the jump):

created at: 10/23/2010

"Holiday with Matthew Mead" is a "book-azine" offering inspiration and DIY/how-to projects for the Christmas holiday season. It'll be available in early November via online orders only, and in limited quantities (click here to purchase it).

Here is today's project:

Stylish Paper Gift Topper


created at: 10/23/2010

Create a simple and pretty paper gift topper using color-copied vintage letters, double stick tape, and silver tree  garland.

What you'll need:

  • 7 pages of printed handwriting cut to 5 x 4 inches
  • Double-stick tape
  • Hole punch
  • Metal brad
  • Hot glue
  • Tinsel garland

Cut and roll up sheets of papers like cigars. Tape the seam using double- stick tape.  Use a hole punch to put a hole in the center of the rolled paper. Repeat until all are punched. Assemble rolls in a stack and place metal brad through the holes and bend wire on brad back to hold together. Fan rolls to look like a bow. Top with 2 inches of silver garland attached with hot glue. Adhere to a gift for a beautiful finish!

 

created at: 10/25/2010
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