December 20, 2012

Chalkboard Christmas Wrapping Paper + Free Printable (Swell Noel #17)

Today’s Swell Noël Post features a fantastic idea from Mique of Thirty Handmade Days plus a free printable  for printing your own chalkboard-look wrapping paper! Catch up on all of the projects from the series by visiting the photo guide of all of the ideas shared by the talented Swell Noël contributors, and follow along as things happen on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest and Instagram by using the hashtag #SwellNoel.



Hi! I’m Mique (like the Mouse) from Thirty Handmade Days. I love all of Amy’s amazing ideas and I’m super excited to be visiting. At 30days my favorite things to share are- printables, recipes and gift ideas.
Today its’ all about what to wrap some of your gifts in. Maybe you’ve seen some chalkboard inspired projects lately? I thought it’d be fun to make “chalkboard” wrapping paper.
At the beginning of the year I stumbled upon an idea to have designs on the over sized blueprint machine. I’ve since done all kinds of projects:

Valentine’s Day Wrapping Paper and
Birthday Wrapping Paper and a Birthday Poster

You can go to pretty much any copy and print center to do these types of projects. Some places you can email files to, others you can download them onto their sites. I’ve used Fed Ex Kinko’s and Office Max. They charge per sheet of paper and by the size. I’ve gotten a 24″x18″ print for $1.99. The one catch is- it has to be black and white. But there are so many possibilities!

Christmas Wrapping Paper
To print your own Chalkboard Christmas Wrapping paper, download the file. Then send it to your local copy and print shop.
The full 24″x24″ sheet looks like this:

Pick it up from the shop and get busy wrapping!
Hope you have a very Merry Christmas.
Stop by 30days and say hi!

Amy @ Positively Splendid

Amy @ Positively Splendid

Having grown up in a home brimming with sewing notions and paintbrushes, Amy has a deep love for all things creative. On any given day, you'll find her knee-deep in her latest creative endeavor, with projects ranging from sewing and crafts to home decor and kid-friendly ideas. Amy believes that everyone, regardless of skill level or experience, possesses the ability to create something beautiful, and Positively Splendid was born of her passion for helping others harness their innate creative potential.
Amy @ Positively Splendid
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