Um...guys? It's Christmas Eve. I'm pretty sure that it's supposed to still be the beginning of December, and yet...the calendar tells me otherwise. By this point in December, the wrapping paper really needs to be in place around gifts, but often, this is when we are still finishing up the last-minute wrapping.
To that end, I chose paper for today's Craft of Christmas. I love all kinds of paper. For my printables, I try to use coated papers for the brightest colors possible (it's really worth spending an extra couple bucks when you want the prettiest prints!). And for wrapping, lightweight brown kraft is still my favorite (it's easier to wrap with when it's not too stiff!).
If you've still got a few little gifts to wrap and the pretty papers are running low, I made some printable wrapping paper for you! There are two designs and each are in color or black and white. The colors are coordinated to go with my Kitschy Christmas Gift Tag Ornaments and the black and white option is great for printing onto kraft paper or colors!
To print on kraft paper, just cut it down to 8-1/2 x 11 inches, using a regular piece of paper as a guide. It doesn't have to be perfect, it just needs to fit through your printer. If you find that it's curling a bit, a warm iron helps prep it for the printer. Also, do watch out for wet ink on the paper. Printed kraft can pick up stray ink drops, especially around the edges!
Only one more day left in the 25 Crafts of Christmas! I hope you have a moment to stop by tomorrow...it's the most important craft material you can have and use!