DIY gift wrap! And with harps! This is a fun (and inexpensive) way to jazz up your giftwrapping.
Plain paper (I used drafting paper. I first wrapped the gifts in white paper, then wrapped it with the decorated paper.)
Polystyrene foam (Styrofoam) - I used a plate
For the first design, I just "drew" the harp shape on a piece of polystyrene foam (usually referred to by the brand name Styrofoam) with the back of a paintbrush.
Add a layer of paint to the stamp and stamp it on the paper.
Repeat the paint and stamp until you have the desired number of harps. Let dry and then wrap up your cute gift!
This next one is a tiny bit trickier. Cut out a harp shape, then paint and stamp like above. This would probably be easier if you attached the cutout to a small box or something before painting and stamping, to make it easier to hold.
Repeat the paint and stamp, let dry, and wrap up another gift! You could also try multiple generations by not reapplying paint.
This one gives kind of a modern-esque (or primitive?)/abstract-ish interpretation of a harp. It might be the easiest of the three. Cut a triangle resembling a harp out of the same material, paint, and stamp.
Repeat the paint and stamp steps, and wrap up yet another gift!
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