DIY or buy: Reusable polka dot wrap

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DIY: This is an easy 30 min gift wrapping project (more or less depending on the quantity you make). Also this could be a good project for older crafty kids.

or Buy: If you like the look but don't feel like making them I've got a limited quantity of polka-dot bags available in my Etsy shop.

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Materials
– Muslin Bags (small quantity, or large quantity)
– Cardboard
– Scissors
– Krink, broad tipped paint markers (Also available locally in San Francisco at the 1 AM Gallery)

Krink is an art supply designed for graf. It's designed to be drippy which I'd like to explore more. It comes in a few pen styles. When I first encountered Krink I'd been on the hunt for the old school bingo markers. This was a much better option with many color choices. 

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1. Cut cardboard inserts for the muslin bags. This will prevent bleed through to the other side.

2. After inserting your cardboard shake your pens and start polka dotting.

3. Repeat with as many colors as you choose.

4. Wait 10-15 mins for your bags to dry. Flip and repeat if desired.

Tip: Open a window. Ventilate your work area.

Works for other occasions. These would be great party favor bags.

Works for other occasions. These would be great party favor bags.

Make winter wrap with inexpensive colored parchment or Fadeless Paper often used in classrooms.

Make winter wrap with inexpensive colored parchment or Fadeless Paper often used in classrooms.

My Etsy shipments get the polka dot treatment to.

My Etsy shipments get the polka dot treatment to.