When I was younger polka dots were all the rage. I remember my favourite dress was white with multi coloured polka dots all over it. Polka dots are popular in design as well as fashion. At Christmas time and throughout the year gold polka dots are very stylish. To help you get creative this festive season go to digitalpapershop.com where you will find a selection of polka dots gold paper. Here I will give you a few ideas what to do with it.
How to Make a Handmade Babies Mobile out of Polka Dots Gold Paper
You will need
- Polka dots gold paper
- A hanging hook
Cut out the initials of your babies name out of the cardboard. Cover the name templates in your polka dots gold paper and glue with your adhesive. Next thread your string through the letters and hang by attaching to the hook which is then attached to the ceiling creating a lovely yet simple hanging mobile. Go to digitalpapershop.com to help find your paper design.
Decoupage Furniture with Polka Dots Gold Paper
Even the cat loves this design idea!
Looking around your child`s bedroom is it a little tired and in need of an update, is the furniture looking a little dull? Well I have the solution you need, how about refreshing it with the use of decoupage. Keep your polka dots gold theme going throughout your bedroom and update the base of lamps, light switches, cupboards, chest of drawers even your good old trustee guitar can be refreshed in this way. Go to digitalpapershop.com to choose the design of your polka dots gold paper. Then it`s just a case of using a good adhesive that is suitable for the materials you are using to glue your paper to the furniture. For example use wood glue for a kitchen cupboard. When this is done and the glue is dry varnish your new improved furniture with some clear varnish for longevity.
You Could Customise Your Coasters Using Polka Dots Gold Paper
It`s that time of year winter is here, time to get warm and toasty indoors and put your feet up with a hot drink after a hard day`s work. Do you have some plain old boring coasters that you put your cuppa down on? Why not make your own special customised polka dot gold coasters with your specially designed paper which you can find if you go to digitalpapershop.com. Simply use some adhesive to glue your chosen polka dot gold paper to the coaster. When you are happy with it some clear varnish painted over it will act as protection barrier for longevity.
How to Make Bunting using Polka Dots Gold Paper
Bunting is a creative way to liven up any room, I think polka dots gold bunting would look great to match along with your child`s spotty styled bedroom. Just follow these simple steps and away you go.
You will need
- Polka dots gold Paper
- Hanging hooks
Simply cut your cardboard into triangles any size you wish however all matching. Next cover and glue your polka dots gold paper which you can find on digitalpapershop.com, to the triangles creating a fabulous dotty effect. When the glue is dry prick holes in the corner of each triangle and threads the string through each hole. Now you have your bunting use the hanging hooks to attach to the ceiling and voila your very own gold spotty bunting.
Wrap Your Gifts with Polka Dots Gold Paper
At Christmas time we exchange lots of gifts, which mean a lot of wrapping. Why not make your gifts a little special this year with your own polka dots gold wrapping paper. Here is an example of a beautifully wrapped present with gold spots on cream paper and the added effect of a green tuft on top.
There are many other things you can do with your polka dots gold paper. Such as using it to make stylish envelopes for your cards this Christmas or using the background as a Christmas bauble or snow effect on your Christmas cards. Whatever you choose to do with it hopefully I have given you a few ideas on where to begin, enjoy!