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Designer Christmas wellington boots

Create something unique for Christmas this year with edding calligraphy gloss paint markers

In Germany, home of the edding calligraphy marker, it has long been the custom for children to leave their shoes outside the front door on the eve of the 6th December. This may sound like a strange custom, but legend has it that kids who are well behaved will find some early Christmas treats in their shoes the next morning. Not so strange now, huh? This custom is to mark the holy night of St. Nicholas.

Why not take a festive leaf from our German friend’s book and celebrate St. Nicholas night with your children this year? You can add your own personalised and creative twist to proceedings by decorating your own boots with edding calligraphy gloss markers

Anyone who wants to surprise someone special during Advent has found the right tool for the job in an edding calligraphy paint marker. It can be used in a variety of ways during Advent, including on St. Nicholas Day when the edding calligraphy paint marker can decorate simple wellington boots creatively and artistically with Christmas calligraphy motifs, transforming them into one-of-a-kind Christmas stockings that will light up their recipient’s faces on 6th December.

To decorate your Christmas boots with calligraphy you will need:
Here’s how to decorate the boots creatively with the edding calligraphy marker:
  • Let your creativity and imagination run wild when designing the stocking. Create festive star patterns with the edding calligraphy marker, draw fir sprigs or copy a line from your favourite Christmas carol to create a seasonal look. Alternatively you can write the recipient’s name to make things extra personal. Besides the edding calligraphy marker with its light and flexible nib, you can also use the edding calligraphy gloss paint marker  to open up even more design possibilities with its intensive, robust ink that offers great coverage.
  • As well as decorating them, you can also fill the Christmas stockings with gifts or adorn them creatively with festive sprigs.

Remember: Because the intensively covering, permanent ink is particularly suitable for rubber and plastic, the boot can also be used as decoration after St. Nicholas Day by the front door, for example.

Activating the edding calligraphy paint marker correctly:
  1. Shake the pen firmly with the cap closed.
  2. Pump the pen’s nib carefully up and down on a piece of scrap paper until ink runs into the nib.
  3. Try a few strokes with the marker on the scrap paper.
  4. Don’t forget to always put the cap on again firmly after use.


Tip: If you want to learn more about calligraphy, try our “Calligraphy Training” under the guidance of calligraphy expert Birgit Nass.

Designer Christmas wellington boots

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