Begin by lightly sketching out your pattern (e.g. stars, Christmas trees) onto the bag in pencil, or create your own design template that you can place inside the bag so that it shows through and you can trace over it. Draw over the outlines with the black fineliner and use the brushpens to colour in the motif to your heart’s content.
Now take the Pastel Pen – Soft White and lighten the colours or add subtle highlights such as lighter spots on Christmas trees or pastel-coloured stars. The more you colour over an area, the more pastel the original shade becomes.
Finally, give the bags extra pizzazz by topping them with coloured crêpe paper – and there, your personally decorated gift bag is finished!
Products and materials
- White paper gift bags
- Pencil, ruler
- Crêpe paper to match your design, to place inside the bags
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