Decorate your paper with the edding markers before folding. If you wish to use a particular pattern (such as the one shown here), use carbon paper and transfer the design with a sharp pencil. Then go over the pattern with the edding marker. Folding the bag is very simple and the individual steps are shown in this picture.
Using coloured paper or card, you can also make your own gift tags for different occasions, such as Christmas. Cut different-sized tags as required. After decorating them with edding markers, punch holes in the tags and attach them to the bag with a suitably coloured ribbon.
Before using your edding marker, first you need to activate it. The ink in the matt paint marker’s is fully opaque, so even coloured or dark paper can be decorated attractively.
Activating your matt paint marker: Shake, pump, draw: The edding matt paint markers use a simple valve system. Activate your matt paint marker as follows: Shake the pen firmly with the cap closed. Now pump the pen nib carefully up and down on a piece of scrap paper until ink runs into the nib. Try a few practice strokes with the marker on the test paper. Don’t forget to always replace the cap firmly after use.
Products and materials
- Paper in the colour of your choice, transfer or carbon paper, pencil
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