It’s no wonder that many think of the red, Swedish, Wooden, Horses at Christmas time. I can just imagine these dark nights tenderly filled with the making of these little horse toys for children.
I’m so fascinated by the handicraft tradition but, need something much more simple. You can make a very special wrapping in .. the tap of a hoof!
Today, come with us to use my favorite wrapping technique and make Paper Horses, too. Use the template to make gift tags, ornaments or cards.
Jump with us below for: Swedish Horse Wrapping Paper and printable Dala template.
– Card made with Swedish Horse Template. Use as card or as an ornament | click here.
– Wrapping Paper
To make a paper garland. Cut out horse template. Fold red paper in accordion fold that is the same width as the horse template. Cut template keeping the paper attached at a point along both seams. Once cut, pull apart to enjoy your garland.
And now for some excellent BONUS material…
Today my fellow Rockin’ Art Moms (20 moms brought together by the love of making art with kids ~ we have an awesome Pinterest board that you should follow this instant!) all have their own versions of DIY wrap to share. Click below to find out more about any of these amazing projects.
Make Handmade Wrapping Paper with Foam Stickers from Artful Parent
Stitched Paper + Mandala Tag from Mama Miss
Paper Snowflake Wrap from Tiny Rotten Peanuts
Tie Die Gift Wrap from Babble Dabble Do
Poppable Holiday Wrapping Paper from Pink Stripey Socks
Furoshiki Printed Fabric Wrap from Buggy and Buddy
Printable Christmas Trees from Art Bar
Picture Frame Wrapping Paper from Meri Cherry
Swedish Dala Horse Wrap, that’s me!
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