CREATE YOUR OWN MARBLED WRAPPING PAPER AND GIFT TAGS
Homes & Gardens|December 2021
Compton Marbling has been making hand-marbled paper and related products since the 1970s. Marbling supplies such as carrageenan powder and alum are also available.

WE love the idea of making our own marbled wrapping paper and gift tags for Christmas this year, so we asked Alex Lewis of Compton Marbling to show us how it can be done.

YOU WILL NEED

Selection of paint colours (acrylic or gouache)

Uncoated paper/gift tags

A tray to work in – a large roasting tin or a cat litter

tray would be ideal

Jars and paintbrushes

Skewers/old comb

Newspaper

Gloves to protect your hands

TO MAKE THE SIZE YOU’LL NEED

Carrageenan powder

Warm water

Blender

Your tray/container to hold the liquid

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