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12 Gift Wrapping Days of Christmas: Day 1 – Loteria Style!

Mexi-Style with Anjelica (@la_anjel now also on craftythrifter)
So I know it’s kind of early… but not really.  For Christmas this year I thought why not do something special?  I’ve always been a huge fan of wrapping paper and of making every gift look extra special by dressing it up with just the right amount of personal accents.  To me, it’s all about the presentation!  The amount of time you took out of your day to make my gift, regardless of what’s inside that box, look extra beautiful means a whole lot.  For that reason, I’m making my Christmas special this year the
12 Gift Wrapping Days of Christmas

For each of my next 12 posts I will be showing you how to use nontraditional wrapping materials to make your gifts pop this holiday season!  You’ll be sure to create some gift envy at all of your parties.  To start off with we’ll use that staple of Latino culture Mexican Loteria to make your first gift bien mexi-boho y toda la cosa! 

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This is how it should end up looking once we’re done.
These are the materials you’ll need. Notice I have two different versions of a bow so depending on your preference you’ll need either materials.
If you don’t want the flower top, you’ll want to cut one of your flowers and attach it to the Loteria wrapping paper and then apply the rest of the materials as shown.
You’re lucky friends and family will love their gifts this Christmas!

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