Monday, September 13, 2010

Easy Finger Paint Art

I'm finally starting to be in a crafty mood again, so hopefully I will have more things to share soon! It's funny how one little project can totally get you motivated again. But first, I wanted to share a little project the kids & I did over the summer.

I didnt get any pictures of the process, but it was easy. All we needed was some wrapped canvases, acrylic paint & stickers. Just decide on your design, saying or quote, and apply the stickers to the canvas.




Then choose your paint colors (Blake used 2, Layla used 3 & I used 4) and start smearing! We didn't use any brushes, just fingers! And the kids helped with mine. Super easy, and I think they turned out really cute!

I can't believe it's been so long since I posted a craft! Feels good to be crafty again. Good thing I guess, because Blake's birthday is this weekend, and I am participating in a Halloween Banner swap over at Monkeybox. Thankfully, Blake's party is going to be at the bowling alley, so I don't have too much to do, but I am making chocolate football pops, a bunting and the cake.
Have a good one!

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Lynn said...

Very cute - what a great idea!

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Donene said...

oops! I loved that your kids helped!!!

Amanda @ Serenity Now said...

LOVE the last one. Very cute! Your link wasn't appearing on my blog, so I added it for you. Thanks for joining in. :)

Michelle said...

Wow, these look great!!! How easy is that. Visiting from Weekend Bloggy Reading!

Mary Joy said...

I love it!!! The last one is my fav! What a great idea for decorating kids rooms! Thanks for sharing how simple it is!

Visiting from Amanda's!

I am just getting my crafty urges back too!

Sarah said...

I LOVE this idea...I love that the kids get to take part in it. How fun!

Michaela Noelle said...

This is so sweet! I love the idea (: it kind of reminds me of a wall art project I did here:
But I like how you used stickers and then removed them after, instead of painting a stencil and trying not to get paint everywhere!
(: Michaela

Southern Fried Gal said...

Oh my word - what a simple and super cute idea! I may let my 6yo do a masterpiece this weekend. Thanks for the idea!

Laura said...

So sweet! What a great way to get the kids involved in doing something to decorate!

Paula said...

Cute idea! It's good to see you blogging again. Enjoy the birthday party this weekend!

Kim's Treasures said...

These turned out great! Love this!

Emily said...

I love this idea. Definitely borrowing it!

Julie Anne said...

stopping by from CSI
I love these... especially yours!!

My kids did this project last fall and I blogged about it here


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