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How to make acrylic poured Christmas ornaments the easy way!

Your kids can create these amazing acrylic poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing! We use a simple and inexpensive additive to the paint so that you use less and still get amazing results. Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing! #pourpainting #ornament #christmasornaments #diychristmas #acrylicpour #holiday #woodenornaments #artforkids #twitchetts

Acrylic Poured Christmas Ornaments

We are so excited to share this fun technique with you! This is just the first of many fun pour painting for kids projects, also known as fluid painting, we will be creating.

Our technique keeps kids in mind.  We use a simple and inexpensive additive to the paint so that you use less and still get amazing results.

It’s messy, but fun and kids will love this fun process art technique.

Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase an item, we may receive an affiliate commission. Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing! #pourpainting #ornament #christmasornaments #diychristmas #acrylicpour #holiday #woodenornaments #artforkids #twitchetts

Supplies for fluid painting:


How to create marble painting Christmas ornaments

Check out the step by step instructions for these poured Christmas ornaments and then watch it all in action in the video below.

Start by prepping your paint. The key to keeping the colors from all blending together is having a thickening agent.

They sell some of these at the store, but we have created one that will save you some money, and maybe a trip to the store.

Just mix 2 parts white glue with 1 part water. Then prepare your paints by mixing 1 part of your thickening agent to 1 part paint. Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!

We created 6 ornaments and an 8×8 canvas all from 4T of paint.

Once your paints are mixed it’s time to stack them in your small cup (a medicine cup works great!). Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!

Just go back and forth between paint colors. Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!

Related Project: This technique looks amazing on rocks!

Lay your ornaments on a drying rack, if you’re creating a canvas, slide it underneath to catch the paint. Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!

Now pour the paint onto the ornaments! Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!

When you have a good amount of paint on each ornament you can tilt the whole rack to spread the paint around until the whole ornament is covered. Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!

Use the remaining paint on the canvas. Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!

Tilt each direction until it is covered.Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!

 Insert a toothpick into the hole of each ornament while they dry.Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!

Related Crafts: Don’t miss any of these fun ornaments that kids can make!

Tip: Use a craft stick to move the poured Christmas ornaments around a bit so they don’t get stuck to the rack.Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing! #pourpainting #ornament #christmasornaments #diychristmas #acrylicpour #holiday #woodenornaments #artforkids #twitchetts

Once the marbled ornaments are dry, remove the toothpicks and add string. Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing!

 

These poured Christmas ornaments will make excellent gifts that your little ones will be proud to hand out!

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Pin this handmade Christmas ornament to your favorite Pinterest board.Your kids can create these amazing poured Christmas ornaments. Because pour painting is so unique, each ornament will be unique and amazing! #pourpainting #ornament #christmasornaments #diychristmas #acrylicpour #holiday #woodenornaments #artforkids #twitchetts

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