Create press painting snowflake decorations. This creative painting technique is a fun way enjoy painting with kids.Create press painting snowflake decorations. This creative painting technique is a fun way enjoy painting with kids.

Press Painting Snowflake Decorations

We have been sharing quite a few different pour painting projects with you. This technique is just so fun for the kids and creates beautiful pieces of artwork. However, sometimes you have some paint that drips below… We don’t like to waste art supplies around here so after we finished up our pour painted snowflakes we tried something out with the drippings. The results were beautiful! So we skipped the pouring altogether and created these snowflake decorations using this fun press painting process that is perfect for kids of all ages!

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How to make painted snowflakes:

Check out these step by step instructions to make your press painted snowflake decorations.  Then see it all in action in the video below.

We modify our paints a bit before we get started. I make a mixture 2 parts white glue 1 part water. Then mix equal parts glue mixture with my acrylic paint. Create press painting snowflake decorations. This creative painting technique is a fun way enjoy painting with kids.This step might not be completely necessary, but it saves a bit of paint, it makes the paint looser and helps the colors from mixing up too quick. Once the colors are ready to go use your craft sticks to drip, drizzle, and swirl your paints on piece of cardboard.Create press painting snowflake decorations. This creative painting technique is a fun way enjoy painting with kids. A little goes long ways here! Then press you wooden snowflake down.Create press painting snowflake decorations. This creative painting technique is a fun way enjoy painting with kids. Lift and press again and again. Create press painting snowflake decorations. This creative painting technique is a fun way enjoy painting with kids.Peek and see if you like how it looks!Create press painting snowflake decorations. This creative painting technique is a fun way enjoy painting with kids. You can always add more color… I wanted more blue on mine.Create press painting snowflake decorations. This creative painting technique is a fun way enjoy painting with kids.

Related Art Project: Pour Painted Snowflake Decorations

Then press it a few more times!Create press painting snowflake decorations. This creative painting technique is a fun way enjoy painting with kids. Keep adding paint and pressing until you like your snowflake.Create press painting snowflake decorations. This creative painting technique is a fun way enjoy painting with kids.Lay them on a piece of parchment paper to dry. Do not leave them on your cardboard to dry. They will stick! When they are dry you can hang them in the windows, around the house, or connect a few together for your front door!

Watch the whole art project here:

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