6 Materials Needed:

Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint in Bright Red White & Black, Nicole Crafts 8-1/2" x 11" Cardstock in Primary Red Bling It Adhesive Rhinestone Alphabet Letter Stickers & Embellish It Silver Brads, American Crafts 12" x 12" Cardstock in Aqua Dots & Glitter Rouge, Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Script Liner 2 & a Large Flat Paintbrush, X-ACTO Precision Instruments Craft Knife, Container for Mixing Paints & Ruler

About this Project

Personalize a card with a handprint!

  • 1
    Cut a 10 inch x 7 inch piece of Primary Red cardstock and fold in half. Cut a 4 inch x 6 inch piece of Aqua Dots cardstock.
  • 2
    Paint your child’s hand White, using large flat paint brush of your choice. Press the hand onto the Aqua Dots cardstock.
  • 3
    Mix a small dab of Bright Red with White to create a skin tone color and paint the Santa face.
  • 4
    Cut a hat out of the Rouge glitter cardstock and glue to the handprint Santa. Using the end of the paint brush and White add a large dot to the top of the hat.
  • 5
    Using the end of the script liner brush and Black add two black dots for the eyes. Using the larger paint brush and Bright Red add the nose. Paint the mouth with Black.
  • 6
    Attach the painted piece of paper to the Primary Red cardstock with Silver brads, leaving room at the top for the letter stickers.
  • 7
    Write the words “Merry Christmas” or other desired sentiment with the letter stickers.