Watercolor Resist Paper Christmas Stocking

From MICHAELS

This project is intended for ages 4+. These cute stockings are fun to make with watercolors and crayons. Add a personal touch and hang them up to decorate.

 

YOU’LL NEED
Watercolor Paper Pad By Creatology, 9″ X 12″
Metallic Paint Brushes By Creatology
4″ Glue Sticks By ArtMinds
Elmer’s Washable School Glue
Crayons, 24ct. By Creatology
Washable Watercolor Set By Creatology
Creatology Blunt Tip Scissors
Low Temp Mini Glue Gun By Craft Smart

 

DIRECTIONS

1.Draw a stocking on a piece of watercolor paper. Cut it out. Trace the same shape onto another piece of watercolor paper and cut out. Cut a strip of paper for the hanger.

2.Draw designs on the stocking with a white crayon.
TIP: The harder you press your crayon into the watercolor paper the more noticeable the resist will be when watercolor is added.

3.Paint the stocking with watercolor. Watch the white crayon show through; then let it dry.

4.Now, add your name and some pom-poms for a personal touch.

5.Fold the strip of paper and glue it to the stocking as a hanger.

6.Glue the two stockings together, but leave the top edge open, to make the pouch.
TIP: ADULT: Use hot glue when attaching the stockings together for the strongest hold.

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