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Painted Cardboard First Accessories – Satisfied Thugs

Painted Cardboard First Accessories – Satisfied Thugs

These Painted Cardboard First Accessories are simple for youngsters of any ages to use simply cardboard as well as paint. Include a couple of additionals if you like, or simply obtain imaginative with your paint method to make a special, tailored homemade Xmas accessory for the Xmas tree!

Did you see the yarn-wrapped preliminary accessories we made recently? Well, today’s craft is equally as simple. All you require is cardboard as well as paint. Naturally, If you wish to, you can include some additionals, yet if you wish to maintain the task straightforward, you can simply obtain imaginative with your paint method.

You might likewise like our: Easy First Accessories for Toddlers as well as Preschoolers as well as our Styrofoam First Accessories for Toddlers as well as Preschoolers as well as our Cardboard as well as Switch Monogram Ornaments.

Each of the thugs picked a various method for repainting their cardboard initials. For the letter J listed below, an ombre/blending method was made use of.

Cardboard J ornament - ombre green and red with craft jewels glued on

For this following letter J, a number of paint colours were showered over the letter.

Cardboard letter J drizzled with bright paint colours

Others picked to swirl their paint or to populate it on, as well as some cleaned a mix of adhesive as well as radiance overtop to provide their initials a sparkly impact.

I enjoy the “galaxy” impact on the “S” accessory.

Cardboard S painted black, swirls of pink, purple and blue with glitter

To make your accessories, you’ll require:


  • cardboard
  • pencil/scissors
  • paint
  • paintbrushes
  • Optional additionals: thread, radiance, gitter adhesive & & craft gems
  • opening strike & & string for dangling


Time required: 40 mins.

Painted Cardboard First Accessories– How-To

  1. Eliminate your cardboard letter

    Attract your letter on an item of cardboard as well as quit. You can discover some letter themes below if you prefer to not attract your own free-hand.Child cutting letter S out of cardboard

  2. Base repaint your letter

    Repaint your letter with a skim coat of paint in the colour of your option.

  3. Attempt a special paint method

    When your skim coat has actually dried out, make your preliminary accessory special by trying out an innovative paint method. 4 step photos of kids painting cardboard letter craft

  4. Include some additionals

    Include some glimmer with craft gems or brush on a mix of clear adhesive as well as radiance, or detail your preliminary with a low-heat adhesive weapon as well as some thread.

  5. Hang it!

    Punch an opening in the top of your preliminary as well as loophole a little metal string with for hanging your accessory.

Paint splattered cardboard J outlined in yellow yarn

Had not been that simple?

I wish your youngsters take pleasure in making their repainted preliminary accessories as high as we did!

Painted Cardboard Initials on Christmas tree - horizontal

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. . . . Jackie is a mommy, better half, house day care service provider, as well as the imaginative spirit behind Satisfied Thugs. She focuses on youngsters’ crafts as well as tasks, simple dishes, as well as parenting. She started blogging in 2011, as well as today, Satisfied Thugs influences greater than 2 million moms and dads, caretakers as well as Very early Years Specialists throughout the world.

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