Today on the blog I’ll be sharing with you a very easy DIY Holiday Gift Idea. Who doesn’t have a ton of people on their shopping list this year?
DIY Holiday Gift Idea with a Dollar Store Tray
DIY Holiday Gift idea using A Maker’s Studio Products; paint, chalk art, stencils, stamps and sealer.
Can you believe it’s November? Have you started your holiday shopping? Why bother????
Why bother holiday shopping?
Why not just make your gifts? You don’t have to have a ton of skills to make this DIY Gift.
Paint, Stencils, Stamps and a Dollar Store tray are all you need for this DIY Gift.
As a Maker Boss for A Maker’s Studio, I get a ton of information on fun projects. I can purchase all of my supplies at a discounted price, sell the supplies and have access to a library of projects. If you are interested in working for yourself and becoming a Maker Boss, we should talk. Leave a comment below.
For this easy-peasy DIY Holiday Gift, I used a Dollar Store Tray.
The first step is to head over to your local Dollar Store and purchase either the metal chargers or trays. I bought a dozen of each. I have plenty of gift giving and when the gifts are inexpensive, I tend to over-gift.
Once you have selected a tray, paint it with a dark color. I kept the edges unpainted. I used A Maker’s Studio Rescue and Restore Paint in Bold Prayers. It is a beautiful color. I also used the Specialty Triangle brush because it helped me to get around the edges of the tray.
Once the paint dried, which is about 30 minutes to one hour you can then begin stenciling. I like to use the Adhesive Stencils in Alphabet 1 with the Chalk Art color that is red. It is called Love is.
Adhesive Stencils are made of a mesh material and have a sticky side. They are so easy to use. Clean up is just soap and water.
Once the stenciling is complete you can then start stamping.
The Adhesive Stamps come in a variety of styles. This pack I purchased was the Vintage Icons. They can be purchased on my website at this link here.
Adhesive Stamps, like the Adhesive Stencils can be cleaned with soap and water.
Once you have completed the whole project, I’d give it a couple hours or even overnight to dry. You should seal it with A Maker’s Studio Matte Sealer to protect your design.
A Maker’s Studio has made it super easy to purchase craft projects to make for all your friends on your shopping list. Do you love Crafting A Beautiful Life? Purchase one today at this link and Enjoy the Bragging Rights. In additional, you’ll have an extra stencil and some chalk art to last for a couple more projects. The package comes with one surface, but you can always purchase more on the site, or head over to your local Dollar Store.
If you are interested in seeing more about A Maker’s Studio, check out my post, “Restoring Thrift Sore Items Day One.” It is a the first of a five video series/blog post. You can also go directly to my You Tube channel “Cynthia Nessel Create With Cynthia” to see the videos and find more DIY Holiday Gift projects.
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