Footprint Palm Tree

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Fingerprint Art, Hand and Footprint Art | Posted on 29-11-2010 | 16,108 views

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Let’s make a palm tree today 🙂

Footprint Palm Tree

Paint your foot green. It’ll be a little ticklish 😀

Print your painted foot onto a drawing paper. Paint and print. Repeat until you have the complete circle of leaves

Paint your pointer brown

Print all the way down

There, your palm tree is done. Can you smell the sea-breeze? Can you hear the waves? 😛

Handprint Reindeer

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Christmas Ideas, Craft Foam, Crafts by Materials, Festive Crafts, Hand and Footprint Art, Party Craft, Pipe Cleaner, Reindeer | Posted on 26-11-2010 | 11,094 views

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Rudolph the red nose reindeer… we’ll be making one today 😀

Handprint Reindeer

Draw the outline of your handprint on a piece of paper and cut

Use that handprint template and draw on a brown craft foam

Cut a small oval and paste as the tail

Bend some pipe cleaners and paste on the reindeer’s head. Paste other small details.

Paste googly eyes and you are done 🙂

Footprint Snowman

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Christmas Ideas, Festive Crafts, Hand and Footprint Art, Snowman | Posted on 22-11-2010 | 26,194 views

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I’m in such a joyous Christmas mood that every single thing I see reminds me of Christmas! 😀

Let’s make a footprint snowman today 🙂

Footprint Snowman

Paint your foot white. It’s gonna be ticklish! 😀

Stamp your painted foot onto a piece of dark coloured construction paper

Help the little one cut the tiny details such as the hat, scarfs, buttons, eyes and mouth.

You may use construction paper, felt or foam 🙂

Paste the tiny details

Your footprint snowman is done! 😀

P/S: I just realised the snowman doesn’t have hands! 😛

Handprint Santa

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Art Crafts, Christmas Ideas, Craft Foam, Crafts by Materials, Felt, Festive Crafts, Fingerprint Art, Hand and Footprint Art, Party Craft, Santa Claus | Posted on 15-11-2010 | 29,987 views

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We did a very interesting art piece today 🙂

Handprint Santa Claus

First paint your palm white

Stamp the painted palm onto a darker coloured paper

Paint your thumb red

Stamp the painted thumb as Santa’s nose

Paint your thumb pink

And stamp as the Santa’s cheeks 😀

Paint your thumb white and stamp as the eyes

Cut the Santa’s hat out of red felt. We use red foam as I happened to run out of felt! Improvise! 😀

Paste on some cotton too

Paste a cotton ball at the end of the hat

Paint your pointer black and stamp as Santa’s eyeball and you are done 😀

Handprint Santa – featuring cute kiddos Cavan of Life Muses and Ethel of Ling in De House

Handprint Zebra

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Hand and Footprint Art, Zebra | Posted on 12-11-2010 | 22,758 views

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It has been a while since we last did a handprint art. So let’s make a handprint zebra today 🙂

Handprint Zebra

Paint your palm white and stamp on a piece of paper

Help the little one draw/paint black stripes and the zebra is done 🙂

Handprint Corn

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Hand and Footprint Art | Posted on 01-11-2010 | 7,853 views

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I wonder if we can make corn out of a handprint?

I think we can 😀 Handprint Corn 🙂

Ethan @ 36 months

Paint your palm yellow and stamp onto a piece of paper. Oops, please redo if the paint doesn’t turn out nice 😛

Paint 3 fingers green

And stamp around the corn and you are done 🙂

Handprint Tulip

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Hand and Footprint Art | Posted on 22-10-2010 | 8,576 views

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Exactly 5 years ago on this date, I married my hubs 🙂 He gave me a beautiful imported dual colored tulip bouquet.

To celebrate our wedding anniversary today, we made this handprint tulip 😀

Handprint Tulip


Paint your palm with colors of your choice

Paint it in two tonnes for better effect

Stamp your painted palm on a piece of paper

Paint 3 fingers green

Stamp as the leaf. Repeat until you get the desired effect.

Beautiful handprint tulip 🙂

Footprint Fish

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Art Crafts, Fingerprint Art, Fish, Hand and Footprint Art | Posted on 01-10-2010 | 23,760 views

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It’s time to get ticklish again 😀 Blurp, blurp.. FISH here we come 😛

Footprint Fish


Paint your feet red or any colour of your choice and stamp onto a drawing block


Paint your pointer white and stamp as the eyes. Paint some fins and the fish is done 🙂

Footprint Chick

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Fingerprint Art, Hand and Footprint Art | Posted on 17-08-2010 | 20,596 views

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Babies are always so cute. Let’s do a baby chicken – a footprint chick today 😀

Footprint Chick

Paint your foot yellow

Stamp your painted footprint onto a drawing block

Paint 3 fingers and stamp onto the footprint as the wing

Add details and an extra HUGE googly eyes for the maximum cuteness effect 😀 You might want to paint the chick's feet orange instead of black. I regretted painting it black 🙁

Footprint Penguin

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Craft Foam, Felt, Fingerprint Art, Hand and Footprint Art, Penguin | Posted on 30-07-2010 | 108,111 views

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Painting is just so much fun! We are very happy today so let’s make a happy footprint penguin 🙂

Footprint Penguin

Paint your foot white, then outline with black

It should be something like this

Stamp your painted foot onto a piece of paper

Paint your thumb black and stamp on both sides of the penguin

Use a hole punch to punch out small circles out of black craft foam.

Dab some glue on it.

Paste as the eyes. Cut a triangle out of felt and paste as the beak.

Happy feet is done 😀

Hand and Footprint Lobster

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Art Crafts, Fingerprint Art, Hand and Footprint Art, Lobster | Posted on 23-07-2010 | 95,187 views

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Today, we are going to make a lobster out of our hand and footprint 😀


Hand and Footprint Lobster


Paint your foot red


Print your painted foot on a piece of paper


Paint your palm red


Print both of your palms as shown in the picture


Use a brush to draw a line to connect the palm to the feet


Paint your fingertip black and stamp as the eyes


Your hand and footprint lobster is done 😀

Father’s Day Handprint Card

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Corrugated Paper, Crafts by Materials, Father's Day, Hand and Footprint Art, Paper Crafts | Posted on 14-06-2010 | 17,748 views

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Father’s Day is just around the corner. Let’s make a card for dear ol’ Dad 😀


Father’s Day Card


Draw a heart on a craft foam and cut

Click here to learn how to get symmetrical heart shape


The kids with their ‘hearts’ 🙂


Draw the outline of your palm


The kids decorating and personalising their cards


Their masterpiece 🙂

Hand and Footprint Dove

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Bird, Crafts by Materials, Felt, Hand and Footprint Art, Paper Crafts | Posted on 31-05-2010 | 22,147 views

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I’ve always love dove. Let’s make a very simple hand and footprint dove today 🙂


Hand and Footprint Dove


Draw the outline of your palm on a piece of white paper


Draw the outline of your foot on a piece of white paper


Cut them out


Dot some glue on the hand cut out


Paste the hand cut out onto the foot cut out


You’ll get a flying dove 🙂


Use marker to draw a dot as the eye. Dab some glue on the dove


Paste the dove onto a piece of black sugar paper


Oh yeah, cut a beak out of a brown felt and paste. I framed up my dove and it turned out beautiful 😀

Footprint Ladybug

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Art Crafts, Fingerprint Art, Hand and Footprint Art, Insect crafts, Ladybug | Posted on 28-05-2010 | 64,399 views

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People told me ladybug is for good luck and I’ve been believing in that ever since. I can never have enough of ladybugs in my art or crafts. Thanx to Handprint and Footprint Arts, let’s do a footprint ladybug today 🙂


Footprint Ladybug


Paint your heel black


Paint the remaining 3/4 of your foot red


Nice 🙂


Stamp your painted foot onto a piece of paper


Paint your fingertip black. Dot the bug.


Paint your fingertip white and dot two eyes.


Use a thin paint brush and paint the eyes and legs and you are done 🙂

Footprint Lion

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Art Crafts, Hand and Footprint Art, Lion | Posted on 17-05-2010 | 20,834 views

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Roar!!!!!!!!! 🙂 This lion won’t scare anyone away.. Let’s do a footprint lion today 🙂

Footprint Lion. Cute? 🙂

Paint your foot brown.

Stamp it onto a piece of paper.

Paint your fingers and print it as the lion's mane 🙂

It should be something like this..

Paint a finger and print it as the tail.

Your lion is all done 🙂

Handprint Fish

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Art Crafts, Fish, Hand and Footprint Art | Posted on 10-05-2010 | 31,258 views

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Blurp Blurp… Let’s print out some fish today 🙂

Handprint Fish

Paint your palm and print on a blue piece of paper.

Paint the other palm and print. You'll have two lovey-dovey fish 🙂

Paint your fingers and print as the sea weeds.

Using a brush, draw the eye and mouth and some bubbles. You are done 🙂

Dating fish 😛

Footprint Bee

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Art Crafts, Bee, Fingerprint Art, Hand and Footprint Art, Insect crafts | Posted on 03-05-2010 | 86,239 views

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It’s been sometime since we last did a footprint art. Today, inspired by Handprint and Footprint Arts, let’s do a footprint bee 🙂

Footprint Bee

Paint your foot yellow. Unlike when he was younger, my boy finds it rather ticklish these days 😀

Stamp your painted foot onto a piece of paper.

Help your little one paint three black lines across the footprint.

Paint your finger tip white.

Print your fingertip on the bee as the eyes.

The almost completed footprint bee.

Help the little one paint the eye balls, wings and all and the bee is done 😀

Handprint Giraffe

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Art Crafts, Fingerprint Art, Giraffe, Hand and Footprint Art | Posted on 19-04-2010 | 20,115 views

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Let’s do a handprint giraffe today.

Handprint Giraffe

Paint your palm yellow and print on a piece of paper.

Dot all over with brown paint.

Use a brush and paint the tail.

Use the brush to paint the mane. Use marker to draw the eye and mouth and your giraffe is done 🙂

Handprint Flower Bouquet

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Crafts by Materials, Felt, Festive Crafts, Hand and Footprint Art, Mother's Day, Paper Crafts, Shapes | Posted on 12-04-2010 | 16,169 views

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There’s nothing a mother loves more than a handmade handprint flower bouquet from the little one. This Mother’s Day, let’s get the little tots to do something for us 😛

Mother's Day Handprint Flower Bouquet

Draw your handprint on various colour papers.

Cut them out.

Paste them onto a piece of paper; the handprint being the petals.

Arrange and paste them until they form a flower.

Cut a piece of felt as the stalk and some heart shape as the leaves. Paste them.

Done! A bouquet of handprint flowers for Mommy! Boy, he doesn't look too happy 😛 😀

Handprint Hen

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Animal Crafts, Art Crafts, Craft Foam, Crafts by Materials, Easter, Festive Crafts, Hand and Footprint Art, Rooster | Posted on 05-04-2010 | 32,626 views

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It’s a wonder what our handprint can do. Today, we’ll transform our handprint into a hen 🙂

Handprint Hen

Paint your palm white and print onto coloured paper.

Using felt and foam, decorate the hen.

You are done 🙂