You don’t need much to make a handprint – just a little paint and your own palm. It’s such a simple form of art but handprints are one of the most personalized and beautiful decorations. They’re especially loved by kids, because they always love an excuse to get their hands messy! Here are some joyful DIY ideas to decorate with handprints!
1. Father’s Day Handprint Gift
Kids definitely love getting gifts, but they also love to be involved in making them! Before the next Father’s Day rolls around, help them make this beautiful handprint gift that’s going to make daddy so very proud! You can find all the details at Live Craft Love.
2. Handprint Keychain
If you’re always losing your keys, you’re in a serious need of a memorable keychain that you’ll always be able to spot from a mile away. It’s even better if it has a sentimental value, because you’ll be sure to keep an extra eye on it! We think the handprint keychain by Grey House Harbor is the best choice!
3. Handprint Coasters
Can’t get your kids to use coasters no matter what? It’s time to get creative – literally! Challenge them to help you make handprint coasters as seen at Dwelling in Happiness and watch how excited they’ll be every time they get to use them after that!
4. Handprint Jellyfish Art
A handprint can be a great starting point for an artistic creation. When you turn it upside down and add some eyes it can resemble a super adorable jellyfish! If this sounds like something you’d like to try with your kids, Made to be a Momma shares the tutorial.
5. Handprint Mug
We all have that one mug that is totally plain and every time we drink from it we wish it had some more decoration! You don’t have to break out all of your crafting materials for this one, because you’ll only need the artwork of your own handprint. See the whole process at Life as Mama!
6. Handprint Wall Sign
Being a part of a big family means you’ll sometimes have to fight for your individuality to be seen. We can’t think of a better way to celebrate every single family member and give them their honorary place than with this big handprint wall sign we found at The Idea Room!
7. Handprint Tote Bags
Tote bags are easily one of the most functional accessories! They are very spacious and totally chic! Buying a few completely white and undecorated tote bags is a great budgeting hack because you can let your kids release their creativity all over them! See the behind-the-scenes at Nifty Mom!
8. Handprint Butterfly
Butterflies are all about transformation and changing. If you’re currently trying to teach your kids a lesson about the cycles of life or maybe they’re just in awe of butterflies because of their appearance, check out this unique DIY handprint butterfly shared by I Heart Crafty Things!
9. Mother’s Day Handprint Gift
It’s not just the dads that can enjoy getting a special handprint gift from their little ones – thanks to the tutorial we found at Little Family Fun, moms can get a beautiful handprint gift as well! Dearest dads, now it’s up to you to organize crafting time with the kids and surprise mommy with the end result!
10. Handprint Ornament
Every year we collect a ton of ideas for various ornaments that you can hang on your Christmas tree, but perhaps none of them are as one-of-a-kind as your little one’s handprint. You can even make one ornament each year to see how their palm grows over the years! Get all the details at Sincerely Jean.
11. Metallic Handprints
If you’re planning to use the handprints as wall art, to bring some personalized decoration into your living space, opting for metallic tones is a great idea. It’s a sure-fire way to give the handprints a modern and glamorous appearance! Make Life Lovely will guide you through the process.
12. Handprint Spider
A lot of kids are afraid of spiders and if that’s your little one as well, perhaps you can introduce them to the little creature in a friendlier and more artistic way by creating together with them this handprint spider art! It’s a quick and simple project, brought to you by The Nerd’s Wife!
13. Sand Clay Handprints
Do your kids love the beach and all things coastal? Maybe even your home could use one or two coastal decor pieces that would remind you of the seaside all throughout the year! The Imagination Tree shares the tutorial for sand clay handprints that the whole family can do together!