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18 Techniques to Make Personalized Kids Art

By ashleyhackshaw |

Need some artwork for your kid’s room or maybe for a baby shower gift? Handmade gifts are extra special and you can add lots of hidden messages and special symbols within these paintings. I’ve made all of these pieces using step-by-step techniques that you can easily do yourself!

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I promise you can’t mess this up … all you need are the right supplies and a little patience. I try to use all different types of experimenting and layering when I’m making a new piece of art.  Here are a few ideas for making your own:

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18 Techniques to Make Personalized Kid's Art

Spray Paint

Make an interesting background using spray paint and a stencil.
Click here to see examples of this technique and a tutorial.


Get more inspiration: view all of the nursery art I’ve made by clicking here!





About ashleyhackshaw



Ashley Hackshaw is the editor, designer, and DIYer behind the wildly popular Lil Blue Boo. She runs the successful Lil Blue Boo clothing line, clothing pattern line and DIY website, and she’s written The Cancer Chronicles, a detailed journey of her battle with a rare cancer Choriocarcinoma, intertwined with her creative lifestyle. Ashley also writes daily for Babble Home. Read bio and latest posts → Read Ashley's latest posts →

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One thought on “18 Techniques to Make Personalized Kids Art

  1. Christina P says:

    Lots of awesome painting techniques! Thanks for sharing! The layer look is really cool!

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