How to Make Baby Footprints with your Hand

How to Make Baby Footprints with your Hand

Are you getting ready for a baby shower?  Or maybe you want to make a little DIY wrapping paper for a baby gift.  With this simple little trick, you’ll see how to make baby footprints without the baby!

For my project, I embellished a regular brown gift bag with some cute baby footprints for a friend of mine who recently had a sweet little girl.  And all it took was a little pink acrylic paint and my hands.

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How to Make Baby Footprints with Your Hands:

1.  Make a fist and paint the “pinky” side of your hand.

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2.  Stamp your hand on the paper bag or other surface.

 

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3.  With a pencil, mark where the little toes should go.  Keep them close to the foot.  Practicing on scrap paper can be a big help.

 

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4.  With your pinky finger, stamp the toes onto your pencil marks.  I found it helpful to dip my finger in the paint and stamp the plate to remove excess before doing the real prints.

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If you want to add some glam, add glitter while your paint is still wet.  You’ll need to do the stamping in stages, so that the non-glitter painted sections are dry.

 

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Have you tried this before?  What is your favorite way to embellish homemade wrap? 
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