Stenciled sidewalk chalk Christmas lights

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Looking for a new idea that everyone in your family will like doing together outside?

This is certainly one of my personal favorite methods for getting some outdoors with my three kids, while being creative and creating something beautiful for our neighbors.

Creating mosaic chalk art is truly easy, and only requires two supplies and is a superb creative outlet. Additionally it is really calming (which is something all of us need right now in the world.)

Additionally it is an attractive way to fairly share messages and symbols of love and kindness along with your neighbors.

The response we’ve gotten to date for the giant mosaic chalk heart we placed on our garage has inspired my kids to consider up new ideas for our other two garage doors!

This is a pretty straight-forward art project that won’t require many supplies, and likely you already ask them to in your home.

Here’s what you’ll have to get started:

Painter’s tape (a 1.88 inch painter’s tape gives you smaller lines, a 3-inch painter’s tape was utilized in the picture shown so that your lines are bigger and spaced out more.) Don’t worry, this won’t remove paint or leave chaos on your painted surfaces, Sidewalk chalk in a number of colors, Bandana if you do not want to breathe in the chalk in the air while you’re filling out the spaces (optional), Arm strength

Where you choose to place your chalk mosaic is important. You are able to wear it the sidewalk or your driveway, but would you like others to notice it?

If you do want to talk about the sweetness of one’s art with others, simply choose a spot on your garage (like we did in the picture) or the medial side of your property that’s within view of your street or you’ll see in the backyard when you yourself have guests over.

Painter’s tape will stick better on top of your property or garage too, with respect to the type of ground you’re working with.

Find a design you want and begin to outline it with the tape. You may need to help keep your pieces short so you can build in curves and roundness since painter’s tape is straight. Once you’ve finished the outline of one’s design, begin to run pieces through the middle to produce various sized and shaped areas. A combination of big and small spread evenly through the design can give it balance. Once you are feeling you’ve finished your taping, it’s time and energy to start the fun part – filling it in with color!

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Fill in each space on your design, alternating colors and ensuring there’s no spots that may be seen through the chalk. The better and thicker the coverage, the more your design will pop when the tape comes off! You may need to color the most truly effective pieces of the mosaic with respect to the height of your kids, but why shouldn’t Mom and Dad get in the fun, too!

Once all of the spaces have been filled completely with chalk, it’s time to take the tape off. Gently peel the tape off, going slow (although it’s not messy like paint and that you don’t risk smearing anything), until all of the tape has been removed. Then, stand back and admire the beautiful artwork you simply created.

When you’re ready to try it again, or consider a brand new design, simply spray it with a line to obtain the chalk off and let it dry.

Here’s the style we created on our garage door, below. It’s a huge heart. My kids have received so many compliments about how precisely wonderful it looks, but additionally, how touched individuals who are on walks through our neighborhood find the symbol in now of what our world is faced with.

Sidewalk art is just a fun and creative way to create art and be outside.Summer, weekends and school breaks are great times for children to be able to build critical thinking skills and problem-solving techniques, while doing something fun and engaging like making art. As kids get bored, because they often claim to accomplish, below are a few exciting methods to take part in the arts in an outdoor environment. You, too, will get in your knees and participate in the fun!

Many companies make sidewalk chalk products. I have found the most effective color coverage to be with Crayola products. Crayola’s products are non-toxic, easy to scrub off an outside surface and made for children. Here certainly are a few great ones.

These items are available at most major retailers as well as online. As well as the old-school colored chalk, there are products which are new and innovative as well.

Make sidewalk paint

Want to save lots of money and create your personal materials? You can mix up a portion of sidewalk paint with items you might have at home. Listed here is a great recipe for sidewalk paint that will inspire the young and old.

Homemade sidewalk paint

½ cup of water, ½ cup of cornstarch, Approximately 12 drops of food coloring — this is often adjusted to reach desired color

Jar with a lid, Paint brushes, foam brushes or sponges, Mix all ingedients into a closed jar and shake well. You may make several colors in this manner, using individual jars.

If the paint appears dry, add several more drops of water.

These stenciled Christmas chalk lights are so easy to make and the effect is SO COOL! It looks like the light bulbs are glowing in the dark!

About Dayana Melton

Dayana Melton
Hello my name is Dayana Melton. I have been working on chalk art for a long time. I will try to explain and show you the experiences I have been working on in chalk art for a long time. If you have any suggestions or questions, you can write to me from the contact section.

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