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The Easiest Way to Make Ridiculously Cool Puffy Paint Window Clings

window-clings-window-FB Every holiday I snap up a little packet of dumb gooey window clings from Target and lament the fact that there are hardly any in there. And then I start to think about how much they cost to make in China, and then I laugh at how foolish I am to spend so much money on them. Then I toss them in the cart along with the 13 other things I don’t need from Target, and shimmy on home.

Beckett LOVES these things. He arranges them, rearranges them, uses them in giant epic battles across the sliding glass door, and makes them talk to him.

Fen showed me at one point that you could make puffy paint window clings, and she made a bunch to go onto this little plastic train case she had to store her nail polishes.

How awesome and kid-crafty is that above sentence?

Want to know the best and easiest way to make these? It’s so easy, so easy, so easy. Like Sunday morning.

FLower puffy paint window clings - tips on how to make them

First of all, DON’T use wax paper. This stuff sticks to the wax paper and will cause much anger.

Grab a plastic Ziploc-like storage bag. I used a freezer bag for extra weight, and slipped a white piece of paper inside just so I wouldn’t be looking at my brown table underneath the clings. You can also draw shapes on the paper if you want guides for your drawing.

How to make puffy paint window clings

Use bottles of fabric puffy paint, and draw on the bag with them. Warning: they will fart and splatter paint around, but you can gently corral the paint back to where it belongs with your fingernail or a credit card or something. It helps to shake the paint to the tip end of the bottle frequently.

Aren’t these colors of puffy paint great? They’re all neon and bright. They look great with the sun glowing through them. I made some flowers to celebrate Spring beautiful Spring, and then I started making little bullseye-shapes, because I LOVE THEM.

DIY window clings using puffy paint. The possibilities are endless.

Look at all the color combinations! The shapes that are both dots AND stripes! The bendy tactility of the plastic paint. This is when I got excited and couldn’t stop squirting paint out until I used up all of the bottles.

Flower DIY window clings using puffy paint

Play around and see what sorts of shapes ooze out of your subconscious, and please share them with me on Facebook or you can #Craftwhack on Instagram or Twitter.

What do you think?

Written by Joanne Gonzales

Joanne Gonzales has a passion for getting creative. Whether she is making personalized DIY gifts or taking part in larger arts and crafts projects, she puts her all into making new and beautiful things.

She lives with a group of close friends and believes in the natural way of life. Joanne has built an outdoor arts and crafts gallery that overlooks the countryside in her hometown, which is where all of her creations come to life.

Art started off as a hobby, but over time Joanne has mastered her skills and sold some of her favorite pieces. She works full time as a florist and has done for many years. It helps keep her creative juices flowing and she hopes to one day open her own florist shop with a twist.


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