Brit + Co Guides Logo

How to create a valentine's day fingerprint tree

Create a Valentine's Day Fingerprint Tree

28
STEPS
TOOLS
First, gather your supplies.

First, gather your supplies.

Add a small dab of brown paint to the paper plate.

Add a small dab of brown paint to the paper plate.

Now, start with the thin brush, making a wide area near the bottom of the canvas then make the bottom of the trunk and continue to where the trunk splits. Now start adding the branches in.

Now, start with the thin brush, making a wide area near the bottom of the canvas then make the bottom of the trunk and continue to where the trunk splits. Now start adding the branches in.

This is what my bear tree looks like. You can see how the branches don't just end, they slim down and then come to a point. Try to make them as realistic as you can. Now let it dry!

This is what my bear tree looks like. You can see how the branches don't just end, they slim down and then come to a point. Try to make them as realistic as you can. Now let it dry!

No dab the other paints onto the plate. Dip your finger in the paint and then tap off the excess.

No dab the other paints onto the plate. Dip your finger in the paint and then tap off the excess.

Tap around the tree in the lighter colors then go to the darker. Put the fingerprints in a heart shape on the tree. Wipe off the paint when you move to a different color on a cloth.

Tap around the tree in the lighter colors then go to the darker. Put the fingerprints in a heart shape on the tree. Wipe off the paint when you move to a different color on a cloth.

This is the finished product!! It only took me 20 mins. and costs around $8 to make!! I'm giving it to my mom for valentines day!! Hope you enjoyed ❤️

  • Canvas
  • Pink red light purple purple and brown paint
  • Thin paintbrush
  • Towel
  • Paper plate
  • Finger (obviously)
  • Pencil