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Dressed Up Holiday Ornaments

Start with plain ornaments and add squiggles, swirls and whatever your heart desires with Tulip® dimensional paints. Personalize with names or monograms and watch your creativity light up your holiday tree!

For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement.

  1.      Remove caps from ornament tops.
  2.      Place skewers in opening under cap.
  3.      Stick skewer with ornament into foam brick for easy painting.
  4.      Apply dimensional paints in desired design on ornaments.
  5.      Let dry. 
  6.      Replace cap on ornament.



Elf Movie-Inspired Holiday Gift Bags

This year, give everyone on your nice list a gift wrapped in paper or a gift bag that's just as awesome as the gift! This "Elf" movie-inspired gift wrap will make the countdown to opening presents a lot more fun, especially when you include silly quotes from one of pop culture's favorite Christmas characters. Christmas is just around the corner, so grab your Puffy Paint® and get crafty!

Fabric Paint Christmas Tree Wall Canvas

Whether you don't have enough space for a real Christmas tree or you're just looking to deck the halls with cool holiday wall art, this canvas Christmas tree will definitely put you in the holiday spirit! Made with Tulip® Soft® Fabric Paint and a simple wall tapestry, you can keep it traditional or get creative with bold colors, vintage vibes and more.

Marble Painted Ornaments

Creating Christmas ornaments never gets old whether you're 5 or 50, and DIY ornaments are the perfect way to make sure your tree is always one of a kind! These marble painted ornaments are super easy to make with Tulip® Soft® Fabric Paint; use metallic colors like we did for elegant effects or get creative with your color palette and try some non-traditional combos - there's no wrong way to do it!

Personalize Christmas Stockings with Glitter Paint

Embellishing a stocking with a glittery name adds a shimmery personal touch. Create one for every family member (including Fido!) or give them as special handmade gifts. It’s super easy when you create a custom stencil from contact paper and fill in with Tulip® Dazzling Glitter Dimensional Fabric Paint! Santa will be impressed!

For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement.

  1.      Draw desired name onto contact paper with pencil.
  2.      With the craft knife carefully cut out the name to create the stencil.
  3.      Cut around the stencil carefully so that it fits the top of the stocking.
  4.      Place the stencil onto the socking. Smooth out any air bubbles.
  5.      Using desired paint color cover the entire name on the stencil. Immediately peel off stencil to reveal name. Let dry.

Glowing Jack o’ Lantern T-shirt

Say hello to Halloween this season with an eerie, yet easy-to-make glow tee! Create a stencil with your own personalized pumpkin face design. Add Tulip® Soft Fabric Paint inside the stencil openings, remove stencil and reveal your creation! Throw on the tee, turn off the lights and get your glow on!



Glow-in-the-Dark Bat High-top Sneakers

These glow-in-the-dark sneakers are so easy to make and look cool both day and night! Just add bat-shaped stickers onto shoes and then spray with Tulip® ColorShot Natural Glow Fabric Spray Paint. During the day they’ll have a subtle green hue, but then just as nocturnal animals do, the bats will make their appearance when it gets dark! Charge them up in the sun during the day and then get a mysterious glow at night!

For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement.


  1.      Stuff sneakers with paper towels or other filling material.
  2.      Use masking tape to mask off all areas of sneakers not to be painted.
  3.      Apply bat stickers randomly onto sneakers.
  4.      Working on covered work surface, spray ColorShot Glow Fabric Paint onto sneakers, applying several light coats and allowing each to dry before applying the next.
  5.      Allow to dry, and remove stickers and tape.



5 Glow-in-the-Dark Painted Pumpkin Ideas

If you're already thinking about decorating for Halloween, you are not alone! We're totally getting into a spooky state of mind around here, and one of our favorite ways to prep for Fright Night festivities is making glow-in-the-dark pumpkins. They're easy (and fun!) for all ages to create, they last longer than real pumpkins (and hey, are less messy too) and they're perfect for adding a ghoulish glow to Halloween parties, your front porch or where ever you place them! Here's a roundup of our favorite glow-in-the-dark painted pumpkin ideas for this year:

Cheshire Cat Glow T-shirt

Go mad with this glowing Cheshire cat T-shirt that’s grinning from ear to ear! Fill in the features with Tulip Glow Paint for the perfect way to light up Halloween night.

  1. Insert a large piece of cardstock inside shirt to create a stable crafting surface.
  2. Use chalk pencil to draw desired cat face onto shirt front.
  3. Use Green Glow Dimensional Paint to fill in design.
  4. Allow to dry and remove cardstock from shirt.