Did you know you can use washable tempera paint to create the look of “stained glass” on your windows? A few days ago my six-year-old daughter and I painted the front windows of our playroom, something we have wanted to do for a while now. (*Bonus, it blocks out people passing by from being able to see in!) We are so very happy with the results, I hope you love our stained glass art as much as we do!
Adding the final touches!
Inside the window before and after the tape removal
For the two long windows, I taped stencils to the outside of each pane. I used a black acrylic paint pen to trace the stencil, then used colored acrylic paint pens and tempera paint to colorize the pictures, free handing the extra details. Please note: if your windows are tinted do not use acrylic paint as you will need to use a razor to scrape off when ready to remove.
With most everyone being quarantined right now due to COVID-19, many people in our neighborhood are putting teddy bears in their windows for when families are on walks with their kids they can go on a “bear hunt”. So, of course, I had to paint a teddy bear in our window. 🙂
Isn’t it lovely!
Check out the windows at night from the outside!
My friend Becca gave me permission to share her home windows that she painted, with an important message “Save Lives Stay Home” <3
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