This hand painted Christmas Tree card is so easy to make as your family Christmas cards this year. If you are worried about outlining your hand painted Christmas Tree on the Christmas card, then try using a large stamp of a Christmas Tree.
You could also trace a Christmas tree cookie cutter.
You can hand paint in the colors on the homemade Christmas card, just like a paint by numbers.
If you are willing to try outlining your own Christmas Tree on the Christmas card, then use a Chinese bristle paint brush. These super affordable paint brushes cost about $1 and can be bought at any craft store or art supply store.
Chinese bristle paint brushes has soft long tips that write well. They feel like you are writing or drawing instead of painting.
To Make These Hand Painted Christmas Tree Christmas Cards You Will Need:
Ink Stamp cards
Chinese bristle paint brush
You can buy pre made ink stamp cards in white at the craft store as well. They are crisp and keep the ink from bleeding and blurring. These blank cards come with envelopes as well, which is perfect for mailing your homemade Christmas cards!
To get started you want to dip your Chinese bristle paint brush in some black ink.
Draw the lines of the Christmas tree on the front of the card.
While you are painting the tree, you want to make the lines different thickness, like calligraphy. The Chinese bristle paint brush will do this naturally if you press on it ad varying strengths while you paint.
Be sure to practice on some scrap paper.
If you want you can also try drawing this pattern on a piece of white paper. Now, use a sheet of graphite paper on top of the card. Place your drawing on top of the graphite paper. Trace your Christmas tree on to the card.
Discard the graphite paper and your pattern and use the paint brush to paint in the lines pf the Christmas Tree.
Let this black ink outline of the Christmas Tree on the Christmas card dry.
Use a nice ever green ink color to paint in the Christmas tree on the Christmas card.
Let all the ink dry for twenty four hours to cure.
Now, right at the top of the Christmas tree you want to use a hole punch and punch a small hole on either side of the top of the tree.
Now, from the inside slip in a yellow ribbon through each hole and tie them in a knot on the front. This is the star on top of the Christmas tree. You can also use gold ribbon.