Stained glass nativity picture

5 Dec

Today’s Christmas activity was to create a stained glass picture. We love creating these types of artwork. Last Christmas we did stain glass stars and just recently we did stain glass leaves with autumnal coloured tissue paper.

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This year I wanted to create a nativity scene. I googled some images to get a few ideas and then sketched out my design. When I was happy with the picture I drew it again this time on done black card and cut it out.

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I then stuck it straight on to some contact paper and The Limpet and I decided on the best colours from our stash of tissue paper. She enjoyed ripping strips of tissue paper and then sticking them all down.

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She was also very keen to help trim off the edges at the end – I reluctantly let her!

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She was very proud of her work and keen to test out the effect on the window.

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I also think it looks pretty amazing and was actually relatively easy to make.

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3 Responses to “Stained glass nativity picture”

  1. Tammy December 5, 2012 at 9:25 pm #

    So Fun! We did almost the same activity a few days ago, great minds:) I love that your daughter used strips of tissue paper. http://www.housingaforest.com/stained-glass-nativity/

    • entertainingmonsters December 5, 2012 at 10:28 pm #

      Thank you. I actually just saw yours via pinterest and also thought how similar they were.

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