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Q-Tip Painted Christmas Lights

Make this easy Q-tip painted Christmas lights card this holiday season! Kids will love using q-tips to paint the colorful Christmas lights. They can even use fingerprints too.

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Q-Tip Painted Lights Christmas Card

These Q-tip Christmas lights are so easy to make! Kids of all ages can do this. And you can even have them use their fingerprints for the lights instead of the Q-tips.

Add a cute saying inside the card.

Choose from one of the sayings below, or make up your own!

  • I hope your holiday season is de-lightful!
  • I love you a whole watt!
  • May your Christmas be merry and bright!
Christmas Lights Painted by Q-tip

Supplies Needed To Make a Q-Tip Painted Christmas Card

Holiday Q-Tip Painted Card

Watch the Video Tutorial Here

DIY Christmas Lights Card

How To Make A Q-Tip Painted Christmas Card

1. Fold a piece of white cardstock in half.

Fold Cardstock in Half

2. Using a black marker, draw 2 loopy lines that go across the card.

Draw String Lights with Black Marker
Add String Lights with Black Marker

For the base of the Christmas lights, add small squares along the lines with a black marker.

Add Notches to String Lights

3. Dip a Q-tip in paint and add a dot to each square.

Have a different Q-tip for each paint color so that you can easily alternate the colors of the lights.

Dip Q-tip into Paint
Paint with Q-tips on Card
Q-tip Painted String Lights on Card

4. Write a holiday message on the front of the card.

Or you can choose your own saying to put on the front of the card like “Merry & Bright”.

Add Message to Card

5. After the paint is dry, add a fun message to the inside of the card.

Use one of our light-themed suggestions above or create your own cute message!

We hope you have fun making these easy Christmas lights cards!

Q-tip Painted String Lights

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1 thought on “Q-Tip Painted Christmas Lights”

  1. Margaret L

    We have 5 grandchildren 9 and under so I like them to write out name place cards on the major holidays so this would be great for Christmas Eve table!

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