Thursday, November 9, 2017

DIY Modern Sand Art Decor

Craft like a kid again with this modern sand art craft idea!

Some of my favorite craft projects are the ones that remind me of the things I made as a kid. This DIY sand art that I made for Oriental Trading's Fun365.com site is one of those projects. 

When my sister and I were young we loved creating "sand art", although for our version we used table salt colored with food coloring! We would fill any empty bottles we could find with layers of "sand" and a little glitter. Check out one of our original sand art pieces circa 1990, and read on for how to make this modern version worthy of displaying in your living room.


Create frame-worthy sand art with this fun technique!

For this project I started with a really fun craft supply called a sticky board. Never used one? Well, now's the time! You just peel off the backing and pour sand onto the sticky surface, making any design you want. Just shake off the excess. These boards work with glitter too!

Such a fun sand art craft - turn it into framed modern wall art!

I created a set of four coordinating pieces of art with color-blocked frames for one-of-a-kind wall art. I had so much fun with this project. It's a great one to get the kids involved with too!

Such a fun sand art craft - turn it into framed modern wall art!

Head to Oriental Trading's Fun365.com site for the step-by-step sand art tutorial and a full list of supplies!
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