Painted Christmas Cheer Shirt


Painted Christmas Cheer Shirt

Looking for a way to spread some cheer this holiday season? Try creating these Painted Christmas Cheer shirts. This DIY clothing craft is a great way to make your own festive clothing for Christmas with just a little paint. Easy Christmas crafts like these shirts are cute homemade Christmas gift ideas. Painting t-shirts is also a fun winter craft to do with kids. They'll love being able to create something that they can wear. Spread cheer all around this holiday season with these homemade t-shirts.

Painted Christmas Cheer Shirt


  • Tulip Soft® Fabric Paint Crimson Red P
  • Tulip Soft® Fabric Paint Gold Glitter
  • Tulip Soft® Fabric Paint Holiday Green
  • Tulip® Cordless Heat Setting Tool™
  • Tulip® Glam-It-Up!™ Clear Iron-On Crystals™
  • Cutting mat
  • Paper or plastic plates or foil for palette
  • Contact paper
  • White T-shirt
  • Cosmetic sponges
  • Cardboard
  • Fine point marker
  • Craft knife
  • Pattern


  1. Wash and dry T-shirt to remove sizing; do not use fabric softener.
  2. Enlarge pattern to desired size. Place contact paper over pattern. Trace with a fine-tip marker and cut out with a craft knife over a cutting mat, leaving outside edges intact to create stencil.
  3. Insert cardboard inside shirt to prevent paint seepage to backside.
  4. Peel backing from “Christmas Cheer” stencil and use a cosmetic sponge to pounce Crimson Red Soft Fabric Paint into stencil openings. Let dry and add a second coat if necessary. Peel off stencil and let dry.
  5. Position ornament stencils around “Christmas Cheer” and fill in with Holiday Green Matte and Gold Glitter Soft Fabric Paints.
  6. Place crystals randomly around design and set in place with Cordless Heat-Setting Tool.





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How can clothes for the holidays get any cuter? I adore this shirt. I think it will work excellent for the little boys and girls in the family too. I am going to make at least a dozen of these shirts because I have such a large family, and I know the little ones will feel like a festive bunch if they are all wearing this shirt.


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