Hand print birthday cake

I just love the way a hand print can be made into anything you want it to. Yesterday Daddy celebrated surviving another year of being a father of two so we thought we would make him a very special card.

hand print paintingWe carefully painted the palm of the toddlers hand one colour and each finger a different colour to represent a birthday cake and candles. It was actually quite easy and fun, until I turned my back and the toddler started dipping his fingers into the paint pots! Fortunately we had two beautiful hand prints drying so it didn’t matter :)

After the hand print had dried I drew flames at the top of each finger. Then we added some glitter, just to make the outline of the cake clear, and added a cake band.

Daddy loved it and the toddler was very proud of his work.

hand print birthday cake

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4 Responses to Hand print birthday cake

  1. What a great idea for a birthday card! Love it!
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  2. Such a cute idea!
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