Glass paints and glass painting pens are brilliant ways for children to decorate and create gifts and keepsakes for friends and family. Often the best gifts are a personalised gift from a child and encouraging the artistic streak in a child is something that any parent should be mindful of. This is why instead of buying a present for a grandparent or relative for a child to give, it can be of greater benefit to buy some craft related products and allow the child to make their own gift. This will allow the child to develop new skills. It will make the gift extra special as it is a unique present for the recipient.
One great gift could be a personally designed glass candle holder. Not everyone finds the time to relax and sometimes lighting a candle and taking some peaceful time can really help a person unwind. Using glass paints to post a unique message on the candle holder should make it one of the most personal and well received gifts your child can give to a relative. If you want to ensure that everyone feels special, helping your children to create unique gifts is a great way of doing so.
Other products that are very popular in the decorating glass range are bracelets and bangles. The ability to use glass paints has created the opportunity to make stained glass patterns and effects on the bracelets. These look rather individual and very stylish, which is extremely important for kids of all ages these days. If your child and their friends want to create a look that is very much associated with them, having the ability to create their own style of jewellery and accessories will go down extremely well.
As working with glass paints may be a little bit tricky for some younger children, there are also a range of glass paint pens which should hopefully make the process a bit simpler. This also helps to encourage sharing skills for any siblings that get bought a set of glass painting pens to use. The wide range of products available in this range should ensure that children of all ages have the ability to paint glass (or appropriate plastics) and not feel left out of any creative fun.
The glass paints pens are also very good to draw an outline on the glass to use as a guideline to show where to paint. This should allow more intricate designs and patterns to be created with the standard paints being used to fill in the gaps. It also means if you wish to write a message on a particular glass product, perhaps to give as a gift, it can be written neatly and coherently. No matter the age group of your child, or the intended final message or design, the wide selection of glass paints and pens available in the glass decoration range should be enough to satisfy the needs of youngsters of mixed ages and abilities. When choosing craft products, age suitability should be checked before purchase.