Homemade Puffy Paint Takes Only 3 Ingredients

Homemade Puffy Paint

Need some puffy paint for your paper crafting but don’t want to spring for the possibly toxic store-bought stuff? Make your own at home!

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Puffy paint is so much fun to use and gives your paper crafting a fun extra dimension. In the video below, Dazzle DIY shows you how to make puffy paint from scratch. She also created a video tutorial that uses her homemade puffy paint, and that is below toe puffy paint how-to.

Homemade Puffy Paint

To make your own puffy paint, you will need:

+ white glue

+ shaving cream – choose one that doesn’t contain toxic ingredients

+ food coloring or acrylic paint


I love that she stores them in reclaimed glue containers, don’t you?

Homemade Puffy Paint Spring Journal

Want a project to use your pretty, homemade puffy paint? Dazzle DIY has you covered there too with this puffy paint spring journal:


How fun is that? I love that you can choose less toxic ingredients and a reusable container for these homemade puffy paints. And, of course, you can mix up custom colors for extra super duper fun. What will you make with your homemade puffy paint?

images: screenshots from homemade puffy paint video

Written by Becky Striepe

My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .


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