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25 mins

A beautiful customized project using an easy profile technique!
This personalized art piece is a beautiful conversation starter as well as a thoughtful present.

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  • How to make silhouette art. Diy Custom Profile Art Work  - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your supplies.

  • How to make silhouette art. Diy Custom Profile Art Work  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Print out your profile(s) on a regular sheet of printer paper.

  • How to make silhouette art. Diy Custom Profile Art Work  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Trace the profiles out as precisely as possible (easy results come from against a glass window).

  • How to make silhouette art. Diy Custom Profile Art Work  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut them out so they have straight edges on the bottom.

  • How to make silhouette art. Diy Custom Profile Art Work  - Step 5
    Step 5

    Paint the profiles whatever color you want and let them dry for 10 minutes.

  • How to make silhouette art. Diy Custom Profile Art Work  - Step 6
    Step 6

    Once dry, glue them to the square sheets of paper in any position.

  • How to make silhouette art. Diy Custom Profile Art Work  - Step 7
    Step 7

    This is where you can get crafty and decide what decorations you want to add. We used Gold Sharpie, blue and purple Le Pens, and fake hydrangea flower petals. Then, you are all done and now have a beautiful handmade art piece! :)

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