Wax Resist Bauble Cards

The wax in this technique resists the paint to create visually stunning designs that all ages can try. Watch the magic as the paint moves and reveals intricate patterns. Create the perfect cards for Christmas using this fun technique.

Wax Resist Bauble Cards

Skill Level


Time to Make

15 Minutes

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. Using the template cut out three baubles out of water colour paper.
  2. With a white crayon draw a design on each.
  3. With winter colours paint over the designs, you will see the wax resisting the paint, dab each dry with a tissue.
  4. Let dry then stick onto a white card using super tacky glue.
  5. Decorate the card with gold and silver dots and an outline.
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Top Tip

The watercolour needs to be quite watery so that the wax isn’t just painted over