Make Bumble Bee & Butterfly Footprint Towels

Mother's day is not quite a month away and I thought it would be fun to show you a project a made a while ago as a gift for one of my son's grandmothers. I think projects like this are perfect for grandparents of little ones and what better occasion than Mother's Day to make it?

I did not write a tutorial for it because it is so simple, it really isn't necessary. Also, wrangling a toddler to make footprints and taking pictures at the same time? Ha!

I used Flour Sack Dish Towels and Tulip Soft Fabric Paint.  I made the foot prints first and then painted in the details in black.  Here are some closer pictures of each one:


  1. These are really cute; passing the link along to a new mother... Thanks

  2. can you use acrylic paint? will it wash off?

    1. It depends on what kind of acrylic paint you use. Some, like the Martha Stewart paints are fabric safe. Others wash out.


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