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Lazy Mom’s Craft for Valentine’s Day

I love making artwork that captures handprints and footprints but you saw how great my last craft with Thomas went. I was a bit leary to try something similar again but I decided to just bite the bullet and go for it. Thankfully I have my trusty Pinterest board to rely on in times like these. I needed something 1) easy 2) beginner level 3) QUICK!!!  4) minimal clean up so basically nothing that required much effort. I just don’t have much effort for effort… I get an F for effort as in “Eff” this! Haha.

This craft that I chose has been pinned since Thomas was born yet I kept forgetting to try it out with him. It’s not very original or super unique as probably every parent has done this craft with their children already, but it’s original and super unique to OUR house and that is all that matters! Plus it fit all 4 of my craft criteria!

Thomas seemed excited to be doing something fun today! It helped that Daddy was standing behind me with the camera acting silly too.

I explained what we were going to do and let Thomas “practice” making his footprints.

Then we got down to business and Thomas got to give the final approval when we were done! He thought it looked great and so did I! Then we had some fun playing and goofing around because Thomas loves when Mommy acts silly!


When we were all done and ready to clean up so Mommy could do the rest of the painting, Thomas gave me a “high five” since we made such a great crafting team!


And here is our finished project! I thought it turned out really cute!


We used the following products from Target’s art section to make our craft today if you would like to try it out yourself! *Disclaimer…these are links to Target affiliate program. Clicking and purchasing will pay a commission to our blog*

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  1. You had me at “lazy mom’s craft” 😁 We actually made this outselves, love having it on the wall!

  2. Love this! We did this with Lily. I need to attempt this w Grayson. Great job!

  3. Meredith from Mommy in Leggings

    I love this! I need to find that Crayola paint! I’ve been looking for some kid friendly paints, and that’s exactly what I want! Thanks for the great ideas!

  4. homeboundbuthopeful

    This is such a cute craft idea! I love how easy it is. It looks like Thomas really enjoyed it too! Thanks for sharing.

  5. Washable Crayola paint is the best especially with a toddler. I’m glad he approves.

  6. So adorable! I love the fun you both had with this!

  7. babiestobookworms

    Aw, those pictures are adorable! What a cute craft!

  8. Five for the Road

    This is the best because I love easy crafts!! I think this is perfect for a little one. My oldest foot is almost as big as mine!

  9. Love this post! Great pics! 🙂

  10. So fun and cute! And I’m all about simple and easy and cleanable too!

  11. Adorable! I love how Target sells a few good art supplies now 🙂 I always have to check out that aisle when I go.

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