DIY Cloud Art

My previous cloud themed post inspired today’s craft project. For some reason, making these clouds put a big smile on my face. The best part about this project is that I made it reusing materials in my home. I love doing anything that doesn’t require me to go to a store and spend a lot of money on craft supplies.



  • Cardboard
  • Polyester Pillow Stuffing
  • String
  • Scrapbook Paper
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Scissors
  • Utility Knife
  • White Acrylic Paint
  • Paint Brush



1. Begin by drawing clouds on pieces of cardboard (I used an old shipping box). Make the clouds as large or as small as you want.

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2. Cut the clouds out with a utility knife.

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3. Paint the clouds white, and let them dry for a couple of hours.

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4. Gather the polyester stuffing. You can either buy a package of the stuffing, or you can do like I did and take the stuffing out of an old pillow.

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5. Pull the stuffing apart and begin gluing it on the clouds with a hot glue gun.

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6. Make raindrops for the clouds by drawing raindrop shapes on scrapbook paper. Cut them out with your scissors.

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7. Turn the clouds over and hot glue three pieces of string on the backs of the clouds.

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8. Once the glue is dry, turn the clouds over to the front side and hot glue the paper raindrops on the strings.

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9. Finally, hang the clouds on your wall. (I used thumbtacks to secure the clouds to my wall.)

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These fun clouds are going into my son’s room. I hope he likes them as much as I do!




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