What Is Diamond Painting?
Diamond Painting How To Guide
Diamond Painting is a combination of cross-stitch, embroidery and paint by numbers. You will receive a sticky canvas with a color guide that provides a map to placing colored beads on to a sticky canvas using a stylus pen.
How To Guide With Step-By-Step Diamond Painting Instructions
Remove all items from the package and lay out and secure the canvas to a flat surface. Do not remove the clear covering. You will remove this is sections as you work, most people will work from the corners, you want to cover the canvas back up after you are done working on the project until all sections are finished.
Choose a section on the canvas get started with. Usually a large section of one color is best to get started with. Picking a corner area is a good place to start.
Place the diamonds represented in the color guide for that section into the included tray. If you are using square diamonds, the flat side will be applied to the sticky section of the canvas. So you can shake them around on the tray till they are right side up.
Dip the tip of the applicator in the wax, typically this is done by pressing the tip of the stylus into the side of the red square of wax. This will help you pick up the diamonds to paint with.
Press the tip of the applicator tool on the rounded side of the diamond, with the flat side being placed on to the sticky canvas.
Peel back the section of the plastic film and carefully press the diamond onto its corresponding symbol. Diamonds typically fill up the entire color coded square and you will want to try and keep your lines straight.
Continue to paint with diamonds until the entire canvas is covered with the provided diamonds!