Bejeweled Cross

bejeweledcross A quick and easy faith-based craft that is also great for Vacation Bible School (VBS).


  • To make a wooden cross into a jeweled wall hanging

Before You Start: Gather materials: hanging wooden crosses, Liquid Watercolor™ paints, paintbrushes, rhinestones and/or self-adhesive gems, tipped lacing cord, assorted beads, glue and paper towels.

Let's Get Started! Step 1. Using Colorations® Liquid Watercolor and brushes, dye the wooden cross whatever colors the children like.

Step 2. Pat dry with a paper towel.

Step 3. Using gem stones and self adhesive jewels, children can decorate their cross.

Step 4. To make the hanging cord, use tipped colored cord. Start stringing wood beads, metallic pony beads and glow-in-the-dark beads on the cord and tie a knot at the top.

Furthermore: This activity does not take any drying time and can be completed at one time or spaced out for two days.

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