Painted Puzzle Map

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Two-in-one, the completion of a puzzle with family and friends doesn’t have to be the end. Reinvent this classic game and transform a puzzle into a personalized work of art! Puzzle pieces are the perfect material for mosaic home décor projects.

MATERIALS:

  • Puzzle
  • Spray paint
  • Foamboard
  • Hot glue gun
  • Hot glue sticks
  • Frame
  • Gloves
  • Respirator

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

Step 1: 

Loosely sketch the shape of your chosen geographic location onto a piece of foamboard.

Step 2: 

Spray paint your puzzle pieces in 5 different colours.

 

Step 3: 

Once the pieces have dried, glue them to the foamboard base with a hot glue gun, arranging them to correspond to different levels of elevation.

 

Step 4: 

Frame your puzzle art piece in a shadow box frame and admire your hard work. This project makes a great house warming present or gift for a homesick friend.

TIPS:

  • Wear gloves and a vapour mask when using spray paint
  • Protect work area