How to diamond paint

Diamond painting is a fun and easy craft that involves placing tiny resin "diamonds" onto a canvas to create a sparkling and colorful design. If you're new to diamond painting, here's how to get started:

Materials Needed

  • Diamond painting kit
  • Canvas
  • Diamonds
  • Pen tool


  1. Start by selecting a diamond painting kit that you like. There are many designs and sizes available, so choose one that fits your skill level and preferences.
  2. Open the kit and lay out all of the materials. Make sure you have everything you need before you get started.
  3. Peel back a small section of the protective film on the canvas to expose the sticky surface.
  4. Pour a small amount of diamonds into the tray.
  5. Dip the pen tool into the wax, which will help the diamonds stick to the pen.
  6. Pick up a diamond with the pen tool and place it onto the corresponding symbol on the canvas.
  7. Repeat steps 4-6 until you have completed the entire design.
  8. Once you have finished, you can frame your diamond painting or use it to create a decorative item.

Tips for Diamond Painting

  • Start with a simple design if you are new to diamond painting.
  • Organize your diamonds by color to make it easier to find the colors you need.
  • Make sure to keep your diamonds in the tray to avoid losing them.
  • Use a magnifying glass or light box to help you see the small details of the design more clearly.
  • Be patient and take your time, especially when working on intricate details.


Diamond painting is a fun and addictive craft that allows you to create beautiful and sparkly designs with just a few simple materials. By following these basic steps, you can get started with diamond painting and create your own unique and beautiful designs.

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