Review of Jacquard Hoop Painting Fun Bag

We love, love, love art projects at my house. The best kind of projects, in my opinion, are the ones that come packaged in a kit with everything you need to make the project. We recently did a few projects with the Hoop-Painting Fun Bag from Jacquard with my daughter, and we had a blast!

First, this kit is suitable for any child over age 3. The paints are water-based and everything is non-toxic and CPSIA-compliant, so there is little to fear. I wasn't in the mood to stand over my impatient 6-year-old, however, so I did the project with my 11-year-old.

Here she is wetting the silk hoop with water to prep it for the paint:

Then she applied the paint directly onto the hoop:

Then we stuck various materials on the wet paint (feathers worked well) and sprinkled it all lightly with the included salt.

After setting it in the sun to dry (which took awhile because it was cloudy), we had a very cool looking display!

Here is her favorite project of the three that we did (just paint and salt -- very easy.)

The very cool kit can make various different projects, and comes with 3 silk hoops, 2 brushes, salt, 3 colors of paint, and special metallic resist paint. Available for just $13.99, you can can learn about it at

Wanna win? We have one fun bag to give away to a lucky winner! Just visit the Jacquard website and let us know what other product looks cool! We'll randomly pick a comment to win. You have until October 19th at 11:59 pm CST to get your entries in. (One entry per person, please.)

Giveaways are subject to complete site rules. (Be sure to give us a way to reach you if you win, and remember that we will never use your email or contact info for anything other than to send your prize.) Good luck, and be sure to check out all of our other giveaways!

*Sample was received for this review.


  1. the tie dye shirt looks set cool

  2. I like the tie dye shirt kit as well. I tie dyed t-shirts in camp as a kid so I guess I'm partial.


  3. I like the Jacquard Indigo Tye Dye kit. Thank you.

  4. The tie dye kit looks fun

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  5. The Rustica Ornaments
    with Pearl Ex Stamp Pads look fun!

  6. The Magic Touch Painting looks like something that I (artistically challenged!) and my 5 year old granddaughter could work on together!!

  7. The Indigo dye kit looks neat.

  8. I like the Indigo Dye Kit.


  9. I also like the Tie Dye Kit. Thank you


  10. i like the Funky Groovy Tie Dye Kit

  11. Jacquard Marbling Starter Kit :)

  12. I like the Jacquard Indigo Tye Dye kit. crafting rocks!

  13. I would like the the tie dye shirt.

  14. The Silk Colors Kit looks very nice!


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