How To Make Stained Glass Suncatcher

by | Mar 30, 2022 | DIY, Life Hacks

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We’ve all seen how much fun kids have making suncatchers. As a result, we’ve put together this tutorial on how to make a stained glass suncatcher. This awesome suncatcher project is especially cool because it resembles stained glass.

Suncatchers, like dreamcatchers, are a source of delight for children. Consider sitting in your room and observing the shadows and light of the sun. Wow, that sounds fantastic. Why not hang a suncatcher from your window?

As it’s quite evident that children adore making suncatchers. There’s something incredibly exciting about seeing your finished artwork up in the window, allowing all of the sunlight to shine through. So without any delay, read this guide and learn a new thing.


To make a beautiful suncatcher, you’ll have to collect all these supplies.


  • Ruler
  • Scissors


  • Inkjet transparencies
  • Scotch tape
  • Highlighters
  • Glue
  • Double-sided tape
  • Construction paper
  • Black Marker

Steps To Make Stained Glass Suncatcher

Now that you have all these materials follow the steps and make your stained glass suncatcher.

Step 1: Cut the inkjet sheets to the desired size for your suncatcher. There’s a rough side to your transparency and a smooth side to it. Apply a few strips of tape on the smooth side to face up.

Work on inkjet sheets

Step 2: Draw multiple intersecting lines across your artwork with your black Sharpie and ruler to make it look like stained glass. You’ll make sure that the lines are not too close. Or else your sheet will look messy.

Draw lines

Step 3: Make sure the rough side of your transparency is facing up. Then color in the regions formed by the intersecting lines using your highlighters. Try using colors that look good together. Then Allow time for it to dry.

Fill the inside portion

Step 4: Cut a frame out of construction paper and stick it to your artwork with double-sided tape or glue. Cover your frame with glass. Also, your frame is ready to go. Now you can easily hang them on your windows.

Stained glass suncatcher


While making your stained glass catcher, you’ll to make sure of these things:

  • Draw on inkjet paper carefully.
  • Fill the color nicely, or it’ll look messy. Use the color suggested in the images.
  • Make the border carefully so that it will look more beautiful.

Well, now that you know how to make a stained glass suncatcher, go and try it on your own. And once it’s ready, hang them on your windows.


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