DIY Grinch Printable Silhouette Pictures

Last Updated: December 16, 2023

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For a quick and easy addition to your Grinch Christmas party decorations, try these simple DIY Grinch printable silhouette pictures. With our free printables, they only take 15 minutes to put together.

DIY Grinch printable silhouette pictures

I went on a bit of a Grinch Christmas decorating binge this year.

And these DIY Grinch printable silhouette pictures were one of the easy projects I made to put up on the wall above my fireplace.

They’re so simple to make, they literally take about 15 minutes of work time to put together (plus the time for the paint to dry).

Supplies

Green spray paint and wood frames

Materials

  • unfinished wood frames*
  • neon green spray paint*
  • scrap piece of cardboard or a garbage bag – something that you can get spray paint on
  • Grinch silhouette printables – you can get these from our free resource library, which is available to our newsletter subscribers (sign up below if you don’t already have access)
  • scotch tape or masking tape

Tools

  • Color printer
  • Scissors

How To Make The Pictures

1 | Paint The Frames

Wood frames spray painted green

The first step of making the Grinch silhouette pictures is to paint the frames.

Lay the frames out on a scrap piece of cardboard or a garbage bag that you can spray paint on.

Then use the green spray paint to give the frames a couple of coats of paint.

Let the paint dry for at least 2 hours.

2 | Print The Pictures

Get the silhouette pictures from the Resource Library. They’re under the “Christmas” section.

Open each picture and print it making sure it stays at its original size.

To do this:

The print settings for the DIY Grinch printable silhouette pictures
  • Open the More settings section in the left options bar.
How to make the DIY Grinch silhouette pictures print at the right size
  • Under Scale, pick the radio button with the field beside it, and make sure it says 100.

3 | Frame The DIY Grinch Printable Silhouette Pictures

Cut the pictures out along the inside of the black lines.

How to frame the DIY Grinch printable silhouette pictures

Then place the frame face down and turn the picture over.

Center the picture over the frame opening.

How to attach the picture to the frame

Use scotch tape or masking tape to attach the picture to the back of the frame.

How to hang the DIY Grinch printable silhouette pictures on the wall

Use a small nail or pin to hang the frame.

If you don’t want to make any holes, you could also try double-sided tape. I haven’t done this, but I think the frames are light enough it should work.

The framed Grinch Christmas tree silhouette picture and the tip toeing Grinch silhouette picture hanging on the wall

I arranged the pictures so that on one side there was a picture with vertical stripes on the top and horizontal stripes on the bottom.

The framed Cindy Lou Who silhouette picture and Max silhouette picture hanging on the wall

On the other side, I put the horizontal-striped picture on top and the one with vertical stripes on the bottom.

The DIY Grinch printable silhouette pictures hung on either side of a Grinch wreath.

If you are using frames with different patterns like I did, I found that putting the same frame on the top (and bottom) on both sides of my Grinch wreath made it easier to get them looking level.

And that’s all there is to it!

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This post was originally published on November 26, 2020 but was updated with new content on December 16, 2023.


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2 Comments

  1. Where did you get the frames ?

    1. Wanda Simone says:

      Hi Jackie…I bought them from Amazon. You can find them HERE.