This adorable animal collage has a charming vintage twist and is perfect for a child's bedroom or playroom.
Tools and Materials
Owl or elephant template
Assorted papers such as maps, bills, wrapping paper, book pages, wallpaper swatches, etc.
8-by-8-inch art board
If you're interested in making the French bulldog collage that artist Lorena Siminovich gave to Martha, print the following PDFs: French Bulldog 1, French Bulldog 2, and French Bulldog 3.
Petit Animal Collage How-To
1. Print owl or elephant template. Clip each template shape to a piece of decorative paper and cut out along lines.
2. Using the assembly key as a guide, adhere shapes to art board with Mod Podge, being sure to brush Mod Podge under and over the paper. Tip: To remove air bubbles, pierce with a pushpin and smooth.
3. Set aside until dry to the touch, and then finish with two additional coats of Mod Podge.
Special thanks to artist Lorena Siminovich (petitcollage.com) for sharing this beautiful craft. For more information on the 7 3/4-by-7 3/4-inch board used in this craft, which was given to the studio audience, visit art-boards.com. Special thanks to Plaid Enterprises for giving the studio audience a bottle of Matte Mod Podge. Special thanks to Chronicle Books for giving the members of the studio audience note cards.
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