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Project

Seashell and Pebble Sprayed Stationery

Decorate stationery, postcards, or a travel journal using tokens collected on a recent trip.

Introduction

For this craft, use card stock or other thick paper; it's less likely to warp.

Materials

  • Seashells and/or pebbles
  • Water
  • Paint
  • Small spray bottle

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Cover your work surface.

  2. Step 2

    Add 1 teaspoon acrylic paint to a small spray bottle. Fill halfway with water; shake to mix. (For a more translucent solution, add more water.)

  3. Step 3

    Arrange shells or pebbles on note cards or another paper item.

  4. Step 4

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    Spray paint mixture over shells or pebbles. Let dry for about 30 minutes before lifting objects.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, June 2009