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Project

Child's Coat Hook Craft

Kids will always have a place to hang their coats with these adorable, personalized hooks.

Materials

  • 8-inch-round plaque
  • White acrylic paint
  • Large map or atlas
  • Color photocopier
  • Double Tack double-sided adhesive
  • Brayer or bone folder
  • Craft knife
  • Circle cutter or 8-inch plate
  • Adhesive roller or double-sided tape
  • Pre-made chipboard letter, or mat board and colored paper
  • Dremel stylus with 1/32-inch drill bit
  • Hammer
  • Finishing tacks
  • Hook hardware
  • Flush mount hanging hardware

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Paint edge of plaque with white acrylic paint.

  2. Step 2

    Photocopy a map or atlas. Remove protective paper from Double Tack and place copy of map on revealed adhesive. Rub the map with a brayer or bone folder to transfer adhesive to back of map.

  3. Step 3

    Cut around outside of circle cutter or plate to cut an 8-inch circle from the map. Peel the protective paper from the back of the map, and adhere to plaque. Press and smooth the map with a brayer or bone folder to secure completely.

  4. Step 4

    If you are not using a pre-made chipboard letter, print a 3-inch letter in a favorite font. Trace and cut letter from mat board. If desired, adhere a piece of colored paper to the mat board before cutting out the letter.

  5. Step 5

    Place the letter on the plaque and temporarily tack in place with adhesive roller or piece of double-sided tape.

  6. Step 6

    Attach a hook or set of hooks below the letter. Attach hanging hardware to back of plaque, and hang on wall.

Source
The Martha Stewart Show, March 2010

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