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Memorykeeping

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Sitting Pretties

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These figures are created on metal roof flashing with collage fabric and paint. Once folded, they can sit on a mantle or bookshelf. This is a unique and whimsical way to display your family photos.
Materials
  • Lightweight metal roof flashing (.0101 ga)
  • Matte gel medium
  • Ink pen
  • Colored markers
  • Fabric
  • Extra trims: rickrack, ribbon, buttons, etc.
  • Tracing paper
  • Pencils
  • Aqua acrylic paint
  • Cream acrylic paint
  • Scissors
  • Paintbrushes
  • Sandpaper
  • Paper towels
  • Water
  • Sanding sticks
  • Sitting Pretties template
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Create a Photo Gallery Template

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Specimen Box

Steps:3
Specimen boxes can evoke natural settings. A selection of sea-worn clamshells or pressed leaves makes a simple, beautiful display. Sea glass, driftwood, a vintage postcard, and a map can re-create a journey to coastal Maine.
Materials
  • Sturdy gift box with lid
  • Glass cut to fit inside box lid
  • Utility knife
  • Fine sandpaper
  • Scissors
  • Map or decorative paper
  • Spray adhesive
  • Bone folder
  • Contact cement
  • Sheet of colored paper
  • Craft glue or museum wax
  • Jewelry boxes (optional)
  • Paper label (optional)
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Letter Photo Mat

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Memorabilia Tins

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