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Crafting and DIY

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Giraffe Paper Wall Portrait

Steps:9
Other Ideas:
Materials, Kids, Paper
Create a charming paper animal portrait for a child's room.
Materials
  • Colored cardstock scrapbooking paper for the background
  • Giraffe template
  • Soft pencil
  • Tracing paper
  • Scrapbooking paper, in giraffe or monkey colors
  • Craft knife
  • Nontoxic, acid-free liquid glue or glue pen
  • 1/4-inch hole punch
  • 1/16-inch hole punch
  • Xyron machine with permanent adhesive cartridge or heavy-duty spray adhesive
  • Pre-stretched 12-by-12-inch canvas
  • Double-sided acid-free tape
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Duck Step Stool

Steps:11
Other Ideas:
Clip-art crafts, Kids, Wood
This adorable duck stool is simple to make and sure to be loved.
Materials
  • Duck step stool template
  • Two 16-by-16-inch pieces of MDF (medium-density fiberboard) for duck sides
  • One 10-by-12-inch piece of 3/4-inch MDF for tread
  • Handheld drill
  • 1 1/4-inch and 1/2-inch wood screws
  • Clamps
  • Work table or two sawhorses
  • Pencil
  • 3/4-inch spade bit
  • Medium-grit sanding sponge
  • 5-inch brackets, any type
  • 1/8-inch drill bit
  • Primer
  • Glidden semigloss paint in Sunflower and Orange Slice
  • Foam brush and bristle paintbrush
  • Painters' tape
  • Behr Non-Skid paint additive
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Glam Wrap Skirt

Steps:5
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Stamped Paper Tablecloth for Summer

Steps:1
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Suminagashi Paper

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Dyeing, Paper
Materials
  •  Marbling tray, plastic kitty-litter pan, or photo tray
  • Newspaper
  • Small paintbrushes
  • Surfactant solution, such as Photo-Flo (see sources)
  • Boku Undo marbling dye (see sources)
  • Watercolor mixing tray
  • Absorbent paper, such as rice, block-printing, or charcoal papers
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Rabbit Finger-Puppet Card and Egg Cozy

Steps:11
Other Ideas:
Easter, Kids, Paper
Materials
  • Template
  • Double-sided tape
  • Craft knife
  • Scissors
  • Pink card stock
  • Pencil
  • Decorative craft paper
  • 1-inch circle craft punch
  • Bone folder
  • Floral stickers
  • Adhesive foam dots
  • Pink dressmaker's marking pencil
  • Pink permanent marker
  • Small pink pom-poms
  • Needle and white thread
  • Felt
  • Cotton ball
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