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Decoupage Ideas for the Nursery

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Candy-Wrapper Decoupage

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The day after Halloween you'll probably have tons of candy left over; after you enjoy your treats, don't discard the wrappers -- you can use them in this great decoupage craft.
Materials
  • White light-switch plates
  • Candy or bubble gum wrappers
  • Iron, to remove creases from wrappers
  • Martha Stewart Crafts decoupage
  • Martha Stewart Crafts gel sealer
  • Small paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Bone folder (optional)
  • Utility knife
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Paper-Napkin Decoupage Eggs

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Brighten a clutch of undyed eggs with stylized patterns from paper napkins.
Materials
  • Raw eggs
  • Craft knife or scissors 
  • Patterned paper napkins, in white
  • Martha Stewart Crafts decoupage glue
  • Small and medium craft brushes with noncolored handles
  • Paper tags (optional)
  • Mini baskets and 3/8-inch reed handles (optional)
  • Wood filler (optional)
  • Easter grass (optional)
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Pineapple Decoupage Votives

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Oversize Botanical Decoupage Easter Eggs

Selected flower- and bird-themed artwork can transform a variety of eggs -- from naturally ...
Selected flower- and bird-themed artwork can transform a variety of eggs -- from naturally deep-green emu eggs to tinted and undyed ostrich eggs to painted wooden orbs -- into instant collectibles. These illustrations are cut from decorative papers and clip-art printouts, but color photocopies of other vintage imagery can serve equally well. The finished eggs sit atop silver-leafed wooden candlesticks.
Source:Martha Stewart Living, April 2009
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Striped Bangles

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These chunky, cheerful bangles are so simple, you can wear them the day you make them. Use a basic decoupage process to add bright tissue-paper stripes to inexpensive wooden bracelets.
Materials
  • Paper towel or rag
  • White acrylic paint
  • Unfinished wood bangles
  • Small bowls
  • Paintbrush
  • Tissue paper for stripes, cut into 3-inch-long strips (for thin bangle) and 6-inch-long strips (for thick bangle)
  • Martha Stewart Crafts decoupage
  • Craft knife
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Decoupaged Boxes

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