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Mermaid Fish Scales Papercraft Wall Art DIY

Mermaid Fish Scales Papercraft Wall Art DIY Mermaid scales are iridescent, shimmery and beautiful! Mermaids, fish and nautical themes are perfect for home decor or parties. You can make your own gorgeous piece of art easily. Great for a piece to hang on the wall, perfect for a backdrop for a birthday party or fun scaled down for a card!   Papercrafts are my favorite because they are so inexpensive. I love making things with paper that look expensive and chic. This amazing mermaid scale wall canvas is easy to make, takes just a few supplies and looks fantastic. The different shades of blues, the glitter paper and the iridescent shimmer make this mermaid scale wall art the perfect home decor or party decoration.   Supplies for Mermaid Wall Art: (affiliate links) 16 by 20 stretched canvas 7 shades of blue paper (2 of each color) 1 sheet of glitter paper  Iridescent cellophane  2 inch paper punch Hot glue/gun    Punch circles out of your papers. With o

How to Make a Notepad with Mod Podge

How to Make a Notepad with Mod Podge Make your own notepads to keep lists, memos and to-do's organized using paper and Mod Podge. I always have several notepads on my desk for checklists and notes. I have the worst memory these days, so notepads are crucial.  Yes, sometimes I use my phone, but I have a very visual memory and can remember things better if I physically write it down. What about you? Do you use notepads? When I was little I loved note pads. I especially loved to make flip books, so this technique would have been perfect. Make as many notepads as you like and customize them for every occasion. Speaking of notepads for every occasion, I'm posting notebooks, journals and all things paper holders this week at Doodlecraft, so check the past posts too! Supplies Needed to Make a Notepad with Mod Podge: (affiliate links) Paper Cutter Paper (copy, watercolor, colored, recycled, etc.) Chipboard or sturdy cardboard 2 C Clamps Mod P

How to Upcycle Jeans into Bermuda Shorts DIY

 How to Upcycle Jeans into Bermuda Shorts DIY Happy Earth Day friends!  I love upcycling things to make them last longer and keep them out of the landfill.  This is the perfect way to take old jeans, pants and even active wear yoga pants and turn them into Summer time shorts.  I love bermuda or board shorts...you can go shorter, but let me show you the BEST way to do the trick in just a couple of minutes!  This particular pair of pants is being sacrificed for several craft projects, stay tuned for more fun denim ideas. Okay, so a little backstory first.        In junior high, so like age 14,  I was over at a friends house.  She was going to turn her pants into shorts.  She grabbed some crappy scissors and laid her pants flat on her bed.  She didn't think.  She just hacked the leg off her pants, about an inch or two away from the crotch seam.  She didn't measure. She just blundered and cut the other leg off too--front pockets and all!  It was like watching a hor