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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

Boondoggle Keychains DIY Tutorial!

Make your own Boondoggle Keychains!   Oh my goodness you guys.  I love Boondoggle! I was pretty involved in a little business venture around the age of 10 making keychains. I would buy boondoggle lace at the store and sell it on the playground at elementary school.   I sold it by the yard so kids could make their own boondoggle keychains.  I can't remember selling actual finished product though, because the real fun is in the making them. I love the bright and vibrant colors!   Supplies Needed: Boondoggle Lace Lanyard Hooks Jewelry Pliers Or Get started with this Boondoggle kit! I bring boondoggle supplies to family reunions, summer camps and family campouts.  It's great for kids and teenagers...it keeps them busy with their hands while we play outside, watch movies or just wait for dinner.  I had kids starting about age 5.   They needed some help holding it while they weaved the laces, but everyone felt successful! ~   The first step in