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DIY Pinhole Cards : The Proper Pinwheel

DIY Pinhole Cards : The Proper Pinwheel
When I think back, most of my favorite crafts were learned in grade school. Using crayons over watercolor, making art from paper towels, and nap time. Those are some of my fave elementary memories. One of the best skills I learned (and I still use it to this day!), is pricking paper with a pin and creating stationery. Pinhole stationary has to be one of the best ways to dress up some regular old paper. To make your own you’ll need: cardstock in assorted colorsscissorstapesafety pinmirrored image or text To mirror your text, copy from Word and paste into Paint. Watch some TV while you poke all of the little holes. Bada-bing. Play around with a few fonts and see what you like! Write a message on the inside. Who are you rooting for in 2012?

How to Fold a Bus Note: 10 steps (with pictures) Edit Article Edited by Zoe Volt, Krystle, Sondra C, Sarah Eliza and 21 others Summer camp has ended, and you want to give someone special a note to read on the bus as he or she is leaving. But if you only fold the note in half, you know that your recipient is going to read the note before getting on the bus, and you're going to be disappointed. To solve this problem, you need to learn to fold a bus note. When you fold it properly, it can only be opened once, and your someone special will be less likely to give in to temptation and read your note before the bus pulls away. Ad Steps Tips Feel free to do more than just write "Pull" on the outside of your bus note. Things You'll Need Piece of paper (either square or rectangular)Pen for your message

How To Make Accordion Books | Paper Source This easy to make accordion book is a personalized way to organize all of your small odds and ends. Each envelope page can hold something different such as- "to do" lists, stamps, tickets, coupons, and business cards. Also a fun craft idea for a gift - fill with photos, tickets, and other keepsakes and share with a special friend. Materials: Chartreuse A2 Envelopes Glue Stick Bone folder Labels Gel Pens Step-by-Step Choose your envelopes. See our How-to Video to learn about a similar accordion project.

3D Paper Owl from mmmcrafts The gifted Larissa from mmmcrafts is here sharing her amazing talents with an unbelievable 3D paper owl. Larissa writes… Left: art made with this tutorial, Right: art made with alternate colors (see note at the end of the tutorial) Hey, Craft Campers! This 3D paper owl art project is for you and your crafty older kids, say around 11-ish years and up, who can wield a pair of scissors, handle smallish pieces and follow placement instructions carefully. Moms: You can definitely young this down by cutting out the shapes for younger kids, and skipping the pop dots and folding. Alrighty young crafters, here’s what you will need to make the nighttime owl pictured above: my PDF download with all the pattern pieces (get it here)printerrulerclear tapebutter knife for scoring8.5 x 11 piece of poster board (you can cut one from a larger piece)8.5 x 11 inch heavy scrapbooking paper in the following colors: orange, brown, dark teal, black, light brown, red, and yellow. Got all that together?