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Thursday, July 3, 2014

Paper roll recycle craft

The look of metal but made with cardboard rolls from your paper towels or toilet paper rolls!
My little neighbor and I made these designs by cutting the rolls crosswise in 1/2 inch pieces and then pinching them on each end to create a leaf shape.

Then we hot-glued them together in the shape we wanted and waited for them to dry.  Next I bought flat spray paint and sprayed them inside of a cardboard box.  When they were dry, this is what we created: 
From this......
To this:
And this:

Lots of fun and kids love these kinds of crafts!  Thanks for coming and do come again.  Leave a comment, they make my day!

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1 comment:

  1. Hi Kerrie!
    Love the leaf swag made with paper rolls. Our granddaughter did something similar; I think she made flowers with hers.
    Your neighbor looks like a really sweet girl. Hope you have a great 4th of July!


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