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Teachers Hall Pass

Start the new school year off with this practical gift (and kid’s summer project), a hall pass made special because it was made with care.


Americana Gloss Enamels
   DAG36 - True Blue
   DAG67 - Black
   DAG227 - Bright Yellow
   DAG230 - Festive Green
   DAG265 - Tuscan Red
Americana Brushes
   DBL1000-B - Liner #0
   DBR2004-B - Round #4
   DBF2575-B - Flat 3/4"
Foam plate
Lo-temp glue gun
Hinged split metal ring
Six 8" lengths of 1/4" - 1/2" coordinating ribbons
Flame lighter


Preparation: Remove all labels or tags from surfaces before painting.

1. Use flat brush and Bright Yellow to paint wood tag; let dry.

2. Use liner brush and True Blue to paint teacher's name on tag, beginning at upper left.

3. Use liner brush and Black to paint "HALL PASS" on lower area of tag.

4. Use round brush and Tuscan Red to paint apple in upper right area; let dry.

5. Use liner brush and Black to paint apple stem.

6. Use liner brush and Festive Green to paint leaves on stem; let dry.

7. Attach metal ring through hole of tag and close.

8. Seal ends of ribbon to prevent raveling by carefully singeing ends with lighter. Tie ribbon lengths around metal ring.


Helpful Hint
Adults should seal ribbon edges (see step 8) for children.

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Nina has 8 of the most wonderful grandchildren ever! Her desire is to provide activities that grandmothers can do with their grandchildren to develop deep, strong, and enriching relationships.

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