Tissue Paper Star
Hang a colorful suncatcher in your window all year round! Let kids get creative with different shapes and colors when they make this craft.
SuppliesAleene's® Original Tacky Glue®
18” square Cardboard,
Assorted colors of tissue paper,
1” wide Foam paintbrush
Two 12” squares of Cardstock, desired color
Cover cardboard with freezer paper, shiny side up, taping excess to back.
Tear tissue paper into about 3” pieces.
Squeeze a large puddle of glue onto foam plate. Brush glue onto small section of freezer paper, using dry paintbrush. Immediately press pieces of tissue paper into glue, overlapping edges. Carefully brush a thin layer of glue over paper. Repeat procedure until freezer paper is covered. Let dry until glue appears clear.
Click on Printables and trace desired design onto two pieces of cardstock. Cut out.
Carefully peel dry collage from freezer paper. Trace pattern onto collage. Cut out slightly inside pencil line so it will be smaller than cardstock pattern.
Lay one cardstock design onto work surface, right side down. Working quickly, apply a thin bead of glue along pattern. Smooth with finger. Press collage shape into place, aligning edges. Press into glue. Glue remaining cardstock design right side up onto collage. Let dry.
Use pushpin to create hole for hanger. Thread fishing line through hole. Determine length.Tie a triple knot to secure. Trim ends as needed.
This project reprinted courtesy of FaveCrafts.
Maria Nerius has been designing crafts for over 20 years. She's a successful author and writer who loves to tweet (MariaNerius)and currently her work can be seen on www.FaveCrafts.com. You can follow Maria's Musing on her blog: http://marianerius.wordpress.com. Feel free to contact Maria: MNerius@cfl.rr.com.