Plaid Mod Podge Recycled Paper Bracelets

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by Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza, Plaid

Plaid Mod Podge Recycled Paper Bracelets

The Plaid Mod Podge Recycled Paper Bracelets are so easy and so cute - you and your child can make them together in no time at all.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:20 minutes

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the Mod Podge.
  • 2
    Using a ruler, pencil and scissors, cut the cardboard in a rectangle shape that measures 1-1/2 inch x 5 inch. Cut the cardstock to 3-1/2 inch x 5 inch.
  • 3
    Apply the cardstock to the cardboard with Mod Podge. Coat the back of the paper with Mod Podge. Center the paper over the cardboard rectangle. Press to secure. Wrap the ends of the paper around to the back of the cardboard. Press and overlap the ends. Top-coat both sides with a coat of Mod Podge. Use your fingers to press out any air bubbles. Smooth your brushstrokes. Allow to dry. Bend a gentle curve in the bracelet.
  • 4
    Cut two pieces of ribbon that are 12-1/2 inch each. Glue each piece to the ends of the cardboard. Cut and glue scrap ribbons around the ends of the cardboard.
  • 5
    Add flower embellishments to the bracelet. Using glue attach the flowers to the top center of the bracelet. Add a button to the center.
  • 6
    To wear, wrap around your wrist and tie the ribbons into a bow.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:20 minutes

Project Supplies

  • Plaid Mod Podge Waterbase Sealer
  • Glue and Finish 16 oz. Matte
  • Your Choice of Cardstock
  • Cardboard from an Empty and Clean Cracker Box
  • Your Choice of Ribbon
  • Buttons
  • Paper Flowers
  • Loew-Cornell Sponge Brush 2 inch
  • Tacky Glue
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Scissors