I was so excited to get my crafty on, I made three projects! First, I made wooden READ letters to put on my book shelf.
It was really easy. First, gather your supplies, wooden letters, scrapbook paper, Mod-Podge, and a paint brush. TIP- I could not find the brush I used last time, so I grabbed a cheap brush. BAD IDEA. The bristles kept getting STUCK in the mod Podge!
Flip the paper over and trace the letter backwards. This way you don't see any of the pencil marks. Cut the letter out. Paint the Mod-Podge on the the backside of the paper letter. Don't use too much Mod Podge because it makes it hard to move. Carefully place the paper down on the wooden letter and smooth out all of the bubbles. Then put another coat of Mod-Podge on top of the letter. This will not only give it a shiny gloss, but it will protect the paper from getting scratched off.
To make these, I cut the paper on my paper cutter so I could keep the chevron design. Otherwise, it was the same.as above. Mod-Podge the back of the paper, carefully place it on the clothespin and smooth it out, then add a top coat of Mod-Podge. I will add tacks and magnets to the back when I get back into my classroom next week.
Finally, I made this Dry Erase To-Do list. I bought a cheap frame, scrapbook paper that looks like notebook paper, and stickers. I used the scrapbook paper because the lines show up better then notebook paper. I cut the paper down to 8x11 to fit in the frame.I added the letters to spell To Do List. The stickers also came with the butterflies, so I added those too. Then I hot glued the ribbon on the back. Super Easy