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College Organizer

Stay ahead of the curve with this organizer set that features Plaid Wood Surfaces and FolkArt Multi-Surface paint.

At a Glance:

#6470 Skill Level: Advanced Time:
  • Clock active
  • Clock active
  • Clock active
  • Clock active

This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Logo
  • Mod Podge Finishes and Formulas Logo
supplies

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Canvas Panel, 6" x 6"

Number Needed: 3 $0.00 $3.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® 7 Piece Tool Kit

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $15.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Wicker White, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Furniture Satin, 16 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $15.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart
instructions

Other Supplies

8" x 10" Canvas panel, Solid-colored cardstock, 3/8" white elastic, Thumbtacks, Three white hooks, Clock works, Drill with 3/8" drill bit, Washer with a 3/8" hole, Miter Saw or handsaw, Wood glue, Pencil

Instructions

  1. Cut two of the 6" x 6" panels in half. Form an "L" shape and glue them together.
  2. Drill a hole in the middle of the third 6" x 6" panel for the clock works.
  3. Screw the three hooks into the bottom of the 8" x 10" panel on the long side.
  4. Glue all the pieces together as shown in photo. You may want to secure with nails or screws.
  5. Paint the hands of the clock Wicker White.
  6. Refer to the photo for the shapes of the colored cardstock. Cut and Mod Podge to panels. Use the ruler from Mod Podge kit and pencil.
  7. Cut three pieces of elastic, enough for it to stretch across the 8"x 10" panel and around to the back edge. Use the thumbtacks to secure elastic.
  8. Follow the instructions on the back of the clock works and put clock together. Use the washer on the front of clock to make it fit better. The surface needs to be a ¼" thick for the clock to work properly.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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