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Earth Day Recycled Newspaper Sign

Promote Earth Day and have a great time doing it with this cute sign made with recycled newspaper.

At a Glance:

#5431 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Craft Paint Logo
  • Mod Podge Finishes and Formulas Logo
supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Black, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Denim Blue, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Flag Red, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Crisp Green, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
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Plaid ® Stencils - Value Packs - Letter Stencils - 1-1/2" Old School

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $5.29
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Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
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instructions

Other Supplies

Newspaper, Brown paper bag, Medium cardboard box, Twine, Pencil, Ruler, Hot glue, Scissors, Pencil, Craft knife, 1/4" wood dowel

Instructions

  1. Make 36 rolls with the sheets of newspaper. Start at one corner with a pencil and roll the paper around the pencil up to the opposite corner. Use a touch of hot glue to hold the corner to the paper to keep it from unrolling. Cut each roll to 12”. 
  2. Cut two strips of cardboard from the box 2”x18”. Place the two pieces about 6” from each other and start gluing the rolls to the cardboard starting at the bottom. Cut off any excess cardboard at top with scissors. 
  3. Cut out a 9” circle from the cardboard box. Paint it with Denim Blue. Allow to dry and then paint the green. Allow to dry and then stencil the Flag Red heart onto each. Hot glue it to the center of rolled papers.  
  4. Stencil “EARTH DAY” on brown paper bag in Black. Take the square stencil and dry brush around the edges of the stencil.
  5. Cut out squares and Mod Podge to the rolled papers around the earth.
  6. Paint the dowel Flag Red. Allow to dry and then insert into the top roll and tie the twine around each end and hang.

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.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.