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Paper Bag Star

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Paper Bag Star CIY Video Poster Frame
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Hanging star decorations are now a colorful upcycled craft! Decorate leftover brown paper bags, then transform them into a DIY Paper Star.

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Paper Bag Start Craft Kit Component 4 Count Paint Brush 2 Count Glue Sticks 10 Count Broadline Classic Markers and 6 Count Washable Kids Paint

Craft Kit supplies pictured above. Additional supplies may be needed.

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Steps:

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Galaxy Paint Pour Canvas Step 1

1 Decorate the large and bottom panel of a paper bag with paint and paint brush. Dry 1 hour.

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Galaxy Paint Pour Canvas Step 2

2 Paint a design on the other large panel, then dry 1 hour.

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Galaxy Paint Pour Canvas Step 3

3 Follow the same process on both side panels. Dry 1 hour.

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Galaxy Paint Pour Canvas Step 4

4 Repeat Steps 1-3 on 7 more paper bags. Use markers to decorate with no dry time!

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Galaxy Paint Pour Canvas Step 5

5 Hold a folded, decorated paper bag with open end at top. Make an upside-down “T” on the large panel with glue. Put another paper bag on top and press down. Repeat up until the last bag.

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Galaxy Paint Pour Canvas Step 6

6 With scissors, cut a point at the open end of the paper bag stack.

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Galaxy Paint Pour Canvas Step 7

7 Make upside-down “T” with glue on the large panel of the last bag. Gently fan the paper bags, then connect and glue together the first and last paper bag to make a paper star.

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Galaxy Paint Pour Canvas Step 8

8 Hole punch the top of the paper star, then feed through and tie the ribbon.

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Galaxy Paint Pour Canvas Step 9

9 Hang as a party decoration or everyday décor!

CIY Staff Tips:

  • Beyond paint and markers, decorate paper bags with Crayola Crayons and other coloring supplies.
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