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In case you haven't noticed,
little girls begin accumulating accessories very early on in life. Their first
accessories are typically little bows and barrettes. Finding a way to store and
organize these items can often be a bit difficult. These items are so small can
be lost easily. Well here is an adorable project that can help solve this
problem. This Owl Barrette Holder is the perfect way to store your little girl’s
barrettes. Cathie and Steve designed this project. It is very simple to create,
and it is a great project to have your kids help make.
FolkArt ® Acrylic
Colors - Bright Green, 2 oz.
Mod Podge ® Matte,
Wood owl shape (or other shape of your choosing)
Scrapbook paper (3 sheets of coordinating designs)
Ribbon (2 coordinating colors - 1.5 feet of 1 color and 3 feet of the other)
Adhesive letters (to spell the name of your choice)
Craft knife and cutting mat
Hot glue gun
Use a sponge brush to
base-coat the wood owl shape with Bright Green. Allow to dry and apply a second
coat. Allow to dry for 24 hours.
Use the craft knife
and cutting mat to cut shapes of scrapbook paper to cover areas of the owl.
papers to the owl using a sponge brush and Mod Podge Gloss. Apply Mod Podge
directly to the bottom of the papers and adhere to the owl. Allow to dry for
two hours and then coat the entire surface of the owl.
Affix the adhesive
stickers to the owl with the name of your choice.
Cut the 3” of ribbon
into two 1.5” strips. Hot glue the three strips of ribbon to the back of the
owl. Allow project to dry completely before using.