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Make an altered lantern with nautical
style for dad. With Father’s Day on the horizon, here is an amazing and simple
craft you can make for your Dad. It makes for a great Father’s Day gift,
especially for the man that can appreciate anything nautical. Cathie and Steve
designed this project. Gather the supplies listed below, and get your kids
involved in the action as well.
Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun
FolkArt ® Acrylic
Colors - Brilliant Blue, 2 oz.
Mod Podge ® Satin, 8
1. Paint the top and base of the
lantern with Brilliant Blue. Use two coats of paint.
2. Remove the glass windows from the
lantern. Trim the map to fit the glass windows. Using a foam
paintbrush, apply Mod Podge to the glass window and to the back of the map
paper. Position onto the windows. Smooth the paper with a Mod Podge
Brayer. Allow to dry for 15 min. Replace the windows into the
3. Hot glue rope around the base and
top of the lantern. Tie a red ribbon through the handle and hot glue a
seashell to the top.
When using Mod Podge on glass keep a few handy-wipes on hand to clean any Mod
Podge that might get on the glass.