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How to Glue Buttons to Paper Maché: Ombre Button Letter

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Personalize your space in minutes using a paper maché letter from the craft store, assorted mint-colored buttons, and Aleene's Tacky Glue.  This is a craft you can make in an afternoon for yourself or as a gift for someone you love.

What you need:

Aleene's Original Tacky Glue
Paper maché letter of your choice
Acrylic paint in mint
Ombre assortment of buttons in mint colors
Foam brush
Paper or styrofoam plate

 

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Load your foam brush with paint and cover the front and sides of your letter.  Let dry, then paint backside.

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Determine the order in which you want to glue (we decided to go from light to dark ombre on our letter). Add glue to each button.

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Press in place on your letter.  Continue adding buttons until the entire front of your letter is covered in a ombre fashion.  Let dry thoroughly, then display.

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We created this fun graphic to make this project easy for you to pin and catalog for your next rainy day project! 

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Published Date

May 10, 2016