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Stationery holder

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Difficulty Level Intermediate
Stationery holder | Hobbyideas
Make this useful stationery holder to surprise your teacher! She will be delighted to get such a thoughtful gift from you!
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how to do it yourself

STEP 1
Stationery holder - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take some tissue rolls which you can recycle.
Cut the rolls in 4 different lengths with a paper cutter to make the stationery holder.
Paint the rolls in shade of brown, made by mixing Acrylic Colours Burnt Sienna 01 and White 27. Let it dry completely.
Take an MDF wooden placemat measuring 9” x 6” in size.
Paint the placemat using Acrylic Colour -
Leaf Green 62. Let it dry completely.

STEP 2
Stationery holder - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Stick the painted tissue rolls on the placemat aesthetically using Fabric Glue.
Leave it to dry.

STEP 3
Stationery holder - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Take the Shilpkar resin base and hardener; mix it thoroughly to make an even dough.
Take the dough ball, roll it to make a thin slab. Leave it till semi dry.
Take an A4 sized white paper and draw few faces of the boys and the girls on it.
Trace the faces on the slab.

STEP 4
Stationery holder - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Cut along the outlines of the faces neatly.
Similarly, draw few shapes of pencils and cut along the outlines of the same.
Take some dough to make a few flowers out of it.
Leave the faces, shapes of the pencils and the flowers to dry completely.

STEP 5
Stationery holder - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Paint the faces, shapes of the pencils and the flowers using Acrylic Colours -
Burnt Sienna 01, Black 02, Chrome Yellow 03, Crimson 04, Dark Green 06, Orange 17, White 27, Flesh Tint 30, Leaf Green 62 and Deep Brilliant Purple 64.
Leave it to dry.

STEP 6
Stationery holder - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Stick the faces and the shapes of the pencils on the tissue rolls using Fabric Glue.
Stick the flowers on the placemat randomly using Fabric Glue.
Paint few leaves around the flowers with Acrylic Colour -Dark Green 06. Let it dry.
Take a piece of orange coloured card paper, draw and cut a small sized flag out of it.
Write a message that says “To The Best Teacher” on the flag.
Stick the flag on a barbecue stick with Fabric Glue. Let it dry.
Stick the flag on the placemat using Fabric Glue.
Your stationery holder is ready to be gifted to your teacher.

you will need

Fevicryl Acrylic Colours - Burnt Sienna 01, Black 02, Chrome Yellow 03, Crimson 04, Dark Green 06, Orange 17, White 27, Flesh Tint 30, Leaf Green 62, Deep Brilliant Purple 64, Fevicryl Non Sticky Shilpkar, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fine Art Brushes, Rolling Pin, Paper Cutter, Ruler, Clay Carving Tools, Pencil, Recycled Tissue Rolls, MDF Wooden Placemat, Barbeque Stick, A4 Sized Orange Card Paper, Scissors, Colour Palette, Water Container.

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