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Crafts for Summer and All Seasons - Shindle with Lighthouse Motif

This plaster of Paris shindle makes a nice decoration for the bathroom especially in the summer. The 3-D lighthouse makes one think of warm beaches and the ocean.

 

 

Summer Craft Project - 3-D Lighthouse Shindle - Maritime Craft

For this project you will need:

- poured ceramic form or a similar form out of wood or another material
- paper napkin with lighthouse design
- a modelling clay
- paper napkin applique glue
- seashells
- raffia

Summer Craft Project - 3-D Lighthouse Shindle - Maritime Craft 2

Summer Craft Project - 3-D Lighthouse Shindle - Maritime Craft 3
The lighthouse is thick and adds extra dimension to the shindle.

Instructions:

1. Follow the instructions for paper napkin applique and also the instructions for the modelling clay. The first paper napkin lighthouse gets glued directly onto the shindle form. Adhere a second lighthouse onto the modelling clay as teh instructions require and cut out with a craft knife, once dried a bit. 
2. Once both lighthouses are prepared and ready, glue the clay lighthouse onto the form.
3. Once dry, hot glue found seashells onto the form and decorate with raffia as seen in picutre.
4. Drill a hole in the top of the form if one is not already there and hang with raffia.
    

Illustrated Craft Tutorials:

Plaster of Paris Tutorial

How to Make Plaster of Paris Castings With Molds Tutorial

Paper Napkin Applique

Paper Napkin Applique

Modelling Clay 75

Using Modelling Clay for 3-D Figures

 

 

More Crafts, Decorating Ideas, Projects and Templates for Summer:

Summer Paper Crafts

Summer Crafts for Kids

Summer Wood Crafts

Summer General Crafts

Summer Textile Crafts

Birthday and Greeting Cards

Patriotic Crafts

Maritime Crafts

Kids Rainy Day Crafts

Jewelry Crafts

Nature Crafts

Recycling Crafts

Summer Craft Templates, Patterns and Coloring Book Pages

 

 

 

 

 

A Selection of Summer General Crafts

Seashell Balls
Beach in a Glass
Recycling Craft - Bottle With Seashells
Terracotta Pot Tea Light Holder
Decoupage Using Paper Napkins - Maritime Stone Paper Weights
Maritime Tea Light Candle Centerpiece
Seashells Wreath
Seashell Can
Candle Glass with Seashells
Embossed Metal Angel Fish Plant Poke
Maritime Decoupage Paintings
Maritime Votive
Miniature Seashells and Starfish Pictures
Natural Seashell Wreath
Paint a Fish Acrylic Painting
Seashell Picture Frame
Seashell Picture Frame 2
Seashell Trinket Box
Seashell Votive Candle Decoration
Seashell Wreath for the Summer
Shindle with Lighthouse Motif
Summer Craft Idea - Lighthouse Window Cling Decoration

 

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