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Faux Metal Paper Fish Hanger

With pretty scrapbook paper and a bit of clear varnish, you can easily create these fish that really has a look of metal, because of the shine. This makes a nice decoration for the bathroom or any other room with a maritime theme. The results are incredible.



Summer Craft - Paper Craft - Faux Paper Fish
The varnish also has the extra advantage that it will help the object resist humidity.


For this project you will need:

- scrapbook paper in choice of design - for fish, any design in a
  maritime style works well
- clear varnish
- paint brush
- glue
- paper clips
- hole puncher
- metal wire
- glass nugget for eye
- batting
- jewel glue

Craft Patterns:

Craft Pattern - Summer - Fish

Free Fish Craft Template (use the outside shape)

Craft Pattern - Angel Fish

Free Angel Fish Craft Template (use the outside shape)


1. Cut out 2 same size fish from your choice of scrapbook paper.
2. Turn one fish over so that the wrong side is up. Draw a line of glue around all but 3 inches of the outside edge. Match the wrong side of the second fish now to this fish and press hearts together.
3. Wait for glue to dry before continuing. Once glue is dry, fill the fish with fiberfill to give it a puffy look. When finished, now glue the remaining open edge together and let it dry.
4. Poke 2 holes in the top of the fish. Now you want to add 3 layers of varnish to both sides of the fish. Let the varnish dry completely between each layer.
5. Once finished, add a wire through the poked holes and spiral curl the wire ends for a finished look.
6. Glue on the glass nugget for its eye.






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Summer Craft - Paper Craft - Faux Paper Fish

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