Back to School Glittering Sign
August is here and that brings with it all the fun of back to school. School might be a little different this year, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy some back to school crafting. This week we want to share with you a pencil craft sure to get you in the back to school spirit.
We've taken the guess work out of this cool idea with our pencil pack. It contains all of the glitters needed to create your own pencil sign. It could easily be made into a name plate too.
Click the link below to see the tutorial and create this fun gift for your favorite teachers, to decorate you home, or just for fun!
- Fence pickets or Pencil shaped cutout Mod Podge Fabric
- Triple-Thick Clear Glaze or Epoxy / Resin Paintbrush or Foam brush
- Painters tape (or other wide tape)
- Plate or bowls
Tape off each section for the different glitter colors.
Use a zigzag pattern for the sharpened pencil look.
Pour dime size amount of Mod Podge Fabric onto a plate or bowl.
Step 2: Create
Dip the brush into Mod Podge and apply a generous, even layer to the pencil, working in only one section at a time.
Sprinkle glitter onto Mod Podged area.
Allow Mod Podge to dry
Add a second layer, if needed, by applying Mod Podge over glittered area and sprinkling glitter onto Mod Podge
Remove any tape added from completed section and allow to dry
Repeat above steps for each section of the pencil to get your overall desired look
Step 3: Get Crafty
Once dried add a layer of Triple-Thick Clear Glaze or Epoxy / Resin to “seal” in all the glittery goodness
Allow to fully dry, approximately 24 hours
Finishing the look
Embellish the sign with a vinyl decal of your teacher's name, classroom or grade level!