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Themed Place Mats

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 12"x18" craft foam sheets for base:
    • Princess theme: pink, purple
    • Car theme: blue, green
  • Additional 12"x18" craft foam sheets:
    • Princess theme: yellow, purple, black, gold, pink
    • Car theme: red, black, brown
  • Sharp scissors
  • Craft foam glue
  • Decorative-edge scissors
  • Foamies paint pen
  • Ruler
  • Paint brush
  • Small container for paint
  • Foamies Sticky Shapes: cars & airplanes

DIRECTIONS:

CAR THEME:

  1. Use decorative-edge scissors to cut around the edges of the 2 base foam sheets, cutting one smaller to fit on top of the other.
  2. Enlarge place mat patterns 200% on photocopier; cut out.
  3. Cut 1 stop sign from red foam. Cut 1 pole for stop sign from brown foam. Cut 1 road from black foam.
  4. Referring to photo for placement, glue stop sign, stop sign pole and road into place using foam glue. Note: Leave opening at top of stop sign shape to hold silverware. Allow to dry 1 hour.
  5. With paint brush, use white paint from paint pen -- squeeze paint into a small container -- to go around outside edge of stop sign and to paint the word "STOP" onto the sign. Using paint brush, paint road lines onto road piece. Let dry 1 hour.
  6. Peel backs off of Foamies cars and airplane and apply onto place mat. Press each one into place.

PRINCESS THEME:

  1. Use decorative-edge scissors to cut around the edges of the 2 base foam sheets, cutting one smaller to fit on top of the other.
  2. Enlarge shapes provided 200% on photocopier; cut out.
  3. Cut 1 crown from yellow foam. Cut 3 circles, 1 large star, 1 wand, 1 small star, 1 large heart and 2 small hearts -- or the shapes you desire -- out of your choice of colors.
  4. Referring to photo for placement, glue crown and other shapes onto base foam sheet using foam glue. Note: Leave opening at top of the crown shape to hold silverware. Allow to dry 1 hour.
  5. Using paint pens and paint brush if desired, decorate crown and wand. Allow to dry 1 hour.
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