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Back to the Binder Clip Photo Holders:
I love when I get a few minutes to put a quick craft together. On this rare day (yesterday) Little Lou took about a 45 minute nap which she is doing less of lately so I was able to get to work in my craft room and make binder clip photo holders. Fun thing about this is that if you have a need for a cute binder clip you can always take the photos out and use them to hold your papers with style.
How I made my binder clip photo holders:
First I measured the clip.
I happened to have three large clips to work with. I would have loved to have jumbo clips but this is what was at our Dollar Tree, so I went with it. Once I measured the size of the clip where I wanted the paper I cut two pieces for each clip, one for each side.
Next I got out the handy, dandy Mod Podge and a small paint brush.
*Side note - Once I finished this project I cleaned everything up and the paint brush is missing. Like NOWHERE to be seen which is weird because my craft room is very clean and organized. I don't get it.*
Paint a layer of Mod Podge onto the clip to use as adhesive for the paper.
Place the paper on the clip. I followed the same steps and put the paper on both sides before continuing.
Paint a layer of Mod Podge on the top of the paper on both sides to seal it.
Here are my three clips once I finished all of them. I let them dry for a few minutes before I put them to use.
See the picture on the right side? That is Kristi (left) and I (right) when she was 7 and I was 5. I just love this picture because we're wearing the bows our mom used to make us. Memories, memories.
Speaking of memories, every time I think of Halloween after the year our little sister Samantha was a witch I always think of her in this costume that our mom made. She was the CUTEST friendly witch of all time. I wish my mom still had this costume so that Little Lou could wear it next year, I'll have to ask her but I think it's long gone.
I loved having pictures in my craft room while I was testing out my new photo holders so I decided to keep them in there for now along with Lou's canvas painting that she made featured in this weeks Toddler Tuesday. I'll have to give it up when her big girl room is done but she may have to make me a replacement.
I am guest posting today over at Nap Time Is My Time, you should go over there and check out Emily's blog, she has a lot of great posts and some fun linky parties too.
Have a great day!