Cut 2 paper plates into 3 triangular pieces and paint green. Paint a paper towel roll brown. Cut slits in it about 1/3 of the way up on one end. Spread and tape to another paper plate. Glue tree pieces together and decorate with button,gems,sequins or paper dots. Add a star at the top and glue onto the paper towel roll. by nadine
nadine
nadine Cut 2 paper plates into 3 triangular pieces and paint green. Paint a paper towel roll brown. Cut slits in it about 1/3 of the way up on one end. Spread and tape to another paper plate. Glue tree pieces together and decorate with button,gems,sequins or paper dots. Add a star at the top and glue onto the paper towel roll.
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Cut 2 paper plates into 3 triangular pieces and paint green. Paint a paper towel roll brown. Cut slits in it about 1/3 of the way up on one end. Spread and tape to another paper plate. Glue tree pieces together and decorate with button,gems,sequins or paper dots. Add a star at the top and glue onto the paper towel roll. by nadine
nadine
nadine Cut 2 paper plates into 3 triangular pieces and paint green. Paint a paper towel roll brown. Cut slits in it about 1/3 of the way up on one end. Spread and tape to another paper plate. Glue tree pieces together and decorate with button,gems,sequins or paper dots. Add a star at the top and glue onto the paper towel roll.
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Cut 2 paper plates into 3 triangular pieces and paint green. Paint a paper towel roll brown. Cut slits in it about 1/3 of the way up on one end. Spread and tape to another paper plate. Glue tree pieces together and decorate with button,gems,sequins or paper dots. Add a star at the top and glue onto the paper towel roll. by monkeylove
monkeylove
monkeylove Cut 2 paper plates into 3 triangular pieces and paint green. Paint a paper towel roll brown. Cut slits in it about 1/3 of the way up on one end. Spread and tape to another paper plate. Glue tree pieces together and decorate with button,gems,sequins or paper dots. Add a star at the top and glue onto the paper towel roll.
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I like this technique, not just for Christmas: Cut up pieces of colored tissue paper. Glue them onto a sheet of white paper.  2. Cut this sheet of paper into triangles to make the trees.  3. Paint another sheet of paper with three stripes of watercolor.  4. After the watercolor has dried, glue the trees onto this paper.  5. With marker draw branches and grass.  6. Use a paper punch to cut out white snow. by Asmodel
Asmodel
Asmodel I like this technique, not just for Christmas: Cut up pieces of colored tissue paper. Glue them onto a sheet of white paper. 2. Cut this sheet of paper into triangles to make the trees. 3. Paint another sheet of paper with three stripes of watercolor. 4. After the watercolor has dried, glue the trees onto this paper. 5. With marker draw branches and grass. 6. Use a paper punch to cut out white snow.
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DIY Paper Plate Ghost    You just need to glue the streamers and some arms onto the back of a paper plate, glue another plate over the back of the first paper plate to cover up all the mess, and add a face.  For the younger kids, you can cut out the eyes and mouth from black cardstock and just have them glue them on.  Older kids can cut out or draw by Kickapoohbear
Kickapoohbear
Kickapoohbear DIY Paper Plate Ghost You just need to glue the streamers and some arms onto the back of a paper plate, glue another plate over the back of the first paper plate to cover up all the mess, and add a face. For the younger kids, you can cut out the eyes and mouth from black cardstock and just have them glue them on. Older kids can cut out or draw
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If you'd like to make your own flower, all you need is toilet paper rolls (or paper towel rolls) and craft glue. Flatten the rolls, cut into bands (a toilet paper roll should give you about four circles). Pop them out a bit so that you have a flower petal shape, and glue together on a flat surface, in any pattern you desire! Leave plain or spray paint. by Linda N Howard Murphy
Linda N Howard Murphy
Linda N Howard Murphy If you'd like to make your own flower, all you need is toilet paper rolls (or paper towel rolls) and craft glue. Flatten the rolls, cut into bands (a toilet paper roll should give you about four circles). Pop them out a bit so that you have a flower petal shape, and glue together on a flat surface, in any pattern you desire! Leave plain or spray paint.
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Here are the instructions:  Punch two 1 3/4 scallops from Pumpkin Pie card stock and cut about four scallops off each one  Stamp the pumpkin face of your choice in Basic Black on one  Run the scallops through the Stripes Folder  Add the snippet (about 2") of ribbon to the scallops with glue dots  Put two glue dots on the the small end of the peanut butter cup and press it onto the back side of the pumpkin  Add a dimensional to the other scallop by susanna
susanna
susanna Here are the instructions: Punch two 1 3/4 scallops from Pumpkin Pie card stock and cut about four scallops off each one Stamp the pumpkin face of your choice in Basic Black on one Run the scallops through the Stripes Folder Add the snippet (about 2") of ribbon to the scallops with glue dots Put two glue dots on the the small end of the peanut butter cup and press it onto the back side of the pumpkin Add a dimensional to the other scallop
Words for the mind
Glue the streamers and some arms onto the back of a paper plate, glue another plate over the back of the first paper plate to cover up all the mess, and add a face made from black cardstock. You can also do a face on the back of your ghost depending on where you are going to hang it. by rochelle
rochelle
rochelle Glue the streamers and some arms onto the back of a paper plate, glue another plate over the back of the first paper plate to cover up all the mess, and add a face made from black cardstock. You can also do a face on the back of your ghost depending on where you are going to hang it.
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Aboriginal art. Cut out animal from construction paper. Paste onto black paper. Use the end of a paint brush to add dots by nadine
nadine
nadine Aboriginal art. Cut out animal from construction paper. Paste onto black paper. Use the end of a paint brush to add dots
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Handprint and toilet paper roll turkey 1. painted a toilet paper roll with some brown paint 2. Then, using a brown paper bag, I printed several handprints with different colors of paint. 3. fanned out the handprints and glue them together. 4. Then I glued on the body of the turkey (the toilet paper roll). And added google eyes and a beak by janette
janette
janette Handprint and toilet paper roll turkey 1. painted a toilet paper roll with some brown paint 2. Then, using a brown paper bag, I printed several handprints with different colors of paint. 3. fanned out the handprints and glue them together. 4. Then I glued on the body of the turkey (the toilet paper roll). And added google eyes and a beak
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Bring a little whimsy to your garden party with a DIY sign! 1) Stain a spare piece of wood with your choice of color. 2) Sketch a saying onto the wood with pencil or chalk. 3) Paint your saying with white paint and let dry. 4) Add desired greenery and flowers onto the sign. 4) Add LED string lights with glue dots and hang! by dolores
dolores
dolores Bring a little whimsy to your garden party with a DIY sign! 1) Stain a spare piece of wood with your choice of color. 2) Sketch a saying onto the wood with pencil or chalk. 3) Paint your saying with white paint and let dry. 4) Add desired greenery and flowers onto the sign. 4) Add LED string lights with glue dots and hang!
Celebrate
Bird Bath that is easy to make and fun. use a 10", 12" and 14" terra cota pot. Paint them, glue together with caulk and decorate. Add a 16" terra cota pot base as the top, paint and caulk onto the base. by kaitlin
kaitlin
kaitlin Bird Bath that is easy to make and fun. use a 10", 12" and 14" terra cota pot. Paint them, glue together with caulk and decorate. Add a 16" terra cota pot base as the top, paint and caulk onto the base.
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Silly Face Sandwich                     Condiments (ketchup, mustard, or mayonnaise)
        Sandwich roll or bun
        Ham or other cold cuts
        Raw vegetables
        Olives
        Cherry tomatoes

        Softened cream cheese
        Cheese sticks
        Cheese cubes
        Carrots
        Bell peppers

Instructions

        Spread your child's favorite condiment on the bottom half of a sandwich roll.

        Add a slice of ham or another cold cut.

        Fold a second slice of meat lengthwise so that it resembles a tongue and lay it across the bun with one end hanging over the edge.

        Create a face on the bun top using sliced raw vegetables, olives, and cherry tomatoes for features and softened cream cheese for glue. (The cheese sticks best if you first blot dry the cut veggies with a paper towel.) You can even add a couple of cheese cube "teeth."

        Use a potato peeler or grater to create long carrot curls to pile on top of the sandwich or push bell pepper slices into the bun for a spiky hairdo. by latoya
latoya
latoya Silly Face Sandwich Condiments (ketchup, mustard, or mayonnaise) Sandwich roll or bun Ham or other cold cuts Raw vegetables Olives Cherry tomatoes Softened cream cheese Cheese sticks Cheese cubes Carrots Bell peppers Instructions Spread your child's favorite condiment on the bottom half of a sandwich roll. Add a slice of ham or another cold cut. Fold a second slice of meat lengthwise so that it resembles a tongue and lay it across the bun with one end hanging over the edge. Create a face on the bun top using sliced raw vegetables, olives, and cherry tomatoes for features and softened cream cheese for glue. (The cheese sticks best if you first blot dry the cut veggies with a paper towel.) You can even add a couple of cheese cube "teeth." Use a potato peeler or grater to create long carrot curls to pile on top of the sandwich or push bell pepper slices into the bun for a spiky hairdo.
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You will need Paint Brush or small roller Wood Board Glue dots Lego plate 3 standard drawer carts Non slip shelf liner Kitchen drawer organizer 1. Paint the board on both side and let it dry.If needed, apply a second coat, then let it dry. 2. Using plenty of glue dots, adhere the Lego plates… by cheryl
cheryl
cheryl You will need Paint Brush or small roller Wood Board Glue dots Lego plate 3 standard drawer carts Non slip shelf liner Kitchen drawer organizer 1. Paint the board on both side and let it dry.If needed, apply a second coat, then let it dry. 2. Using plenty of glue dots, adhere the Lego plates…
Party Decorations
Paper rockets blast off from a shiny sand-filled bucket in this fun 4th of July decoration. To make each rocket, roll scrapbooking paper into a tube and secure with glue. For the nose cone, cut a slit to the center of a paper circle; overlap ends and adhere together using glue. Glue a ribbon strip inside the rocket to resemble a fuse, and glue a long dowel inside the tube to support the rocket. by savannah
savannah
savannah Paper rockets blast off from a shiny sand-filled bucket in this fun 4th of July decoration. To make each rocket, roll scrapbooking paper into a tube and secure with glue. For the nose cone, cut a slit to the center of a paper circle; overlap ends and adhere together using glue. Glue a ribbon strip inside the rocket to resemble a fuse, and glue a long dowel inside the tube to support the rocket.
Merry Christmas
Toilet Paper candle made by Jenifer Bryant Wring. She says to: " spray paint a big roll of tp at least 3 coats, any color. Then brush on Elmer's glue and roll it in a mixture of oats, cinnamon and coffee...let dry and decorate it..I brushed the plate and star with glue and and dipped in coffee and cinnamon." by georgia
georgia
georgia Toilet Paper candle made by Jenifer Bryant Wring. She says to: " spray paint a big roll of tp at least 3 coats, any color. Then brush on Elmer's glue and roll it in a mixture of oats, cinnamon and coffee...let dry and decorate it..I brushed the plate and star with glue and and dipped in coffee and cinnamon."
Fashion and Beauty
DIY New Years Eve shakers for kids. Put rice inside the plates and glue together. Let the kids decorate the outside with paint, sequin and ribbon by francesca-caas
francesca-caas
francesca-caas DIY New Years Eve shakers for kids. Put rice inside the plates and glue together. Let the kids decorate the outside with paint, sequin and ribbon
New Years
Land Animals - Paper Plate Elephant (paint, cutting out the pieces, and gluing them together) by Hercio Dias
Hercio Dias
Hercio Dias Land Animals - Paper Plate Elephant (paint, cutting out the pieces, and gluing them together)
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Cute!! Just cut out a mouth-shaped piece from a paper plate, and let the kids decorate! Could use markers instead of pieces of paper for easier cleanup! by kerri_posts
kerri_posts
kerri_posts Cute!! Just cut out a mouth-shaped piece from a paper plate, and let the kids decorate! Could use markers instead of pieces of paper for easier cleanup!
Things I want to make
*A 2x4. Cut pieces as follows: (1) 5 inch piece, (1) 4 inch piece and (2) 3 inch pieces.  *3/4 thick MDF. I used some scraps I had for the hat  *Ribbon for the scarf  *Mod Podge scrapbook paper on the hat.  *permanent marker for the face and scrapbook paper for the carrot nose  *glue it all together with Gorilla Glue. by emilia
emilia
emilia *A 2x4. Cut pieces as follows: (1) 5 inch piece, (1) 4 inch piece and (2) 3 inch pieces. *3/4 thick MDF. I used some scraps I had for the hat *Ribbon for the scarf *Mod Podge scrapbook paper on the hat. *permanent marker for the face and scrapbook paper for the carrot nose *glue it all together with Gorilla Glue.
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Corn activity for vegetable theme - Cut out a green oval and glue the bottom 1/3 onto the white oval. Child can dab a Q-tip in yellow paint and then onto the white oval, to make the corn. by regina
regina
regina Corn activity for vegetable theme - Cut out a green oval and glue the bottom 1/3 onto the white oval. Child can dab a Q-tip in yellow paint and then onto the white oval, to make the corn.
Holiday
Elmer's Glue mixed with liquid watercolor makes the paint, which is dripped onto a clear piece of Dura-lar film. The film is then folded in half and pressed together, allowing the colors to spread and mesh. Opened up and pressed against a canvas or piece of paper, what remains is a whimsical and colorful image. Permanent markers are then used to define patterns and shapes within that image. by penny
penny
penny Elmer's Glue mixed with liquid watercolor makes the paint, which is dripped onto a clear piece of Dura-lar film. The film is then folded in half and pressed together, allowing the colors to spread and mesh. Opened up and pressed against a canvas or piece of paper, what remains is a whimsical and colorful image. Permanent markers are then used to define patterns and shapes within that image.
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Celebrate the Magic Tree House books by Mary Pope Osborne with this fun craft! First, cover a paper towel tube with construction paper. Second, tape a paper plate to the top of it and cover with tissue paper leaves. Finally, color, cut, and glue a tree house picture on top! by teri-71
teri-71
teri-71 Celebrate the Magic Tree House books by Mary Pope Osborne with this fun craft! First, cover a paper towel tube with construction paper. Second, tape a paper plate to the top of it and cover with tissue paper leaves. Finally, color, cut, and glue a tree house picture on top!
Books Worth Reading
Tack 5 paint stirrers together (use tack nails or glue) & decorate with pine greenery, berries and jungle bells.  Add a pretty gingham ribbon loop at the top for hanging. by ednea nakabayashi
ednea nakabayashi
ednea nakabayashi Tack 5 paint stirrers together (use tack nails or glue) & decorate with pine greenery, berries and jungle bells. Add a pretty gingham ribbon loop at the top for hanging.
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Ingredients 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour , sifted 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter , at room temperature 2 1/2 cups sugar 6 large eggs , at room temperature 3 cups milk 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 cups sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder , preferably Dutch process 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter , cut up 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Pecan halves, for garnish Directions Position racks in the center and bottom third of the oven and preheat to 375°. Lightly butter four 8 1/2- to 9-inch cake pans (you will bake the cakes in three batches) and line the bottoms with rounds of parchment paper. Flour the pans and tap out the excess. To make the layers, sift together the sifted flour, baking powder and salt. Sift the mixture one more time, and set aside. Beat the butter and sugar in the bowl of a heavy-duty electric mixer fitted with the paddle blade on high speed until light in color and texture, about 3 minutes. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Scrape down the bowl and be sure the mixture is well-blended. On low speed, add the flour in 3 additions, alternating with 2 additions of the milk, beginning and ending with the flour, and beat until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl often with a rubber spatula. Beat in the vanilla. Using a scant cup for each layer, spread the batter evenly in the pans. It will make a thin layer. Staggering the pans on the racks so they are at least 2 inches from each other and the sides of the oven and not directly over each other, bake the layers until they feel firm when pressed in the centers and are beginning to pull away from the sides of the pans, about 12 minutes. Cool in the pans for 5 minutes. Invert the layers onto cake racks, remove the parchment paper, and cool completely. Wash and prepare the pans. Repeat the procedure until all 12 layers have been baked and cooled. To make the icing, bring the sugar, cocoa, butter and evaporated milk to a full boil in a large saucepan. Reduce the heat to medium-low and cook until the icing has thickened slightly (it will resemble chocolate syrup but will thicken as it cools), about 3 minutes. Stir in the vanilla. Let the icing cool until thick enough to spread, but still pourable. Place a layer of cake on a wire rack set over a jelly-roll pan. Spread with a few tablespoons of the icing, letting the excess run down the sides. Stack the remaining cakes, icing each layer. Pour the remaining icing over the top of the cake. If you wish, smooth the icing on the edges to cover the sides. Place pecan halves around the top perimeter of the cake. Let stand until the glaze sets. (The cake is best served the day it is made. To store, cover loosely with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 1 day.) Recommended technique: If you buy inexpensive aluminum foil cake pans at the grocery store (they can be saved for another time as well), you will be able to knock out layers in no time. And no washing between baking!.. by my escape
my escape
my escape Ingredients 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour , sifted 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter , at room temperature 2 1/2 cups sugar 6 large eggs , at room temperature 3 cups milk 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 cups sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder , preferably Dutch process 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter , cut up 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Pecan halves, for garnish Directions Position racks in the center and bottom third of the oven and preheat to 375°. Lightly butter four 8 1/2- to 9-inch cake pans (you will bake the cakes in three batches) and line the bottoms with rounds of parchment paper. Flour the pans and tap out the excess. To make the layers, sift together the sifted flour, baking powder and salt. Sift the mixture one more time, and set aside. Beat the butter and sugar in the bowl of a heavy-duty electric mixer fitted with the paddle blade on high speed until light in color and texture, about 3 minutes. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Scrape down the bowl and be sure the mixture is well-blended. On low speed, add the flour in 3 additions, alternating with 2 additions of the milk, beginning and ending with the flour, and beat until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl often with a rubber spatula. Beat in the vanilla. Using a scant cup for each layer, spread the batter evenly in the pans. It will make a thin layer. Staggering the pans on the racks so they are at least 2 inches from each other and the sides of the oven and not directly over each other, bake the layers until they feel firm when pressed in the centers and are beginning to pull away from the sides of the pans, about 12 minutes. Cool in the pans for 5 minutes. Invert the layers onto cake racks, remove the parchment paper, and cool completely. Wash and prepare the pans. Repeat the procedure until all 12 layers have been baked and cooled. To make the icing, bring the sugar, cocoa, butter and evaporated milk to a full boil in a large saucepan. Reduce the heat to medium-low and cook until the icing has thickened slightly (it will resemble chocolate syrup but will thicken as it cools), about 3 minutes. Stir in the vanilla. Let the icing cool until thick enough to spread, but still pourable. Place a layer of cake on a wire rack set over a jelly-roll pan. Spread with a few tablespoons of the icing, letting the excess run down the sides. Stack the remaining cakes, icing each layer. Pour the remaining icing over the top of the cake. If you wish, smooth the icing on the edges to cover the sides. Place pecan halves around the top perimeter of the cake. Let stand until the glaze sets. (The cake is best served the day it is made. To store, cover loosely with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 1 day.) Recommended technique: If you buy inexpensive aluminum foil cake pans at the grocery store (they can be saved for another time as well), you will be able to knock out layers in no time. And no washing between baking!..
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Blocks from Home Depot (they will cut them). Finials and bases from Hobby Lobby. Spray paint, chalk ink for edges, and chalkboard spray paint on the front (put blue paint tape on the sides to cover the color when you spray chalkboard paint). Glue all together with wood glue. Fun mini chalkboards to label food for a buffet at a party, etc. by kris
kris
kris Blocks from Home Depot (they will cut them). Finials and bases from Hobby Lobby. Spray paint, chalk ink for edges, and chalkboard spray paint on the front (put blue paint tape on the sides to cover the color when you spray chalkboard paint). Glue all together with wood glue. Fun mini chalkboards to label food for a buffet at a party, etc.
Crafty like a Fox
Awesome Cleaning Slime am  1 tablespoons of white (Elmers) glue. Add about 1 spoon full of water. Mix. Then in another cup put 2 tablespoons of borax and 2 tablespoons of water. Pour the glue solution and the borax solution together and you get slime. Add some food color to the glue first if you want a cool color. by Sara Lina
Sara Lina
Sara Lina Awesome Cleaning Slime am 1 tablespoons of white (Elmers) glue. Add about 1 spoon full of water. Mix. Then in another cup put 2 tablespoons of borax and 2 tablespoons of water. Pour the glue solution and the borax solution together and you get slime. Add some food color to the glue first if you want a cool color.
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Cut and glue tissue paper onto a flower cut-out.  Scribble Doodle and Draw by regina
regina
regina Cut and glue tissue paper onto a flower cut-out. Scribble Doodle and Draw
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Buy orange, white, pink and black felt. Cut the shapes and glue together. Glue a piece of ribbon onto the back of the face. Tie the ribbon onto on upside down cake pop. Make the cake pops a matching orange. by penny
penny
penny Buy orange, white, pink and black felt. Cut the shapes and glue together. Glue a piece of ribbon onto the back of the face. Tie the ribbon onto on upside down cake pop. Make the cake pops a matching orange.
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Buzz Lightyear starship command center! - duct tape closed an 'old orchard' juice bottle ... cut slits the sides for the cardboard wings! (the end inside the bottle resembles the end you can see, so it can't be easily pulled out) ... tape the wings to the bottle and paint away!! <3 by haley
haley
haley Buzz Lightyear starship command center! - duct tape closed an 'old orchard' juice bottle ... cut slits the sides for the cardboard wings! (the end inside the bottle resembles the end you can see, so it can't be easily pulled out) ... tape the wings to the bottle and paint away!! <3
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Hang pictures without the trial and error: 1. Trace pictures onto brown kraft paper and cut out. Label each of the papers with a description of the picture or a corresponding number. 2. Using blue painter's tape (which won't pull up wall paint), tape the papers to the wall. Experiment with arrangements until you have one you like. 3. Install picture-hanging hardware directly through the paper. Pull paper away and hang pictures one by one. by anita
anita
anita Hang pictures without the trial and error: 1. Trace pictures onto brown kraft paper and cut out. Label each of the papers with a description of the picture or a corresponding number. 2. Using blue painter's tape (which won't pull up wall paint), tape the papers to the wall. Experiment with arrangements until you have one you like. 3. Install picture-hanging hardware directly through the paper. Pull paper away and hang pictures one by one.
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