Graduation Mortarboard Card Box
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niece who will be graduating from high school in June. In preparation for her
party, I created a Mortarboard Card Box to collect all of the greeting cards and
well wishes that she will receive.
from JOY was perfect to embellish the mortarboard with RVHS (Riverview High
School) and 2015 in her school colors of blue and black – PERFECT!
what you will need:
JOY Varsity 3″ Embroidered Self Adhesive Letters and Numbers – RVHS and 2015 – Royal Blue.
Americana Paints by DecoArt – Lamp Black and Sapphire.
Tombow USA MONO Aqua Liquid Glue. Paper Mâché Box – 8″ diameter; Royal Blue Embroidery Floss; Black Craft Foam 11″ by 17″;
Scissor; Ruler; Pencil; Black Brad; Paint Brush; Palette and Water Basin.
Here’s how I made it:
Lamp Black, let dry. Apply a second coat, if necessary. Base coat inside of box
bottom and lid with Sapphire, let dry. Apply a second coat, if
square to top of box lid with Tombow USA MONO Aqua Liquid Glue, let dry.
two 6″ lengths, tie one around top loop of skein, then remove top paper
wrapper. Tie then wrap the other length around to create the top of the
tassel. Secure ends with MONO Aqua Liquid Glue. Cut other end with scissors to
finish the tassel.
the tassel and black brad, securing with MONO Aqua Liquid Glue, let
top and bottom edge of the mortarboard square.
party to collect all of the greeting cards and well wishes For the special
have created with their JOY Embroidered Letters! Just click on the Hop Forward
and Hop Back links in the Designer Crafts Connection navigation box on my right
Thanks for stopping by! -Beth