Petit Collage: 25 Easy Craft and Décor Projects for a Playful Home
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From the beloved design brand for nurseries, playrooms, and every space in between, Petit Collage shows you how to make 25 of their bestselling paper and wooden accessories for your home. Customize toy chests, create cheerful name plaques, build bunny clocks, and more, with artist and owner Lorena Siminovich. Breaking down each project with simple, illustrated step-by-step instructions, Siminovich presents easy tips on how to personalize the Petit Collage signature style with your child’s favorite colors and patterns. All you need are rubber stamps, paper, scissors, and the provided project templates to create a contemporary space filled with bright and distinctive décor.
Whether you’re looking for unique paper toys or vibrant namesake prints, Petit Collage’s whimsical craft projects will inspire your children to put their little touch and big imagination into your family home.
concealing a not-so-perfect window view and the friends coat rack is the perfect mix of practical and creative. One thing that came to mind as I read Petit Collage is that we must never allow crafting to become a lost art, despite how we live in an age when everything is being outsourced and digitalized. Crafting with our children is not only helpful for their own self-discovery and self-esteem, but also shows them what goes into making things, which builds a greater appreciation for the
permanent once affixed. 5 Use a level to ensure that they are perfectly straight. Make any changes as necessary. 6 Once ready, remove the backing from the veneer pieces one by one, and firmly adhere each piece to the wall, smoothing it down with the palm of your hand. Remove all tape guides. 7 Now that the cityscape is laid out, you can apply the details. For the windows and signs you can use washi tape. For the lights and other windows I used circle dots from office supply stores. tips
line to mark where the rope handle will go. 4 Drill two ¼" (6cm) holes in each end of the paper tape for the rope to thread through, then repeat on the other side. Remove paper tape. 5 Thread 12" (30.5cm) rope through both holes, tying a knot at each end in the interior side of crate. Repeat on the other side. 6 Attaching the casters: Flip the crate upside down. Place a plywood block at each corner of the crate just far enough in from the edges of the crate so that they do not hang out over
being super practical. MATERIALS Letters templates artist tape three 24"- (61cm-) long pieces of a 2×2 strip of wood (note that a 2×2 piece of wood has an approximate dimension of 1.5" × 1.5" [3.8cm × 3.8cm]) 3"- (7.5cm-) long screws, appropriate to your wall type three 24" (61cm) pieces of 3"- (7.5cm-) wide and ¼"- (6mm-) thick basswood for the front of the shelves decoupage glue various colored or patterned papers carpenter’s wood glue TOOLS measuring tape level pencil drill
piece to be the ledge and a flat piece to be the front. Rotate the offerings in this library by switching up books once a week, and choose some new favorites for the week to come. 2 FAMILY LIFE This chapter aims to bring handmade, practical, and fun ideas to every room in the house. With an eye for simplifying and improving daily routines, most of these projects offer useful yet visually interesting results, sure to spruce up any family kitchen, entryway, or dining room. I’ve included