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By the book

Create these fun bookends using a few squares of timber, some wooden animals and a Resene testpot.

By the book - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 09

Difficulty level: Easy

You will need: Four squares of wood measuring 10cm x 10cm, One testpot of Resene Japonica, Paintbrush, PVA Glue, Resene Quick Dry Acrylic Primer Undercoat, Two wooden cats

Top tip: Wooden animals can be found at ethnic craft shops and markets.

Here's another idea: Paint a couple of action figures with Resene Time Warp and glue each one to a wooden base to create a couple of cool CD-ends.

Make fun bookends
By the book

Make fun bookends Another idea: Use some cd's

Step 1
Step one
Using the PVA, glue one piece of wood to the other to form a right angle. Do the same with the other two pieces of wood and allow to dry.
Step 2
Step two
Prime these with one coat of Resene Quick Dry Acrylic Primer Undercoat and allow to dry.
Step 3
Step three
Paint these with two coats of Resene Japonica and allow to dry.
Step 4
Step four
Glue the wooden cats onto the bookends with PVA glue. Allow to dry before using.

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