Whale Tissue Holder

SUPPLIES:

2 pcs. - 7 x 15 White Foam Core Board
3 pcs. - 5 x 5 White Foam Core Board
2 25 mm Moving Eyes
Acrylic Paint whale color choice
Black fine tip Permanent Marker
X-acto knife
Low Temp Glue gun & glue sticks

Note: This holder is for boutique size tissue boxes.

 

DIRECTIONS:  

Trace 2 whale body pieces onto white foam core board according to the pattern. Cut out pieces using an X-acto knife.

Cut 2 pieces of foam core board 4 x 5 1/8 for the front and back sides of the box cover.

Cut 1 foam core piece 4 x 4 7/8 for the top of the tissue box. Using the pattern, cut a circle out form the middle so that the tissue can be pulled through.

Align the 4 edges and glue the top to the 2 side pieces. You can use the tissue box as a guide by placing the pieces on the box before gluing.

Place the glued piece between the 2 whale bodies with the hole cut-out on the top. Align the bottom edges and glue in place.

Using the acrylic paint color of your choice, paint the surface of the whale. Let dry. Apply clear sealer over the paint. Let dry.

Glue a moving eye to either side of the whale. Use the black fine tip permanent marker and draw in a smile on either side of the whale.

Place tissue box inside holder. Pull first tissue through holder so that it looks like a spout.

 

2006 Ben Franklin Crafts, Inc.

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