DIY Scrapbook Accent: Fabric Lollipop

by Dorathy Gilchrist

Halloween, trips to candy shops, birthdays and other celebrations are all great scrabpook pages on which to include your own handmade lollipop accent. Give your layouts dimension, texture, and a festive look with the fabric lollipop below.

To Make the Lollipop

What you'll need:

*Several long, thin strips of fabric

*Several long, thin strips of cardstock

*Medium or large cardboard** or chipboard circle

*Plastic straw

*Hot glue gun and glue sticks

 

**If using cardboard, spray it with archival spray first to nuetralize the acid and make it archival safe.

 

 

Step 1: Twist fabric and cardstock strips together.

Tip: The cardstock strips give the fabric shape and structure.

 

 

Step 2: Shape twisted strands into a spiraled circle and adhere to cardboard circle using glue gun.

Tip: You may have to retwist the stips as you go along.

 

 

Step 3: Adhere straw to back of cardboard circle using glue gun.

 

Lollipop accent by Elizabeth Gardener. Supplies: Cardboard, cardstock, fabric, hot glue, and straw.

Step 4: Accent a scrapbook layout with your lollipop!

 

To see more ways to create candy accents for your scrapbook pages, read "Accent Eye Candy" in the October 2011 issue of Creating Keepsakes magazine.

Appeared in:

October 2011

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I never would have guessed
twisting the paper and the fabric together is pure genius !

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