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Old 12-09-2013, 11:11 AM
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Smile Homemade Windows Clings

this seemed really neat and easy to me http://greenowlart.blogspot.com/2013...een+Owl+Art%29
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Old 12-09-2013, 11:46 AM
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We did those last year! It was pretty cool. Last year we used snowflake templates and just traced (attempted to anyway) the lines. I bet those ornaments would be a lot easier! It really did cling to the window nicely.
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Old 12-09-2013, 12:16 PM
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We did those last year! It was pretty cool. Last year we used snowflake templates and just traced (attempted to anyway) the lines. I bet those ornaments would be a lot easier! It really did cling to the window nicely.
I'm glad to hear they work so well! I just saw this on another board and thought it was a great idea.
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Old 12-09-2013, 12:19 PM
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Neat idea, I'm going to have try to make them!
I just put premade snowflake window clings on the windows. One dcg loved helping me, she would probably get a kick out of making her own! Thanks!
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Old 12-09-2013, 12:21 PM
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im wondering if theyd work with glitter glue
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You would think so. It's the bag that's sticking to the window so it should work!
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Old 12-09-2013, 12:28 PM
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You would think so. It's the bag that's sticking to the window so it should work!
i keep tons of glitter glue but not much puffy paint
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Old 12-09-2013, 12:31 PM
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Don't you peel the paint off when it's dry or did I read that wrong? Can you make your own puffy paint?
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i keep tons of glitter glue but not much puffy paint
Me too, I think it would cost a fortune to buy different colors of puffy paint!
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Old 12-09-2013, 12:38 PM
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Here is a link on how to make puffy paint and it seems pretty easy!

http://www.learning4kids.net/2012/10...e-puffy-paint/
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Don't you peel the paint off when it's dry or did I read that wrong? Can you make your own puffy paint?
i havent tried this yet but seems ok

http://whenangelscook.com/homemade-puffy-paint/
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Old 12-09-2013, 12:39 PM
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Me too, I think it would cost a fortune to buy different colors of puffy paint!
if i was using puffy paint id rather just buy window clings
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Me too, I think it would cost a fortune to buy different colors of puffy paint!
You can make homemade window clings by using Elmer's school glue, dishsoap and a few drops of food coloring.

Step 1:Take your glue bottles (about half-full) and add several drops of food coloring.

Step 2: Add a few drops of dish detergent to your glue.

Step 3: Shake well. Take the lid off and squeeze the bottle to “knead” the color into the glue. Let the glue sit overnight (or at least several hours) to let the color settle in.

Then you can take whatever picture and/or template you want and slip it into a big ziplock and/or a clear page protector. Outline your shape and fill it in.

Let it dry overnight. The thicker the glue, the sturdier the cling is but the thicker the glue, the more dry time it requires.

I got this recipe and instructions from a DIY website a while back and found it to be the most useful and easiest. I can't recall the site off hand, but will look and come back and repost as it had pictures that were neat to show how it actually works.
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Old 12-09-2013, 12:58 PM
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You can make homemade window clings by using Elmer's school glue, dishsoap and a few drops of food coloring.

Step 1:Take your glue bottles (about half-full) and add several drops of food coloring.

Step 2: Add a few drops of dish detergent to your glue.

Step 3: Shake well. Take the lid off and squeeze the bottle to “knead” the color into the glue. Let the glue sit overnight (or at least several hours) to let the color settle in.

Then you can take whatever picture and/or template you want and slip it into a big ziplock and/or a clear page protector. Outline your shape and fill it in.

Let it dry overnight. The thicker the glue, the sturdier the cling is but the thicker the glue, the more dry time it requires.

I got this recipe and instructions from a DIY website a while back and found it to be the most useful and easiest. I can't recall the site off hand, but will look and come back and repost as it had pictures that were neat to show how it actually works.
ill be watching for it! love stuff like that
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Old 12-10-2013, 06:51 AM
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Oh-all of these ideas are cool! My son & I will be doing some. Probably the older dck too, but my oldest is 20 mos.
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Here's a cool glow-in-the-dark recipe I found!

http://www.blogmemom.com/homemade-gl...window-clings/
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