Yarn and Bottle Top Stampers

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Yarn is a frugal material to use for crafting, and together with these bottle tops, it makes the perfect recycled craft activity!

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I bought Yarn at our local fabric shop for another activity that will be on the blog by friday(I will update this post with a link), but wanted to do something else with it as well.

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I was inspired by Shaunna from Fantastic Fun and Learning’s yarn art activity, and took it a step further to create different stampers with the yarn on the bottle tops.
I’ve used milk bottle tops and a strong, clear glue together with the yarn to make these simple stampers.

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I only made a few examples: shapes, numbers, letters, patterns. But the possibilities are endless!

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Remember: for some numbers and letters you will have to stick the yarn down in mirror writing, for example this letter ‘L’.

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Another tip I can give you is: use only a thin layer of paint to dip the stampers in, otherwise you will find that the bottle top also get full of paint, thus printing a smudge around the actual stamp.

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Kids can decorate plain gift wrap, or make cards with these “personalised” stampers. It could work on fabric as well, when one wants to do fabric painting projects.

Have fun!

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