How to Cover Odd Shaped Items With Paper

Covering Odd Shaped Items with Paper

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How to Cover Odd Shaped Items With Paper
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Begin by gathering your supplies.

Begin by gathering your supplies.

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Using a pen or pencil trace your shape.

Using a pen or pencil trace your shape.

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3
Use scissors to fussy cut your shape.  Tip: I usually cut slightly on the inside of the traced line.

Use scissors to fussy cut your shape. Tip: I usually cut slightly on the inside of the traced line.

4
Glue the paper to the shape.

Glue the paper to the shape.

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Use the sandpaper to clean up the edges.  I also distress the paper a bit by sanding.  This gives it a weathered look, which I really like.

Use the sandpaper to clean up the edges. I also distress the paper a bit by sanding. This gives it a weathered look, which I really like.

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Use stain on all the edges.  To get in tiny nooks and crannies, I used a q-tip.  I also added a bit of ink to blend in the harsh stain lines.

Use stain on all the edges. To get in tiny nooks and crannies, I used a q-tip. I also added a bit of ink to blend in the harsh stain lines.

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The stain and the sanding covers up any errors or extra bits of paper.

The stain and the sanding covers up any errors or extra bits of paper.

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Add your to your project and enjoy!

Add your to your project and enjoy!

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