Picture of Homer Simpson's 3D Doughnut Trophy
Mmmmm doughnuts. now the Simpson's Movie is out surely you want to make something to remind you of Springfield. This instructable shows you how you can make a really cool doughnut, just like the one on the big screen in the Simpson's MOVIE logo, using just two lightweight plastic carrier bags, some masking tape and (it goes without saying) your trusty glue gun. Frame it in a box frame or follow these instructions to turn it into a Trophy using a coffee stirrer and a disposable food tray.

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Step 1: Roll up a plastic carrier bag

Picture of roll up a plastic carrier bag
One great way to recycle is to reuse. What better way to reuse than to use your junk in craft projects. To make this doughnut you need two lightweight plastic carrier bags. I used two bags of different colours so that I could see the layers later when I cut the bite out of the doughnut. (you'll see later on) but you don't have to use different colours, but the plastic has to be very thin, almost like tissue.

Take the carrier bag and roll it up loosely so it's long and thin (you don't need to stretch it).
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repguy20202 years ago
Mmmmmmmm ... trophies. Aaaawwwhhhh.
That's so awesome!!
LegoGuru173 years ago
You should pull off of this, make a miniature Springfield. I made a 1:20 size Simpsons home, but signed up for instructables after I made it:(
KaptinScarlet, you are supreme too me!(I bow down, he gives me a "D'ohnut". :P)
Do you like good or evil homer?
I like good homer, evil homer is just too smart to be a Simpson... So yah I like good homer better
Of course Evil homer, duuuuhhhh...... Do u side with Good Homer?????!!!!!!!!!!!! If you are, then we're enemies......... *Star Wars music* Dun, dun, dun.........................
The dark side has doughnuts!
...cookies actually
If the dark side is run by homer, it should be with doughnuts. Either way, there's yummy stuff.
KaptinScarlet (author)  MrWhite3256 years ago
mmmm.... forbidden Vader
dun dun dun, dun dun dun...
Nah, I side with evil homer.
KaptinScarlet (author)  I am Evil Homer!7 years ago
Sorry, repliin' to evil homer, not you..... so, do you like good or bad homer, I am Evil Homer?
Jajja5 years ago
I saw this one for about a year ago on another site called www.dadcando.com
and it´s really awesome.
KaptinScarlet (author)  Jajja5 years ago
 Thanks for the recommendation. dadcando is my site actually.
Jajja Jajja5 years ago
Buzzsushi5 years ago
Dude. this is awesome, especially because you dont need any fancy materials!
That looks so real! Awesome job!
mmmm, carrier bag and masking tap donut... ggggrrrrrr
king_zilla6 years ago
Truly a great one of a kind, outstanding, and very resourceful 'ible. on a scale of one to five, a ten. keep up them coming!
KaptinScarlet (author)  king_zilla6 years ago
iman746 years ago
So going to make it. SWEET!
Verno6 years ago
I love you! XD
Derin6 years ago
LOL LOLLY STICK I feel like a failure for saying that.
this is great! I especially like the recycled base.
it looks really realistic...
ReCreate6 years ago
that doughnut looks delicious
9995926 years ago
How long did it take you to do this?
KaptinScarlet (author)  9995926 years ago
the D'oh nut about 90mins to 2 hours, the stand about 45mins and that included working it out, so not long really
Wow thats pretty impressive
KaptinScarlet (author)  9995926 years ago
well, thx, but it's not really that impressive, I bet you could improve on it. it's not really that hard as a project, because the donut is only grocery bags wrapped in masking tape and covered in glue gun glue and quickly sprayed...
Dad really can do a lot, can't he?
KaptinScarlet (author)  raj.dabholkar6 years ago
he tries his best :-)
Camisado7 years ago
To all Simpson lovers: Join my group, The Simpsons! It's an awesome group dedicated to the show!
=SMART=7 years ago
This is brilliant!, your insructables are brilliant!! what program do you use to create the cartoon type glue gun and other images in??
KaptinScarlet (author)  =SMART=7 years ago
Thanks, I enjoy making them (instructables that is). I actually use Macrodedia Freehand, but you couldalso use Adobe Illustrator or any vector (line) drawing programme. Mostly I take quick digital photos and then draw round them in Freehand, it's very easy really. The photos don't have to be perfectly lit or have nice backgrounds as long as they are bright enough to see the detail and they are in focus, you're away.
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