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     Have you ever wanted a nice desk decoration or gift idea without having to spend a lot of money? Paperweights and picture frames are just too expensive, and boring, to place in an office. Luckily, there is a simple (and cheap) solution! You can make a model 3D pyramid using supplies you probably already have right there in your desk! Not only is this project great as a decoration, but it also makes a great craft for kids, and can be given as a gift or card to someone else! So don't just stare blankly at that empty space on your desk! Start building!!!
 
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Step 1: Materials

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You will need:

-A piece of paper
-A pencil
-Scotch tape
-Crayons in the following colors: dandelion, white, apricot, and cerulean.

Step 2: "X" Fold

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Fold the top corners of the paper down to the opposite edges to make an "X" shaped crease.

Step 5: Complete Folding

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Pinch all edges to make sure they are completely folded.

Step 6: Unfold

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Unfold the paper and trace the "X" fold lines with a pencil.

Step 8: Landscape

Trace the center fold line with a pencil. Next, draw in a landscape on both sides of the center fold. Make sure they are upside down from each other, so they will match! An alternative method you could use would be to draw a different landscape on either side, for an artistic appeal.

Step 9: Coloring The Pyramid

Take the apricot crayon and start coloring in the pyramid. It will be neater if you color the "layers" of the pyramid one by one.

Step 10: Coloring The Sun

Take the dandelion crayon and color in the sun (if you have one) in your landscape. Remember to do this for both sides of the landscape!

Step 11: Sand

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If there is sand in your landscape, you can mix the apricot and dandelion crayon colors to make a sandy color reminiscent of the desert. Repeat for both sides of your landscape.
Simple, but still very cool. :P If this was in a contest, I'd vote for it.
nerfrocketeer (author)  DarkOwlProductions8 months ago
Thanks!
You're welcome. :P
nerfrocketeer (author)  DarkOwlProductions8 months ago
:P
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