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Sun-catcher with Tissue Paper and Laser-cut Frame

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This is how I made a sun-catcher from tissue paper and laser-cut wood.

I apologize for the sub-par photos.  I was rushing to finish it for Christmas and the pictures were sort of an afterthought.  ^_^;
 
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Step 1: Materials and Supplies

You will need:

- Two mirror-image wood frames, laser cut with your pattern.  There are numerous laser cutting services online; I used outfab.com.  Your pattern should not have detail as fine as the clouds, leaves, and waves on mine unless you want to punish yourself.
- Tissue paper in assorted colours
- Mod Podge (or other white craft glue)
- Very sharp craft knife
- Tiny yet stiff brush
- Strong adhesive, such as liquid nails, liquid cement, or superglue gel
- Drill, unless you included your hanging-hole in your laser-cut design
That is beautiful! Do you happen to have the file of the design you used?
linrodann (author)  Penolopy Bulnick1 year ago
Thank you! Yes, I do still have it. Some time soon I plan to make an 'ible for how I make drawings into vector files.
You should enter this into the Holiday Gifts Contest!
linrodann (author)  Penolopy Bulnick1 year ago
Just did so now. Thanks for the heads up! ^_^
This is brilliant!
ChrysN1 year ago
Gorgeous!