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Monday, June 25, 2012

Paper Apple Craft

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This paper apple craft is another variation of the recycled book pumpkin craft from Craftberry Bush. This one you don't need a book, but several sheets of white paper.


  • cardboard
  • white paper
  • scissors
  • short stick
  • strong stapler
  • glue or glue gun
  • red food coloring
  • water
  • shallow bowl
  • ribbon
  • apple seeds


  1. Trace a simple half apple shape with one straight edge on cardboard and cut out. This will be your template.
  2. Put several sheets of  white paper together. Fold in half and staple the fold to make a book.
  3. Place the template on your little book with the straight edge along the spine and trace with a pencil.
  4. Cut out with scissors.
  5. Mix red food coloring with water in a shallow bowl.
  6. Close your book and tip the edges in the red water to dy them. Allow to dry.
  7. Glue a short stick to the spine of your book, sticking up a little from the top. Prefereably one with a little gren leaf.
  8. Fold some pges arount the stick and glue in place. Hold with a clothespin until dry.
  9. Tie a little ribbon around the stem.
  10. Glue or draw a couple of apple seeds on the inside of your book.
  11. Display your paper apple.

Source: Craftberry Bush

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