Stephanie Coil has put together several crafts for folks to try at home. She’s planning to continue to make more and we will post them here as they arrive. Stephanie highly recommendsCreative Bug, a crafting database you can access for free with your library card.
NEW - Simple Sentiment
The Simple Sentiment kit includes a wood block with vinyl attached, a toothpick, and an instruction sheet. Not included are your paint of choice, plastic cup or plate for paint, foam paintbrush and optional wood sealer.
Fall OR Halloween Book Page Banner
12 book pages, 7 squares or Fall OR Halloween paper, banner cardboard pattern, cauldron, pumpkin & witch's hat cardboard patterns for Halloween banner OR maple leaf, acorn & poplar leaf cardboard patterns for Fall banner, "FALL" or "BOO!" paper letters, 6 feet of twine are included in the kit. Not included are a pencil, scissors, glue stick or double-sided tape, and a hole punch. Show your love of reading and the season with these new banners!
Apple or Pumpkin Puzzle
Six-inch by six-inch piece of painted wood, Apple or Pumpkin stencil, 50 puzzle pieces painted orange or red, 2 grass green puzzle pieces, and a two-inch cut piece of light brown ribbon are included in the craft kit. A hot glue gun with glue gun sticks OR wood glue or other strong glue is required but NOT included. Show your fall spirit with these new crafts!
Duct Tape Zip Pouch
Two rolls of printed duct tape, two quart sized freezer slider bags, and instruction sheet on how to make the zip pouch are included in the craft kit. These duct tape zip pouches are great for pencil cases, make-up, snacks, mask bags, and more!
Bookmark with Tassle
Three plain bookmarks, nine pieces of yarn, and instruction sheets on how to make the tassel are included in the craft kit. Be creative! Bookmarks can have whatever design you choose. Use markers, colored pencils, crayons, stickers, colored paper, magazines, book pages, sheet music, glue, or rubber stamps with ink to create your one of a kind bookmark.
Sirius Star Ornament
You can create your own Sirius Star Ornament with book pages from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. See a quick video of Stephanie created the first page strip here. Supplies are still available!
Paper Bead Bracelet
Enjoy these step-by-step instructions on how to make a Paper Bead Bracelet. Stephanie used sheet music to create her bracelet beads but any kind of paper would work – book pages, newspaper, or colorful scrapbook paper! We’d love to see pictures of your bracelet when you’re finished. See a quick video of Stephanie making a single bead here.
Simple Birdseed Ornament
Stephanie Coil has created directions for a Simple Birdseed Ornament that can be hung in a tree so that we can make a difference for birds on Earth Day!
Toilet Paper Roll Roses
Something tells us you may have these supplies on hand... Enjoy this PDF with step-by-step instructions for you to make these timely blossoms. Make a whole bouquet! Don't forget to share your pictures if you give this craft a try!
Book Page Wreath Workshop Directions
Remember when Way Library had a fantastic Book Page Wreath Workshop? Though it seems like a lifetime given all that's been happening, it was really only a few weeks ago! Michelle Keedy of Bombshell Redesign has given us permission to post her instructions so you can make this beautiful wreath while you stay home to stay healthy. Thank you, Michelle!