Office Staples Wall Art
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Office Staples Wall Art


With striking photography, everyday objects are transformed into objects of art. Photograph office supplies, kitchen utensils, canned goods, soaps, or other everyday items and display them on a canvas of STYROFOAM brand foam.
Designed by The Dow Chemical Company
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • STYROFOAMâ„¢ Brand Foam Sheets: 1-inch x 12-inch x 36-inch (2)
  • Photos of choice: 12-inch x 18-inch (3)
  • Ribbon of choice: 1-inch x 5-yards
  • Ruler
  • Sharp Pencil
  • Serrated Knife and Old Candle or Dental Floss
  • Thick White Craft Glue
  • Straight Pins (optional)
  • Sawtooth Picture Hangers (3)
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Using ruler and pencil, score foam sheet in half, creating two, 12-inch x 18-inch halves.


Step: 2

Cut foam using one of the following techniques: Wax serrated knife with an old candle, hold foam sheet firmly on a flat surface, extend one end and cut across score line using knife like a saw. Or Stand the sheet on its edge and hold a 20-inch length of dental floss along the scored line, positioning one hand at the bottom of the board and the other at the top; draw the dental floss down through the foam sheet along the scored line. Repeat with remaining foam sheet. Save one half for another use.


Step: 3

Spread white craft glue on foam rectangle, center photo, and adhere to foam. Repeat with remaining two photos.


Step: 4

Pin or glue ribbon around edges.


Step: 5

Glue sawtooth picture hanger to back. For additional hold, insert and glue two straight pins through holes in sawtooth picture hanger.


Step: 6

Let dry before hanging.


Tips

Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.

Instructions are for three, 12-inch x 18-inch photos; however, you can easily use the techniques below to create wall art for photos of different sizes.