Time Required :
About 30 minutes
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

make believe camera

Your little shutterbug will have tons of imaginary fun with the DIY toy camera!
Step 1
Tear a piece of silver Duck Tape® about 12" long and wrap around the center of the gift box. Overlap on the back. 
Step 2
Cut a circle from the Black Tie cardstock 2" in diameter. Glue to the center of the box on the silver Duck Tape®. 
Step 3
Cut a 1"x5½" strip from Black Tie cardstock. Tear (or cut) a ¾"x5½" piece of silver Duck Tape® and lay it over the strip of cardstock, leaving ¼" of Black Tie cardstock exposed. Snip along the strip in ¼" increments through the exposed black cardstock, stopping at the silver Duck Tape®. 
 
Step 4
Roll the strip into a circle and adhere the ends with glue. Fold out the snipped tabs and glue it onto the Black Tie cardstock circle on the camera. 
Step 5
Cut two circles about 1½" in diameter out of yellow construction paper. Glue one circle to the top front of a craft stick. Glue the other circle to the back of that circle to make your "flash bulb". 
Step 6
Tear off a 1½" strip of silver Duck Tape® and adhere it to a piece of cardstock larger than the strip. Cut a square about 1"x1" and then cut out a small square in the center to create a "viewfinder". Glue it to the top back of the camera, toward the left side. 
Step 7
ADULT: Hot glue a pony bead onto the top of the box on the right side.  
Step 8
Tear a piece of silver Duck Tape® about 24" and fold it in half lengthwise. Tape it onto the sides of the box to create a strap, using more silver Duck Tape®. 
Step 9
Share your project photos with #MadeWithMichaels 
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    • Size: 6mm x 9mm
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  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • All Purpose Glue Sticks
  • Low Heat Glue Gun (Adult Use Only)
  • Bazzill® Basics Cardstock 8½""x11"" – Black Tie (sku 10474499)
  • Glue Stick
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