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« on: October 07, 2011 04:33:02 PM »

I used this tutorial to make a bunch of wands using a sheet of paper, a glue gun, and paint. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-awesome-Harry-Potter-wand-from-a-sheet-of-/ Since my swap partner has received her package, I can now post pictures.



In progress pictures:

I used painter's tape to hold the paper together while the glue dried.


After getting decorated with a hot glue gun & a base coat of white paint:


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I used a gold paint pen to do the accents & sealed them all with decoupage.
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« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2011 05:34:54 PM »

ive been looking for a good (aka easy) way to make a wand. thanks for putting up the link
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« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2011 08:05:19 PM »

I saw the instructable on these as well, and want to give them a shot myself.  I like how your's turned out much better than the instructables!  You mentioned you used glue to hold the paper into a tube.  I remember reading double sided tape in the instructable.  Did you happen to try them both, or was glue just simpler?
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« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2011 08:35:24 PM »

I've never heard about doing this out of paper!! That's amazing!! I know what I'm doing on my next day off!!
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« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2011 04:02:22 AM »

I saw the instructable on these as well, and want to give them a shot myself.  I like how your's turned out much better than the instructables!  You mentioned you used glue to hold the paper into a tube.  I remember reading double sided tape in the instructable.  Did you happen to try them both, or was glue just simpler?

I didn't have any double-sided tape, so I just used glue.
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« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2011 08:31:45 AM »

I saw these on the swap and thought they were fantastic! Im gonna have to give them a go! Though im not sure mine would turn out as great as the ones you've made Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2011 11:16:45 AM »

Thanks everyone! I definitely had a blast making these & plan to make more.
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