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Embellished Scissors {teacher appreciation}

Hey there, Skippers!  It’s Char here from Crap I’ve Made.  I was super excited when Cindy asked me to participate in her teacher appreciation gift series.
Embarrassing confession, though:  I’ve never actually appreciated a teacher.  I mean, I’ve appreciated a teacher, I just haven’t ever done anything about it.  Who sucks?  (Hint: me)
Spiffy Scissors

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Supplies:
Scissors
Patterned paper
E6000
Sandpaper or a nail file
Mod Podge Dimensional Magic
I picked papers that coordinated with the scissor handles.
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Cut out pieces of paper the size of the scissor blades.  They don’t need to be exact, but the closer the better.
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Use some E6000 to adhere the paper to the scissor blades.
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Be sure to get the E6000 all the way to the edges.  Trust me on this.
Using a nail file or some sandpaper, sand off the excess paper.  Sand down (i.e. towards the metal).
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See how much  nicer that looks?
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Move to a “safe” surface (I used a junky old IKEA cutting board) and apply an even thin layer of Dimensional Magic to one of the scissor blades.
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Let it dry for about 3 hours and then flip it over to do the other blade.
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The Dimensional Magic dries clear.
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I had a happy little accident when I discovered that disposable icing bags were a perfect fit for the scissors.
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I tied them with some ribbon and tags (I used the print & cut option on my Silhouette), but you can make them however you want.
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And I solemnly swear that I will publicly thank teachers for the rest of my life.


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