Paper weight is simply an object used to keep the loose papers together by putting pressure on them. Yes, that beautiful glass ball or object which you might have seen on desk in schools, hospitals and offices and including you if you have already. Now, you might be thinking of playing with it every time you see it as it could be inviting and an eye-catchy stuff. But, you can craft yourself a brand new paper weight since you too got paper work and as if for your study table or working desk to hold papers together. Scroll down to learn and appreciate below given DIY paper weight art pieces.
DIY Paper Weight Art Pieces
When it comes to have a handmade paper weight, it might get you headache as you have been viewing its beauty since your childhood days with the playful thoughts about it if you’re asked to craft it for yourself. But, craft projects are art work is not that much hard if you do practice and start with simple and easy art projects.
Dandelion paper weight craft:
Dandelion flower is belong to daisy family and it looks so soft that you may don’t want to touch it as it’d lose its softness the very moment you touch it. You got to bring yourself few dandelion flowers by keeping them sure that none of them is fully opened. Now, add small loop of thread with needle carefully. Feel free to use silicon mold to give it the shape and hang it on with old paint brush. And using resin is the perfect idea to let it set perfectly. Now, it’s your turn to give it a final touch and use it freely.
Marble paper weight:
Get yourself few marble rocks and clean them with water and dry brush. Do paint the rocks with white color and once it’s dried you can go for second step. Nail paints? Yes? Great! Now, put them into a bowl of containing clean water and paint will spread on the water surface and that’s the point you need to have some patience. Now, add drop by drop of different colors of nail paint and by keeping the layer untouched. Once layering done, you can submerge the rock into the water and take it out to dry. This paint will harden in few minutes, better to put them under the sun. Bingo! You got a marble paper weight art piece.
Who doesn’t like minions? We all do yes, including me! Now, let’s add something funny, right! Tip- being creative means you can pour your imagination and emotion together in one place and if you got some dedication for minions then bring our that love for minions and paint few rocks. Yes, make rough design by pencil on rocks and paint them smartly with yellow, black and other required color.
Cement paper weight cones:
This brilliant idea is very easy and can be done in no time. Yes, paper weight is all about a heavy or light weight object as it depends on your requirement. Now, you got to craft yourself a cone, could be plastic or buy it from market. Now, get ready the cement and pour it into the cone and let it set properly. Make sure to add enough water and cement ration so that the mixture can make a perfect ratio to set easily. Now, once set, paint it décor it and flaunt it.
It’s your turn to drop us your feedback and ideas on DIY paper weight art pieces. It could be glass, cardboard, cement and anything you want to or you can perform with. Feel free to share these aforesaid ideas and designs with your pals.