Saturday, November 30, 2013

How to Make a Paper Camera

How to make a camera
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I originally made this paper camera to be part of photo that for our store banner.  However, Susy didn't like it so I'm not sure what I will do with it now.

Personally I like how it turned out and wanted to take the time to share how I made it with you.

toilet paper roll
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Cut a toilet paper roll in half.

Cut one of those two halves in half length wise.

Cut two 3x5 3/4 cardboard rectangles.
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Hot Glue the two half rolls to the cardboard. 

Hot Glue the tube shaped part of your roll to the center of your camera.






toilet paper roll crafts
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Put your camera on top of cardboard and trace it.   Cut out the top and bottom parts of your camera.

Cut out a small rectangle to use is a view finder.

Cut two 1/2 inch strips of cardboard and roll them to make buttons. 

Cut and 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 square of cardboard and fold it in half for the flash.

Glue all the parts of your camera together.

cardboard box crafts
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 Add vellum for the glass parts of the camera.  Use tin foil for the flash part of your camera.
how to make a paper camera
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Decorate your camera using scrapbook paper.







Have a Great Day and Happy Scrapbooking!

1 comment:

  1. This is AWESOME!! I loveeeeeeeeeeee it!! Totally pinning this!!!!

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