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A perfect place for kid favorites
Use your kids’ favorite photos to create decorative place mats.
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What You’ll Need
12 pictures per placemat
Poster board or heavyweight craft paper
Scissors
Ribbon
Hot glue and glue gun or photo adhesive
Decoupage glue or laminator
Paint brush

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How to Make it:

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Cut it down to size.
Trim the poster board or craft paper to the desired placemat size (14 inches by 19 inches is standard).
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Arrange your photos.
Lay out your 12 images on the piece of paper, cropping or rearranging until you’re happy with the look of the placemat.
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Put it in place.
Coat the back of each picture with adhesive and place it on the craft paper, carefully smoothing the photo to avoid bumps.
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Add your trim.
Glue ribbon to each edge of the placemat to create a finished edge.
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Protect your pictures.
Use the brush to apply decoupage glue to the entire placemat or run the project through a laminator to seal it and protect it from spills. (Laminating will help the placemat last longer.)