Lent Week 2: Stained Glass Crosses

 

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You will need:

  • Coloured paper
  • Tissue paper in assorted colours
  • Clear contact
  • Scissors
  • Cross template (at bottom of post)

What to do:

Print out cross template and cut.

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Cut the clear contact into a rectangle that is as long as your cross, but twice as wide.

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Fold in half. Remove backing paper to fold line.

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Place cross onto contact, face down. Cut tissue paper into small squares and place in centre of cross, sticking to the contact.

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When you have filled the empty space inside the cross remove the remaining backing paper and press contact down over the top of your cross so that it is sealed.

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Trim edges.

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Hang your cross (preferably on a window) and enjoy this visual reminder of Lent.

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About the Author: Emily is a former ACPA award winning editor and journalist turned stay at home mum and blogger. She lives on a farm in regional NSW with her husband and their five children where she spends the time she should be doing housework reading books and writing posts.

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