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Make It : Love Struck Pencils

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Today's guest post comes from Claire Roudabush and Kristin Eddington, of BLOW UP! blog.  We are so inspired by their posts everyday, and are thrilled that they've taken the time to share this super cool Valentine DIY.

"Go ahead, get love struck.  We made these colored pencil arrows to share with any target your heart desires.  Follow our steps and practice your aim, these guys are sure to be a hit ;)

You will need:

1. (x3) black and white turkey quills

2. Wooden pencils

3. Colored acrylic paint

4. Xacto blade

5. Super or hot glue

6. Paint brush"

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Step 1: Paint a pattern of stripes on your colored pencil and let them dry.

2 Step 1: Paint a pattern of stripes on your colored pencil and let them dry.

Step 2: Cut the feather down the spine, splitting in two.

3 Step 2: Cut the feather down the spine, splitting in two.

Step 3: Snip off the rounded top of one half of the feather. Measuring from the new top, cut off two-inch segments of the feather to attach to the end of your pencil

4 Step 3: Snip off the rounded top of one half of the feather. Measuring from the new top, cut off two-inch segments of the feather to attach to the end of your pencil

Step 4: Glue (x3) pieces of the cut feather to the top of the colored pencil.

5 Step 4: Glue (x3) pieces of the cut feather to the top of the colored pencil.

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