How to Make Your Own American Girl Isabelle Doll Ballet Barre!
The first thing I did was to cut one foamboard in half, lengthwise. The boards we found were 20 x 30, so I marked little lines across one board, lengthwise at 10 inches wide (to make sure that I would keep a straight cut)
Then, using the clear guide, I took the rotary cutter and cut the board in half. *Top Wallpaper* I put those pieces aside and pulled out the whole board.
We used 2.5 of the pieces of scrapbook paper to make the top wallpaper. Make sure to use scrapbook or photo safe glue! You can see that it’s not as straight as it could be, but we’ll be decorating to cover it.
Next, I put that aside and pulled out the dowel. You do not have to varnish the dowel, but because I happen to have some handy and I wanted it a bit more shiny, I decided to clear coat. So…I painted down to about 2 inches that I could hold onto while it dried. Then I spent 30 minutes, waving it around and watching Dallas Cowboys: Making the Team, because, hey, why not? It’s amusing…