Secret Message Peg: Tutorial

Dear Chicago House,

Miss Chicago teen is sitting an AP exam today in European History.  I have to say she knows more about the history of Europe than I ever will .. even though I was born there.

This is the first AP exam she has sat and was a little anxious going to school today.  Maybe this little good luck token, hidden in her lunch bag, will bring a smile to her face. I hope so!

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peg craft

This was easy-peasy to make. Here is what I did.

You will need

  • 1 wooden peg or clothes pin
  • Thick paper
  • Fine black marker
  • Glue stick

Start by cutting a strip of paper about 1.5cm wide and fold it like this

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Put the folded paper into the peg and fold to create the envelope shape. Wrap around the peg and trim the flaps so they don’t hang off the edges.

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Now remove and create your inside message.

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Use a glue stick to secure the paper to the peg then draw your envelope.

peg craft
peg craft

Love from

Creative in Chicago
XX

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