Ahhh, scratch n’ sniff stickers. I keep in mind as a child, attempting to be tremendous good in school simply to get one. They might scent of synthetic cherry, strawberry, and lemon with nothing however a easy scratch to activate the scent. I don’t understand how they make these, however I do know that every time I open up a field of cake batter, or powdered gelatin, I get the identical scent. So in having this nostalgic second, I made a decision to create a scratch n’ sniff DIY, easy sufficient for little palms. As an alternative of stickers, I made a decision to make bookmarks. I imply, who wouldn’t need to open up their favourite novel and scent chocolate, or strawberry taste? So, if you wish to return in time with me and make scented bookmarks, observe alongside!
For this DIY, you’ll want:
- Candy Treats Printable
- Flavored prompt pudding, kool-aid, gelatin, or cake batter (all in powdered type)
- Liquid craft glue
- 1/2 teaspoon
- 1/four teaspoon
First, print and reduce out the printable. I printed mine out on card inventory, however I really counsel a paper with some shine to it- a shiny end, like picture paper. Photograph paper will even maintain up a bit higher in the long term, too.
Make the combination of two, 1/2 teaspoons of flavored powder, 1/four teaspoon of water, and 1/2 teaspoon of glue. Stir, stir, and stir, till you get a thick paste. Ideally, you’re attempting to masks the scent of the glue and paper along with your flavoring. That’s why you add extra powder than anything. Mess around with this formulation if wanted, and tweak it to your liking.
It seems yummy, however no consuming!
Connect your twine on the base, connecting the 2. You should use the common glue for this step.
Unfold the combination on the again aspect of the printable. Stick with the middle of 1 aspect, in order that when it’s folded over, the combination doesn’t ooze out of the edges. Earlier than folding, put a bit of extra craft glue on the bottom of the popsicle, in order that its stem will keep closed when folded. Lastly, fold the printable collectively, let dry, and you’ve got your popsicle bookmark!
The place is the scent, you say? The scent is not going to be very robust with this formulation. You’ll need to mess around with the combination so as to add roughly flavoring to boost or dilute the scent. However you ought to scent the flavour when completed, and there’s really no scratching required! Do that with different flavors like cherry, vanilla, or lime. The flavour prospects are infinite. I haven’t tried the cake batter combination but, so I’m curious to scent that one. There’s nothing just like the scent of freshly blended, yellow cake batter. Effectively, I hope you guys loved this put up, and I hope your youngsters prefer it too! Blissful DIY!