How to Make Your Own Trophy Crafts

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Trophies are given at award ceremonies, sporting events and home celebrations. A trophy can be expensive when you place a special order and add personalisation such as engraving. Creating your own trophy is cost-effective because you can personalise it just the way you want. Children can make these trophies, with the help of an adult, to give as gifts to someone special.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Things you need

  • Square wooden base
  • Gold spray paint
  • Thermocol sheet
  • Precision craft knife
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Markers
  • Felt circles

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  1. 1

    Spray-paint the base with two coats of the gold paint. Allow to dry.

  2. 2

    Draw the shape for the upper half of the trophy on the thermocol sheet. Cut the shape out using a precision craft knife.

  3. 3

    Spray-paint two coats of the gold paint on the upper half of the trophy. Allow to dry.

  4. 4

    Draw the details of the shape onto the upper half of the trophy using markers. Add any personalisation you want to the base using markers as well.

  5. 5

    Glue the upper half of the trophy to the base using the hot-glue gun.

  6. 6

    Glue a felt circle in each corner on the bottom of the base using the hot-glue gun.

Tips and warnings

  • Always allow the paint and glue to dry before proceeding to the next step.
  • Use the spray paint only in well-ventilated areas.

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