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Make Your Own Office Stationery Darts and Combat Workplace Boredom January 6, 2011

Filed under: craft adventures,Fun — tinostravelblog @ 2:26 pm
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Also, terrorize your co-workers, an added bonus.Winking smile


Office Stationery Darts

How to make some simple little darts out of household or office stationery

Office Stationery Dartsi


step 1 ~ Materials

Materials needed:
-Press tacks
-Paper clips
-Elastic bands
-3″ by 3″ sticky notes
-Card board



step 2 ~ Attaching the clips

Hold the clips around the tack with one hand, and wrap around the elastic band with the other to keep it in place. This is the hardest part, and if you struggle at first try attaching one at a time (although you will need more bands to do this).

Attaching the clips

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step 3 ~ Making the flights

Fold the sticky note in half to make a rectangle, then unfold again. Then fold in half to make a triangle, then unfold again. Then fold into a triangle once more the other way. These are the base folds. Fold in half along the first base fold (into a rectangle). Next, take one of the the top corners (one that’s folded) and pull down into the middle, then repeat on the other side. Even out the sides. Its very simple to do, but it is hard to demonstrate in the form of text. Luckily, I can provide a picture.

Making the flights

visit instuctables.com to see the final step here

I guess if you wanted to get funky you could use some of your personalized stationery your even your office letterhead to create that extra special dart and wow your co-workers.

My friend Michele pointed this tutorial out to me ~ Tino Smile


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