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Dr. Seuss' The Lorax Propaganda Button

Dr. Seuss' The Lorax DIY Button

We all love the Lorax and want to join his tree saving campaign now you can! A quick trip to the local craft store and you, too, will be marching for the trees.

 

Dr. Seuss' The Lorax DIY Button

Tools and materials

DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint – Bubblegum Pink

DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint – Wasabi Green

DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint – Wisteria

DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint – Primary Yellow

• Paint brushes

• Wooden disks

• Self-adhesive pin backs

• Fine-tip permanent marker – black

 

Dr. Seuss' The Lorax DIY Button

Step 1

Paint the wooden disk with one solid color I chose DecoArt paint that resembled colors used in the original The Lorax illustrations. After penciling in “I Speak For The Trees,” I followed up by painting the text using complimentary colors. I then outlined the text with a fine-tip permanent marker to really make it pop.

 

Dr. Seuss' The Lorax DIY Button

Step 2

Flip over your freshly painted wooden disk (once it’s dry, of course) and apply your self-adhesive pin back. Be sure to apply lots of pressure to make sure it sticks.

Enjoy spreading the word by pinning your new button on a t-shirt or the lapel of your jacket! You’ll be sending a message that you really want to make a difference.

 

Disclaimer: A big thanks to Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax for sponsoring this campaign. Click here to see more of the discussion.

 

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