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How to make a column with pool noodles

Pool noodles aren't very elegant, but believe it or not, it takes little more than a coat of stone spray paint to transform them into a chic piece of home decor. That's the secret behind this genius DIY project.
No one will ever guess that this decorative column was made with pool noodles unless you tell them. You probably can't wait to make one for yourself, so check out the video and the instructions below to learn how it's done.
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Materials
- Pool noodles
- Measuring tape
- Permanent marker
- Precision knife
- Building form tube
- Construction adhesive
- Clamps
- Square wooden boards
- Chalk spray paint
- Stone spray paint
Instructions
1. Use the precision knife to cut each pool noodle to the length you'd like your column to be, then cut each one in half lengthwise.
2. Take the first pool noodle half and wrap it around the top of the column, cutting off any excess if necessary. Glue it down with construction adhesive and use a clamp to hold it in place.
3. Attach the rest of the pool noodle halves to the building form vertically with construction adhesive until they cover the entire column.
4. Place a line of construction adhesive between the vertical pool noodles and the noodle wrapped around the top of the column.
5. Glue two wooden boards onto the top of the column using construction adhesive.
6. Cover the entire pillar with a coat of chalk spray paint.
7. Lastly, use stone spray paint to give the pillar an elegant "stone" look.
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