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Mini Football Cornhole Game

By: The Country Chic Cottage
October 25, 2013

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Mini Football Cornhole Game
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It is fall and that means it is time for football!  Grab the supplies needed to make this mini football cornhole game for fun indoors this season.  The kids can play during half time or anytime that the mood strikes.  The adults just might like throwing a few footballs themselves.

Items needed:

  • Americana Gloss Enamels 2oz - White
  • Americana Acrylics Writers 2oz - White
  • Americana Acrylics 2oz - Leaf Green
  • Contact or Vinyl Paper
  • Brown Felt
  • Painter’s tape
  • Something to fill your footballs (corn, buttons, beans, etc)

Instructions:

The mini cornhole boards can be purchased from Consumer Crafts.

Start with your cornhole boards and the white gloss enamel.

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Give the boards a couple of good coats of paint allowing to dry in between coats.  Allow the paint to dry for a few days, then add painter’s tape for lines, and vinyl or contact paper numbers.

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Paint over the entire game board with two coats of leaf green allowing to dry in between coats.   In the meantime, we can make our felt footballs.  Cut out six football shapes from brown felt.

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Use the Americana Writer in White to add a football lacing to three of the shapes.

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Once dry, sew two football shapes together.  Go around ¾ of the shape then stuff with your choice of materials.  I actually used buttons in my football shapes.  Some options would be corn, beans, beads, or buttons.  After the shapes are stuffed, sew around the remainder of the shape to close.

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Remove the numbers and painter’s tape from your cornhole boards as the final step.  Then you are ready to play with your mini football cornhole game.  The kids will love this smaller indoor version of the original and the football theme will make it a great addition to any fall party.

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Be sure to visit The Country Chic Cottage  for more projects and to learn more about Angie.

Comments

I went to the site for the mini cornhole boards and they are no longer available. Can you tell me the measurements of the boards? Thank you.

Susan

August 14, 2015

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