Instead of the cotton string I used the top band of an old sock soaked with acetone polish remover. Lit it on fire and held it over a bucket of water. The fire got so hot it cracked and fell off by itself.
Lay a strip of lace on top of your drawer. Spray-paint right over it and let it dry a bit. Remove lace from insert dresser drawer. Or spray with clear paint , trim and attach drawer pull for little girl's room.
Toilet Paper Roll Crafts This also makes pretty snowflakes. Paint ,cover with glue and add glitter. Saw it on craft show years ago. Great craft to do with grand kids as I did or your kids. Still have mine.