Introduction: SHOOTING STAR MOBILE
This project features an artistic take on the classic shooting star. Follow these simple steps to create your own shooting star mobile with a genuine wooden frame, and your personal touches!
Step 1: Frame Set Up
-Cut 3 bamboo sticks to create a triangle
-Hammer out 6 paper clips, ensuring they are as flat as possible and shaping them to each corner
Step 2: Securing Frame Corners
-Hot glue one paper to each corner on both sides. This will hold the frame together
-Add any extra hot glue as necessary -Spray paint to your desired color, or keep it rustic and leave it plain
Step 3: Tie the Strings
-Using any kind of string you like, secure one end to each corner and connect them in the middle of the traingle
-Make sure you leave enough slack for it to hang
Step 4: Beadwork
-Wrap any kind of bead necklace you like around the outer frame
-Feel free to get creative and add your own personal touch!
Step 5: Create the Star
-Using more string, create a star shape string design within the center of the frame
Step 6: Mirrored Diamonds
-Tie strings hanging down vertically from the star
-Using mirrored paper, cut out diamond shapes (3-5)
-Hole punch the top of each diamond
-Tie the diamonds to the strings hanging from the star
-That's it! Enjoy!
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