Introduction: Easy Ornamental Mobile
To make this you will need:
• 3 curtain rings
• 3 small ornaments
• hot glue gun
• 3 wooden skewers
• 2 boxes
• paint\s of your choice
• fishing wire or string
• a piece of cardboard
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Step 1: Step 1
First of all, arrange your paintbrush, and paint colour\s and start painting the three curtain rings by holding the hook to stop yourself from touching the paint. You could try doing stripes, circles, dots or any pattern. You might make each curtain ring a different colour, you could even just do every one the same colour! the decision is up to you. You might want to do several layers of paint, but usually the case is that you only need one.
Step 2: Step 2
You may discover once you have finished painting all three curtain rings, that letting them dry will be a challenge, as you can't just put it down or the paint will come off. Here's the solution: String each curtain ring on a separate wooden skewer, and as shown on the picture above, rest the skewers on two boxes of the same height to dry for half an hour, (although depending on how many layers of paint you have, it could take more or less time).
Step 3: Step 3
Once the curtain rings have dried, it's time to get the hot glue-gun out, and plug it into the wall. It might take a couple of minutes before it has heated up, but before that, make sure you have a protective mat under the glue-gun so it cannot melt the surface you are working on. Also remember that the glue-gun will burn you if you get it on your skin, so it is recommended to wear gloves to protect your hands. So let's begin!
Choose three small ornamental objects, (plastic or glass, although plastic is lighter and better) for example a cheap little foam bird from Crazy clarks, Spotlight, or Lincraft. Apply a dot of glue from your glue-gun to the place you are going to put your ornament, and wait a few seconds for it to dry. Repeat this until they are all finished.
Step 4: Step 4
After the hot glue has dried, cut pieces of fishing wire or string at different heights and tie each piece to a curtain ring at the hook, then cut the piece of cardboard to a sake of your choice, such as a square, circle, heart, whatever, then paint or colour it . Once it dries, cut a perfect circle in the middle of the shape, and tie the string connected to each curtain ring to the circle in the middle of the piece.
And that's how you make it!
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