Introduction: Sea Shell Mobile
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Step 1: Supplies
Supplies (A lizard snuck in the photo!):
- Wooden Ring
- Hot glue gun
- Shell necklace or small shell beads
- Clear String (ex. fishing line)
Step 2: Drill Holes in Top
Drill 8 holes in the wooden ring that will become the top of your mobile.
Step 3: Glue Shells to Top
Use hot glue to secure shells to the wooden ring (I covered both the top and bottom sides). I filled in the gaps with small shells. Leave space around the drilled holes.
Step 4: Secure Hook
- Cut 8 long pieces of string. 4 pieces should be the length you want the mobile strings to be. The remaining 4 should be longer to account for strings that will be attached to the hook.
- Tie the stings to the wood using the drilled holes and then secure with hot glue. String small shell beads onto the top portion of the 4 extra-long pieces. These strings should be tied both to the wood and to the hook at the top. Glue shells around the drilled holes.
Step 5: Glue on Shells
Start at the top and string shell beads onto each string, then use hot glue to attach a larger shell. Repeat this pattern all the way down each string.