Decorative Arrows

This project requires the following items:

  • Craft Workshop Felt
  • Craft Workshop Feathers
  • Craft Workshop Hot Glue Gun
  • Scissors
  • Paint
  • Washi tape
  • Ribbon

 

Step 1.
Paint the wooden dowel rods a colour of your choice to start your arrows
Step 2.
Whilst the arrow rods are drying, prepare the felt cut out feathers, by simply drawing a leaf shape and trimming the side to shape into a feather. Make sure you make a few of different size to layer them up.
Step 3.
Once the arrow’s paint is dry, you have then decorate with bits of ribbon and washi tape, twisting it around the arrow and hot gluing it to stick. You could also draw patterns on to the arrow, use your imagination to create some fun patterns
Step 4.
Hot glue felt feathers layered together, then glue it to the end of the arrow, layering with some colourful feathers.
Step 5.
We wrapped some rope ribbon around the end to cover the feather tips and finish it off.
Hang on the wall or play in a glass vase on display.

Fairy Ballerina

For this project you will require the following items:

  • Craft Workshop Pom Poms
  • Craft Workshop Dolly Peg (long)
  • Craft Workshop Hot Glue Gun (with glue)
  • Craft Workshop Chenille Stems (pipe cleaners)
  • Fine-tip Black Pen
  • Colouring Pens

Step 1.
Use the fine tipped black pen to draw on the ballerinas face and create small eyes, a happy mouth and finish it off with a pink pen on the cheeks for blush.
Step 2.
Now choose your ballerina’s style! Draw and colour in a hairline on her head, and then the ballet slipper straps on her legs (using the fine tipped black pen again).
Step 3.
Colour in the the top half of the ballerina’s dress, leaving a ‘V’ shaped opening at the front (as ballerina’s typically have dramatic plunging necklines).  Don’t forget her pointe (dancing) shoes!
Step 4.
Our ballerina’s tutu will be made from pom poms! Use the hot glue gun and glue to carefully attach the pom poms around the middle of the peg.
Step 5.
Twist the chenille stem (pipe cleaner) to create wings; make them whichever shape you would wish and then safely glue them onto the fairy ballerina’s back to fit. Be careful not to burn your fingers with the hot glue! Once the wings have dried, your Fairy Ballerina is ready to dance!

Plane Peg Photoframe Magnets

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Step 1:
Cut an angled part to go on tail of plane. You may need an adult to help with this part.
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Step 2:
Glue a shorter section on back of peg. Glue the angled part on top.
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Step 3:
Glue the wings on the plane.
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Step 4:
Attach magnet on back.
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20160914_153506 Use these to hang up your artwork on the fridge. You can also paint or decorate your planes as well.

Reindeer & Xmas Tree Popstick Decos

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Step 1:
Paint the popsicle sticks in your colour choice to match your project. For example, if you are doing the Reindeer project, then paint it brown, if the Tinsel Tree, then red, and blue for the Pom Pom Tree.
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Step 2:
Using a hot glue gun (being careful not to burn yourself), glue the popsicle sticks together in a triangle shape, starting with joining 2 in a V shape.Skip to Step 3.1 for Reindeer continuation. 
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Step 3.1:
Reindeer — Then glue the 3rd stick across the first 2, an inch or so down, leaving some space at the end of the triangle to form a shape of reindeer head.
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Step 3.2:
Tinsel Tree & Pom Pom Tree — For these Christmas tree designs, cut the 3rd popsicle stick a bit shorter, and glue across the end of the V to give the triangle a taller shape like a tree. Glue the piece of popsicle stick you cut off at the bottom of the triangle tree shape to look as the tree trunk.
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Step 4.1:
Reindeer — For the reindeer, use the hot glue gun to glue the eyes on to the popsicle sticks, halfway between the top and nose.
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Step 4.2:
Tinsel Tree — Wrap the tinsel pipe cleaners around the tree, alternating in colours and direction to fully cover the tree.
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Step 4.3:
Pom Pom Tree — Glue the pom poms in colourful pattern all over the front side of the popsicle sticks.
Step 5.1:
Reindeer — Add the red glitter nose using the glitter pen, or the glitter hot glue stick in the glue gun. You could also glue a red button on, or add a red pom pom for nose.
Step 5.2:
Cut a tinsel pipe cleaner in half, and twist around the top of reindeers head to make pretty antlers.
Step 6:
Tinsel Tree & Pom Pom Tree — Get creative to decorate your tree! For example, we cut a tinsel pipe cleaner into pieces, and twist them around each other to form a small star, leaving one star length longer than the rest. Glue this longer length to the back of the tree so the star sits on top.
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Simply tie some nylon string around the top of reindeer and the trees to be able to hang for decoration