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Clothespin Bug Magnets

By: Donna Dewberry

At a Glance:

#3257 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Daffodil Yellow, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lime Green, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Fresh Foliage, 2 oz.

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instructions

Other Supplies

Large clothespin, Adhesive magnetic strips, Black chenille stem, Green chenille stem, Wiggle eyes, Wood variety shaped pieces - circle; ovals; teardrops: 4 large wood oval pieces; 4 large teardrop pieces; 2 medium circles; 4 small circles, #2 Flat brush, #1 Script Liner brush, Hot glue gun

Instructions


Bumblebee

  1. Basecoat ovals, 2 small circles and one clothespin with Daffodil Yellow. Basecoat wings Wicker White and the medium circle Licorice.
  2. Hot glue ovals overlapping each other onto the clothespin. Glue the medium circle and the 2 small circles as shown. Glue wings to the side. 
  3. Add Licorcie stripes to the body with the #2 flat brush. Using the handle of the paintbrush add Licorice dots in between the stripes. 
  4. Using the script liner and thinned Licorice add dashes to the wings. 
  5. Glue black chenille stems as the stinger and antennas. Glue wiggle eyes to the small circles. 
  6. Attach the magnetic strips to the back of the clothespin.

Grasshopper

  1. Basecoat ovals, medium circle, and one clothespin with Fresh Foliage. Basecoat the legs/wings and the 2 small circles with Lime Green.
  2. Hot glue ovals overlapping each other onto the clothespin. Glue the medium circle and the 2 small circles as shown. Glue wings to the side. 
  3. Add dashes to the body using the script liner and thinned Lime Green. Add dashes and dot to the wings with Fresh Foliage. 
  4. Glue green chenille stems as the legs and antennas. Glue wiggle eyes to the small circles. 
  5. Attach the magnetic stripes to the back of the clothespin.

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