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Garden Party Ants

These crafty ants won't invade your summer picnic! Make one or a whole army of ants to create a summer of fun on a small scale.

At a Glance:

#5311 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo
  • FolkArt Painting Stencils Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pink, 2 oz. - 413

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 938

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.
instructions

Other Supplies

Floracraft® foam balls 1 ½”, Wire, Wire cutters, Black chenille stems, Hot glue gun or glue, Brush basin, Paper towels, Foam plates, Stencil brush 1/8”, Liner brush #1, Flat brush ½”, Ruler, Scissors

Instructions

  1. Paint foam balls Licorice. 
  2. To create face on one ball, stencil cheeks with Pink. Create dots for eyes with opposite end of paint brush dipped in Wicker White, then Licorice. Paint mouth in Pink with liner brush. 
  3. Cut two lengths of wire and curl tips. Insert into head with glue. 
  4. Cut six equal lengths from chenille stems approximately 3”. Bend in a z shape and fold one end to create foot. 
  5. Glue head and two remaining balls together to create body. 
  6. Insert legs into body as shown with hot glue gun or glue. 
Tip: Decorate your ants with polka dots for extra embellishment.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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