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The Love Bug Gang

Alone or together, this gang of love bugs will sweeten your Valentine’s Day!

At a Glance:

#4331 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Craft Paint Logo
supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bright Red, 2 oz.

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Yellow, 2 oz.

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Black, 2 oz.

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Cloudless, 2 oz.

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Coral, 2 oz.

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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Lilac Mist, 2 oz.

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instructions

Other Supplies

Styrofoam ball – large and small, Black chenille stems, Wood word cutouts, Spouncer® ¾”, Flat brush ¼”, Liner brush #1, Stencil brush 1/8”, Round brush #4, Glittered foam sheets – red/white/aqua and dark pink, 5mm Wiggle eyes, Scissors

Instructions

  1. Referring to photo, paint larger Styrofoam balls (bodies) Black, Lilac Mist and Yellow. When dry, add Bright Red Spouncer dots, paint Black stripes and a Cloudless heart.
  2. Press gently on tops of larger balls to create a flat area on bottom to sit without rolling.
  3. Paint remaining small balls (heads) Coral. When dry, paint Black and Lilac Mist caps as shown.
  4. Glue eyes and paint face details with Liner brush. Using a very dry stencil brush, add red cheeks.
  5. Create Spouncer dots where arms and legs will be inserted.
  6. Cut chenille stems to desired lengths for arms, legs and antennae. Insert and secure with glue.
  7. Curl ends of arms around wood word cutouts.
  8. Cut heart shapes and collars out of glittered foam sheets. Glue to bodies as shown.
  9. Glue heads to bodies and your love bugs are ready to spread the love!

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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