Nicole™ Crafts Spool Piggy

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Spool Piggy

How ingenious is this cute little spool piggy? Sure to make anyone smile. By just adding paint, beads or other basic craft items, these wood shapes can be transformed into just about anything you can imagine!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Glue four candle cups to one end of spool. Glue disc to top side of spool. Glue button to center of disc to create pig. Allow to set .
  • 2
    Paint entire pig Baby Pink. Use pouncer and Shading Flesh to create cheeks on each side of button nose.
  • 3
    Paint a ¼ inch black line at bottom of candle cup feet.
  • 4
    Dot on Black eyes and nostrils.
  • 5
    Brush on varnish. Allow to dry.
  • 6
    Measure, cut and glue lace around body.
  • 7
    Cut a 3 inch piece of Pink chenille stem. Curl around paintbrush handle. Glue to rear of pig for tail.
  • 8
    Cut a 6 inch piece of Pink chenille stem. Bend into a V shape. Bend ends ½ inch down to form ears. Glue folded end into hole at top of spool.
  • 9
    Use marker to draw mouth.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Closed Spool Large 3 inch 104751973
  • Lara's Crafts™ Wood Disc/Circle 1-1/2 inches 6 pcs. 104139645
  • Lara's Crafts™ Wood Button Plug 1/2 inch 14 pcs. 104139629
  • Lara's Crafts™ Wood Candle Cup 1/4 inch 7 pcs. 104139638
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6mm Multi-Color 75 pcs. 104277522
  • Sharpie® Ultra Fine Point Permanent Marker Black 104128548
  • DecoArt® Americana® DuraClear® Satin Varnish 2 oz 104387409
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Baby Pink 104106661
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Ebony Black 104106681
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Flesh Tone 104106684
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 8 104118910
  • Nicole Crafts™ Mini Foam Pouncer 3 pack 104110702
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Fed Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
  • 1 inch White Lace