Nicole™ Crafts Love Birds Hoop

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Love Birds Hoop

These love birds will jump through hoops to decorate the wedding table. Birds are a beautiful adornment for any type of home or holiday decor, or for a wedding or bridal shower.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour (plus drying time)

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Brush two to three coats of varnish on birds. Allow to dry.
  • 2
    Cut 6 inch X 8 inch pieces of tissue paper in various colors. Place in three piles with six pieces of tissue paper in each pile.
  • 3
    Spray paint birds and hoop.
  • 4
    Glue pearls around front of hoop.
  • 5
    Brush glitter glue on birds. Sprinkle diamond dust over glitter glue. Shake off excess. Allow to dry.
  • 6
    Cut a 2 1/2 inch piece of jumbo craft stick. Both ends should be straight for swing seat.
  • 7
    Cut a 15 inch piece of ribbon. Glue swing seat to center of ribbon.
  • 8
    Hang hoop on stand.
  • 9
    Glue moss on swing seat and along bottom of hoop. Glue birds facing each other on swing seat.
  • 10
    Glue ends of ribbon to top of hoop for swing. Birds should be balanced. If not, glue ribbons to sides of birds to stabilize.
  • 11
    Add printing to heart template. Print and cut out heart. Glue pearls around edge of heart. Glue to front of hoop.
  • 12
    Glue calla lilies, delphiniums and gyp to top and bottom of hoop.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour (plus drying time)

Project Supplies

  • Wood Embroidery Hoop 6 inch 104231945
  • Nicole™ Crafts Gold Wire Ornament Hanger Stand 9 inches 104183599
  • Nicole™ Crafts Feathered Friends Bird with Clip 3-1/2 inch Yellow/Brown/White 104745731
  • Nicole™ Crafts Delphinium Spray 36-1/2 inch White 104739162
  • Dried Mini Gyp Antique White 104580367
  • Future Promo Cala Lily 6 inch White 104572141
  • Offray® Spool O’ Ribbon Picot Ribbon 3/8 inch White 104188399
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pearls on a String 3 and 4 MM White 5 yards 104076552
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stock Paper 8 1/2 inch x 11 inch White 104061321
  • Quality Growers Reindeer Moss Spring Green 104454848
  • Nicole™ Crafts Ultra Fine Glitter 2 oz Crystal Diamond Dust 104558992
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Iridescent 104277431
  • Panacea™ Heavy Duty Wire Cutters 104455865
  • Nicole™ Crafts Jumbo Wood Craft Sticks 20 pcs. 104149722
  • DecoArt® Americana® DuraClear® Satin Varnish 2 oz 104387409
  • Rust-Oleum® Painter's Touch® Ultra Cover Spray Paint 12 oz. Satin Blossom White 104751526
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 8 104118910
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
  • Aleene's® Super Thick Tacky Glue™ 4 oz. jar 104142882
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