Hummingbird Deco Mesh Door Decor

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by Karen B., A.C. Moore Erie, PA

Hummingbird Deco Mesh Door Decor

You'll have the best dressed door on the block with this Deco Mesh Hummingbird!

Project Details

  • Level:advanced
  • Time:3 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Following diagram provided cut Styrofoam sheet into shape shown.
  • 2
    Cut Dowel into two 8 inch lengths.
  • 3
    Cut Styrofoam ball in half. You will need to connect the ½ ball and the cut sheet (head and body shape) together with the two dowels. Determine placement and carefully insert dowels. Remove dowels and dip both ends of dowels in hot glue and reinsert into head and body pieces. Make sure they fit together tightly.
  • 4
    Cover back of head and body with piece of Lime Deco Mesh, attaching to Styrofoam with greening pins with the ends of the pins dipped in hot glue.
  • 5
    To add Deco Mesh ribbon to head and body, refer to color guide on diagram. Starting with head first, create small loops (approximately 1 inch high) that are attached with greening pins dipped in hot glue. Work the loops into the Styrofoam tightly.
  • 6
    When working on the body, start on the outside edges and work toward the top of the body.
  • 7
    Create 2 loops with the 21 inch Lime Deco Mesh that is about 9 inches high. Insert with greening pins dipped in hot glue to create the hummingbird's wings.
  • 8
    Insert White and Green chenille stems into White and Lime mesh tubing. Attach to tail with greening pins dipped in glue. Trim to assorted lengths to create the look of tail feathers.
  • 9
    Cut a 2 inch circle from White foam sheet and a 1-3/4 inch circle from Black foam sheet. Glue together and onto the head for eye.
  • 10
    For beak, cut dowel to approximately 7 inches. Use permanent marker or paint to color black. Coil Black chenille stems around the dowel leaving an inch to insert into head, dipping end in hot glue.
  • 11
    Create a loops from a chenille stem and glue attach to the back of the wreath as a hanger with greening pins dipped in hot glue.

Project Details

  • Level:advanced
  • Time:3 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh 21 inch x 10 yards Metallic Lime 104573305
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Ribbon 4 inch x 25 yards Metallic Lime 104570293
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Ribbon 4 inch x 25 yards Metallic White with Iridescent 104570289
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Ribbon 4 inch x 25 yards Metallic Red 104573313
  • Darice® Expressions Mesh Tubing 8mm x 20 yards White/Iridescent 104718768
  • Darice® Expressions Mesh Tubing 8 mm x 20 yards Lime 104718754
  • Nicole™ Crafts Floral Greening Pins 50 pcs. 104186729
  • Darice® Hot Temp Glue Pot 104757515
  • Darice® Hot Temp Glue Chips ½ lb. 104757172
  • FloraCraft® Styrofoam® Ball 7 inch 104183649 
  • FloraCraft® Styrofoam® Sheet 12 inch x 36 inch x 2 inch 104179444
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic Foam Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch Black 104258586
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic Foam Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch White 104258585
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 3mm 30 pack Multicolor 100383994 (Black
  • White and Green)
  • Wood Dowel 3/8 inch x 36 inch 104146712 
  • FloraCraft® Foam Cutter 6 inch 2 blades 104186311 or serrated knife
  • Scissors
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