Nicole™ Crafts Hula Girl Finial

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Hula Girl Finial

How clever is this hula girl with her skirt? 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:intermediate
  • Time:1-2 hours (includes drying time)

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint finial Yellow Ochre. Using pouncer and Terra Coral paint, create cheeks at top as shown. Paint top Ebony Black for hair. Dot on eyes. Draw on nose and mouth with marker.
  • 2
    Brush on varnish. Allow to dry.
  • 3
    Place three mini cupcake papers together. Trace bottom of finial on inside of bottom paper. Cut out centers. Slip over head and glue in place for skirt.
  • 4
    Cut an 8 inch piece of jute. Pull out one ply. Glue two small shells together in center of jute piece for bra. Wrap and tie around finial between head and skirt.
  • 5
    Cut two 2 inch pieces of tan chenille stem. Bend into arm shapes as shown. Glue to sides of body.
  • 6
    Cut several 2 inch pieces of yarn. Glue to head for hair. Trim to make even.
  • 7
    Using dimensional paint colors, draw a flower lei around neck and a flower in hair. Let dry.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-2 hours (includes drying time)

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Finial Pawn Small 2-3/4 inch 104751953
  • Nicole™ Crafts Tiny Shells Mix 104639501
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dimensional Fabric Paint Value 104136879
  • Darice® Natural Jute 3 ply 28 lb. 1/2 lb. 104243963
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6mm Multi-Color 25 pcs. 104277481
  • Black Yarn or Thread for Hair
  • DecoArt® Americana® DuraClear® Satin Varnish 2 oz 104387409
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Yellow Ochre 104106685
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz Terra Coral 104521643
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Ebony Black 104106681
  • 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
  • Mini Green Cupcake Papers