Nicole™ Crafts Colorful Spool Pulls

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Colorful Spool Pulls

Use these pulls for your ceiling fans! 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:1-2 hours (includes drying time)

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Paint tops, bottoms and edges of spools coordinating colors. Paint assorted size beads to coordinate with spools.
  • 2
    To dress up beads and spools, use opposite end of paintbrush to dot colorful flowers and/or designs.
  • 3
    Brush on varnish after paints have dried.
  • 4
    Measure, cut and glue papers around spools as shown. Glue on rhinestones, dot with paint and/or accent with glitter glue if desired.
  • 5
    Cut a 30 inch piece of ribbon. Loop and tie knot approximately 4 inches from top of loop for hanger. Thread on wood and faceted beads as shown. Thread on spool and bead. Pull apart ends and knot at bottom of bead. Thread on more beads.
  • 6
    To end with hearts, paint hearts and accent as shown. Varnish when paint is dry. Glue end of ribbon between hearts.
  • 7
    To end with owl, Glue buttons to candle cup. Paint as shown to resemble owl. Varnish when paint is dry. Glue 12mm red rhinestone to bottom of owl. Glue end of ribbon inside owl.
  • 8
    To end with beads, glue ends of ribbon together and trim.

Project Details

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

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Closed Spool Large 3 inch 104751973
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Open Spool Large 3 inch 104751968
  • Lara's Crafts™ Wood Round Bead 3/4 inch 27 pcs. 104139786
  • Lara's Crafts™ Round Wood Bead 1/2 inch 14 pcs. 104139613
  • Lara's Crafts™ Wood Round Bead 1 inch 18 pcs. 104139787
  • Lara's Crafts™ Birch Button 1/4 inch 23 pcs. 104139630
  • Nicole™ Crafts Faceted Beads 10MM Crystal 140 pcs. 104240678
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rhinestones 5MM Round Crystal 144 pcs. 104240514
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rhinestones 8MM Round Crystal 120 pcs. 104240541
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rhinestones 12MM Round Multi-Color Mix 67pcs. 104240550
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glitter Glue 4 oz. Iridescent 104277431
  • Sheer Ribbon in Assorted Colors
  • DecoArt® Americana® DuraClear® Satin Varnish 2 oz 104387409
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader 4 104118909
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Round 3 104118922
  • Aleene's® Tacky Glue 4 oz. 104148018
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Fed Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
  • 3/8 inch Wood Beads (2)
  • 1 inch Candle Cup
  • 1" Wood Hearts (2)
  • Assorted Decorative Papers
  • Assorted Brightly-Colored Acrylic Paints