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By: Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff

I have a Bachelors degree in Marketing from Georgia State University and I have always had an interest in art & design. I have a three beautiful children and a wonderful husband whom encourages and sparks my creativity. I am thankful to be able to stay at home with my children and be able to work on my crafts. I am always amazed what I have learned from my children about being creative I love to turn anything old & new into something creative.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Daffodil Yellow, 2 oz.
Item #2550
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lime Green, 2 oz.
Item #2553
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.
Item #901
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home decor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz.
Item #938
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Fresh Foliage, 2 oz.
Item #954
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

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Other Supplies
Large clothespin
Adhesive magnetic strips
Black chenille stem
Green chenille stem
Wiggle eyes
Wood variety shaped pieces - circle; ovals; teardrops: 4 large wood oval pieces; 4 large teardrop pieces; 2 medium circles; 4 small circles
#2 Flat brush
#1 Script Liner brush
Hot glue gun

Instructions


Bumblebee

  1. Basecoat ovals, 2 small circles and one clothespin with Daffodil Yellow. Basecoat wings Wicker White and the medium circle Licorice.
  2. Hot glue ovals overlapping each other onto the clothespin. Glue the medium circle and the 2 small circles as shown. Glue wings to the side. 
  3. Add Licorcie stripes to the body with the #2 flat brush. Using the handle of the paintbrush add Licorice dots in between the stripes. 
  4. Using the script liner and thinned Licorice add dashes to the wings. 
  5. Glue black chenille stems as the stinger and antennas. Glue wiggle eyes to the small circles. 
  6. Attach the magnetic strips to the back of the clothespin.

Grasshopper

  1. Basecoat ovals, medium circle, and one clothespin with Fresh Foliage. Basecoat the legs/wings and the 2 small circles with Lime Green.
  2. Hot glue ovals overlapping each other onto the clothespin. Glue the medium circle and the 2 small circles as shown. Glue wings to the side. 
  3. Add dashes to the body using the script liner and thinned Lime Green. Add dashes and dot to the wings with Fresh Foliage. 
  4. Glue green chenille stems as the legs and antennas. Glue wiggle eyes to the small circles. 
  5. Attach the magnetic stripes to the back of the clothespin.
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