Bazzill Elephant Mobile
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Bazzill Elephant Mobile

Create a colorful mobile for your nursery using Bazzill® Paper.
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Transparent Wire
  • Fabric Rings
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Glue Dots
  • Paper Clamp
  • Ribbon - Color of Choice
  • 12"x12" Bazzill® Basics Cardstock: Bluff, Citrus, Mango, Tangelo, Sea Salt, Whirlpool and Rain
  • 8 1/2"x11" Bazzill® Basics Cardstock: Ocean Breeze
  • Downloaded Template from Below
 

Project Instructions

Determine the desired length from the ceiling for the mobile.

Cut four lengths of transparent wire to hang the shapes of the for the mobile and attach to fabric ring, accross from each other as shown.

Gather all four strands and create a knot 12" from the ring.

Secure the transparent wire on the inside of the fabric ring and attach to the opposite side. Repeat on the opposite side creating an "X" inside of the fabric ring.

On the center X" secure desired lengths of transparent wire which will hold your paper mobile creations. Repeat eight times.

Download elephant/ear and peanut template from Michaels.com and print.

Use Bazzill® Basics cardstock in Sea Salt, Whirlpool, Rain and Ocean Breeze cardstocks for the elephant and ear.

Place the printout of the elephant/ear on top of the paper and secure paper with clamp, cut.

Assemble elephant by alternating ear colors for a 3D effect, set aside.

Use Bazzill® Basics cardstock in Bluff, Citrus, Mango and Tangelo for the peanut.

Place the printout of the peanut on top of the paper and secure paper with clamp, cut out 2 peanuts in each color and set aside.

To create a 3D effect with the peanuts, put two of same colored peanuts together and make a short vertical slit in the center of the peanut. Repeat with all peanuts.

Put the two peanuts together in the slit creating a 3D peanut, secure with Glue Dots®.

Attach elephants and peanuts to the pre-secured wire on the floral ring, repeat until done.

Finish by added your choice of ribbon around the fabric ring.

Tips

To personalize your mobile change up the colors to match any room.

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