Bazzill Rainbow Mobile
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Bazzill Rainbow 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: Whirlpool, Rain, Berrylicious and Great Lakes
  • 8 1/2"x11" Bazzill® Basics Cardstock: Tangerine Blast, Grapefruit Bliss, Kiwi Crush and Grape Delight
  • 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, across 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 rainbow and cloud template from Michaels.com and print.

Use Bazzill® Basics cardstock in Whirlpool and Rain for the clouds.

Place the printout of the clouds on top of the paper and secure paper with clamp, cut out 2 of each cloud.

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

Put the two clouds together in the slit creating a 3D cloud, secure with glue dot.

In this order, use Berrylicious, Tangerine Blast, Grapefruit Bliss, Kiwi Crush, Great Lakes, and Grape Delight to create the rainbow.

Place the printout of the rainbow on top of the paper and secure paper with clamp, cut out 2 rainbows in each color.

Fan colors out to desired width of rainbow bands, secure with clamp and glue dot in place. Cut excess paper in a rainbow shape, note finish project. Repeat for both sides of the rainbow. 

Secure a 3D cloud on the bottom of each side of the rainbow, as shown.

Attach the larger cloud to the pre-secured wire on the floral ring, repeat with the rainbow and smaller clouds.

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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