Duck Tape® Bumblebee Hair Clip
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Duck Tape® Bumblebee Hair Clip

This Bumblebee Hair Clip is easy to make and fun to wear. Designed by Duck Tape
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Duck Tape- Yellow, Black, White and Electric Blue (1 Roll Each)
  • Styrofoam Ball- 3”
  • Hair Barrette
  • Floral Wire
  • Wire Cutters
  • X-Acto Knife
  • Scissors
  • Cutting Board
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Cut 12 inches of floral wire. Cut your foam ball in half.


Step: 2

Use your wire like a needle and thread to "sew" the foam ball


Step: 3

(flat side touching the barrette) to the barrette.


Step: 4

Tear off about 10 inches of yellow tape and cut it in half


Step: 5

lengthwise and then into squares. Cover your foam ball in


Step: 6

these.


Step: 7

Cut 3 strips of black tape each about 5-6 inches long and wrap them around your bee.


Step: 8

Tear off a strip of black tape about 3-4 inches long and cut into tiny squares. Cover 1/4 of your bee in these squares to make his head.


Step: 9

Cut 2 pieces of floral wire 4 1/2 inches long each. Tear off 2 strips of electric blue tape each about 4 inches long.


Step: 10

Lay out your two strips of tape sticky side up on your cutting board.


Step: 11

Place your 2 pieces of wire in the middle of the tape on one side, leaving about 1 1/2 inches of the wire off of the tape. Cut 2 pieces of wire about 1 1/2 inches long and bend them in half.


Step: 12

Stick them on top of the wire in the middle. Fold the tape over onto itself. Now cut the edges to make it look more like a wing.


Step: 13

Stick the wire coming from the wing into the bee's back.


Step: 14

Cut 2 pieces of wire each about 1 1/2 inches long and wrap them in black duct tape, leaving about 1/2 of the wire showing.


Step: 15

Stick these above the head and bend them a little at the tops.


Step: 16

Using a dime as your stencil, cut out 2 white circles for the bee's eyes and place them on his face.


Step: 17

Trace your dime onto some black tape and them trim off a few millimeters. Place these black circles on top of the white ones.


Step: 18

Now cut two tiny squares of white tape to make the glare on the bee's eyes.


Tips

Refer to photo to complete project.

Follow manufacturer's directions for all products used.