Frog House
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Frog House

This adorable Frog House is so easy to make. Make a few and place in your garden for a touch of whimsy! Designed by Donna Bush
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • DecoArt Patio Paint:
  • Daisy Cream
  • Wrought Iron Black
  • Fiesta Yellow
  • Petunia Purple
  • Carnation Pink
  • Holly Berry Red
  • Clay Pot- 6”
  • Styrofoam™ Ball- 8”
  • Brushes- 3/4" Flat, #8 Flat and #0 Liner
  • Water Container
  • Palette or Plastic Plate
  • Paper Towels
  • Racing and Transfer Paper
  • Styrofoam Cutter or Hack Saw
  • Craft Knife
  • Wire Cutter or Scissors
  • Low Temp Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
  • Foam Flower- Yellow
  • Foam Leaves- Green
  • Pom-Pom- Pink
  • Chenille Stem- Green
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Slice 1/3 off Styrofoam ball. Retain for other use.


Step: 2

Paint ball Holly Berry Red and pot Carnation Pink.


Step: 3

Use craft knife to score flat side of ball to resemble mushroom gills. Paint Daisy Cream. Set aside to dry.


Step: 4

Trace and transfer door and window patterns on pot.


Step: 5

Paint windows Fiesta Yellow, shutters Holly Berry Red and door Petunia Purple.


Step: 6

Use liner and Wrought Iron Black to outline door and windows. Add doorknob.


Step: 7

Paint large polka dots on ball with Petunia Purple.


Step: 8

Position and press flat side of ball down onto pot firmly to mark. Use craft knife to hollow out about a one-inch recess from inside the circle. Apply glue inside recess, position and push down over pot for roof.


Step: 9

Fold chenille stem in half and twist together. Position and adhere pom-pom on flower, flower and leaves on stem. Push stem into roof.


Tips

Refer to photo to complete project.

Follow manufacturer's directions for all products used.