Mod Podge® Photo Face Bumblebee
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Mod Podge® Photo Face Bumblebee

Clay pots form the body of this darling bumble bee with a photo face.
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • FolkArt® Acrylic Colors – Wicker White, Medium Yellow and Licorice
  • Mod Podge® Matte
  • Laser Photocopy – Black/White
  • Clay Saucer, 3"
  • Clay Saucer, 4"
  • Ashland™ Clay Pots, 1" (2)
  • E-6000® Craft Adhesive
  • Dowel, 5/16"
  • Creatology™ Chenille Stems – Black and White
  • Creatology® Craft Foam – White
  • Lara’s Crafts® Wooden Beads, 5/8" (2)
  • Paintbrush – ¾" Flat Brush
 

Project Instructions

Step 1 Base coat the small saucer with Licorice and the large one with Medium Yellow. Base coat the beads and clay pots with Wicker White. Allow to dry.

Step 2 Paint the Licorice stripes on the yellow saucer.

Step 3 Use Mod Podge® to attach the photo to the black saucer.

Step 4 Cut the dowel to 7½". Use E-6000® to glue the saucers to the dowel.

Step 5 Use E-6000® to glue four black chenille stems for the arms and legs to the dowel. Glue the white clay pots to the legs.

Step 6 Cut two large hearts from white craft foam and glue to the back. Add the beads to the arms and curl up the hands. Glue the buttons to body.

Step 7 Glue white chenille stems for the antennas.

Tips

Lightly draw stripes with a pencil for easier painting.

Craft Notes

Crafted for Michaels by Sherrie Ragsdale of the Plaid Creative Team.