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by Sharon Graves-MacRae
of Sharon's Craft Corner
I think this would be a great little "thinking of you"
gift to cheer up a friend who may feel like things are upside down and
crazy! Just make sure they know it is to cheer them and not to make
light of their problems, but it would be really nice if it were that
simple, wouldn't it! Cute idea, Sharon.
Pictures and Directions from Sharon. Thanks!
Needle and thread
Green, white and black acrylic paint
Wooden furniture finishing plugs circles
Optional tiny ladybugs or leaves (bought in pkgs. At Wal-Mart)
Hot glue and gun
1. Start by making your
yo-yo’s with scrap fabric and inserted with cardboard circles. One 1 ½
inch in diameter and one 3 inches in diameter.
2. Paint the wooden plugs
all green then add the eyes with white and black dots. Allow drying.
3. When dry apply a light
4. Paint dowels green and
spray with finishing spray. Allow drying.
5. Hot glue the small
yo-yo into center of larger yo-yo circle.
6. Glue little green face
to center of smaller yo-yo and you end up with a 3D effect.
7. Glue dowel to back of
8. Add leaves or ladybugs
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