For a real needlewoman and dreamer neverthere will not be a question about what to make crafts from. Cocktail tubes or colored paper, threaded appliqué or butterfly from a plastic bottle. But now the line has reached the first aid kit. It would seem, well, there's something you can find? And then crafts made of cotton wands appear! Yes, yes it is from them.
Crafts made of cotton wands. Materials
Indeed, from a material such as cottonsticks can make great crafts that will please you and others with their eccentricity. In addition to one or two packages of sticks, you will also need glue, scissors, cardboard and acrylic or watercolor paints. And also a pencil, stems from artificial flowers and a foam ball with a diameter of three to four centimeters. If there are several such pieces - great!
Unusual handmade crafts
In order to create another masterpiece frommaterials, you will need the above set of materials and a little patience. And to work was more interesting, invite the children to help you cope with the work. Their delight will be no limit. So, let's start with the flowers. Cut off the cotton wool tips with cotton wool so that the plastic remains still somewhere in a centimeter and a half. Take a styrofoam ball and evenly insert a trimmed sticks into it at a distance of several millimeters. As a result, youshould be similar to the inflorescence of onions. Now, roll it over the saucer with the paint, let it dry. The paint will lie unevenly, but we do not need it. Attach the stem from the artificial plant. Your flower is ready! If you make several such decorative flowers, you can put them in a vase, and they will become a very original decoration of the interior. What other articles of cotton wands can I make? For example, Christmas decorations. Imitation of snowflakes should be done on the same principle, only to take the ball either very small, or simply to fasten whole cotton buds with clay, and then wrap the place of fastening with a white thread. And if you already finish the finished product in glue, and then in gold or silver powder, you get a real magic star. Hanging it by the window, you will give the opportunity to admire it all to passers-by!
More articles from sticks
If the proposed options seemed to you a little,and the children just went into taste, then try to make a charming sheep. To do this, we cut out the torso and the head of the sheep from cardboard. Carefully draw a muzzle. Cotton buds are cut even shorter than in the first version. And paste layers tightly to each other on cardboard. The tips of the cotton buds should look down. Then, looking at our lamb, everyone will think that she has nice curls. We get a pretty white and fluffy creature. Then we paste the prepared lamb on two clothespins, imitating the legs. That's it. Sheep can be put on the desktop, and it will be a reminder of the fun hours spent with children.