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🌹 DIY: Valentine’s Day Edition- Mini Cupid Wings  ✨

February 14, 2019

 

Happy Valentine's Day!

Want to make little wings for your little one?

Here's how to make your pet heavenly using a few household items...

& a feather boa!

 

 

 

 

 

     

    Here's what you'll need:

    • pair of scissors

    • a piece of cardboard (measuring roughly 12"x12" depending on the desired size)

    • hot glue gun

    • white feathers or a white feather boa

    • ribbon or string

     

     

    Step One:

    • carefully plan your wing shape!

    • Remember to leave a small piece of cardboard to use as a connector between the two wings later one

    • this is  where you can get creative! Google different wing shapes and sketch out the design onto the cardboard

    • (or if you're like me, you can just "wing" it hehehe)

    • Cut out one wing and place it on top of the other piece of cardboard to make sure that you get them roughly the same size when cutting

     

    Step Two: 

    • plug in your glue gun and have it start heating up

    • either use a bag of white feathers or your feather boa and prep the feathers so that they're easy to grab and glue once the gun is hot

    • if you're using a boa, it's easier to pluck a bunch of feathers and lay them out

    • pick out a cute ribbon or string that will later be used as a harness to attach the wings and hold them in place on your bebe!

    Step Three: 

    • time to glue!

    • This part is the trickiest because the feathers REALLY want to attach themselves to the hot glue gun

    • take a chopstick or knife or something long and pointy to hold the feather to the cardboard

    • don't use your finger because it's too hot and dangerous!

    • prep the middle piece to hold the wings together and glue it to the edge of each wing

       

       

      Step Four: 

    • once you have the wings attached keep on gluing those feathers on!

    • Try to add several layers of feathers on top of one another so that the cardboard doesn't show through

       

       

      Step Five: 

    • almost done!

    • generously apply the hot glue to each wing and attach two separate pieces of ribbon

    • these ribbons will tie around your bebe's tummy to hold the wings into place

    • if you want extra security,  glue on an additional set of ribbons to secure the wing

    Ta Da!

    Bustie is an angel!

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