how to create a dragonfly garland

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How to create
a dragonfly garland

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In this project you will learn how to make a dragonfly garland to hold your precious photos.

how to create a dragonfly garland Step 1

Step 1: Peg it

Take your clothes peg and place in on a flat surface. Decorate your peg with paint – you might choose to paint all your pegs different colours or patterns. Be as creative as you like!

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Step 2: Folding time

Once your peg is dry, take your chenille stem and fold into two circles. Secure it in the middle but twisting the ends, then squeeze between your peg..

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Step 3: The eyes have it

To give your dragonfly personality take two joggle eyes and glue them to the bottom of your peg. You might need to stick them on an angle. Let the glue dry.

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Step 4: Twine time

Take your twine and cut it to length. Your garland can be as long or short as you like. Peg your dragonflies along the length of the twine.

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Step 5: Photo time

Personalise your garland by adding photos to each peg. Once complete, hang your garland in your room.

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