Paint

Uninvited Guests?

By  Cindy Groom-Harry and CMC Staff  for  Craft Marketing Connections, Inc.

Keep tablecloths from being whisked away on windy days with these fun and festive ant clamps for your picnic table.

  • Uninvited Guests?

Materials

  • Tablecloth clamps
  • Woodsies by Forster wooden shapes: medium circles, two; medium teardrop
  • DecoArt Americana Ebony Black Paint
  • Artistic Wire Black craft wire, 18-gauge, 8-1/2” length
  • Wiggle eyes, 5mm, two

Tools

  • Wire cutters
  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Paintbrush
  • All-purpose adhesive
  • 1. Basecoat wooden shapes Ebony Black.
  • 2. Cut two 1/2" lengths from wire for antennae and three 2-1/2" lengths for legs. Use needle-nose pliers to curl ends as shown.
  • 3. Adhere eyes to front and antennae to back of one circle (head); adhere legs to back of remaining circle (body). Adhere head, body, and teardrop (hind section) to clamp.