Paper

Love Bugs

By  Linda Valentino 

size: 4"x4-1/2", 4"x5-3/4"

Materials

  • Recycled toilet tissue roll
  • Cardstock: white, black
  • White glitter paper
  • Coordinating pink print papers
  • Red chenille stem
  • Heart ribbon, 5/8”-wide

Tools

  • Craft punches: 7/8” circle, hole
  • API Crafter’s Pick Incredibly Tacky Glue

Basic Supplies

  • pencil, ruler, scissors

Pattern - Love Bugs

  • 1. Print out patterns. Cut wings from white glitter paper.
  • 2. Cut paper panels: 2"x6" for top and 2-1/4"x6" for bottom. Adhere top to roll, then bottom. Press down on roll to flatten slightly. Wrap 6" length of ribbon around roll to hide seam; adhere.
  • 3. Trace half-circle shape at top and bottom edges of roll front; pinch along lines to form flaps. Repeat on roll back. Bend flaps, overlapping back flaps slightly.
  • 4. Punch two circles from white cardstock and two holes from black cardstock; adhere to face for eyes. Adhere wings to back of roll. Bend chenille stem in half; adhere to back. Roll or bend ends of stem as desired.