Paint

“God Loves You” Mobile

By  Sandy Rollinger 

size: 5"x14"

Materials

  • Clear plastic milk jug, washed and dried
  • Multi-colored pony beads, 15
  • Ribbon, 1/8”-wide, 4 ft.

Tools

  • DecoArt Americana 3-D Opaque Gloss Enamel Glass Paint: Bright Orange, Festive Green, Primary Yellow, True Blue, True Red, White
  • Round sponge dauber, 1”
  • Adhesives: tape, craft glue

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler, pencil, sponge scraps, paper plate (for palette), newspaper (to cover work surface)

Pattern - "God Loves You" Mobile

  • 1. Print out full-size patterns. Print patterns. Cut milk jug in half and tape patterns inside jug; trace on outside of jug. Cut patterns from milk jug.
  • 2. On covered work surface, use sponge scraps to paint letters for "GOD" True Blue, "LOVES" True Red, and "YOU" Bright Orange. Let dry.
  • 3. Paint cross Primary Yellow using sponge scrap; let dry. Add Festive Green circles to cross using sponge dauber. When dry, use bottle tips to add True Blue centers to circles and True Blue and Festive Green dots around circle edges.
  • 4. Outline cross and circles in White with bottle tip. In center of letters, paint letter White using bottle tip.
  • 5. Cut two 12" and two 10" ribbon lengths. Fold one 12" length in half; adhere to cross as shown for hanger. Lay remaining ribbons flat; adhere "GOD" and "YOU" to 10" lengths, and "LOVES" to 12" length as shown. Let dry.
  • 6. String five beads on each ribbon; double knot end. Adhere ribbons to cross as shown. Let dry before hanging.