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Rae Dunn Inspired Bumblebee Using Loopy Yarn

Bumblebees are trending for home decor and they are also so fun to make! See how to make one for yourself with these easy instructions...

Equipment

  • Heat Gun (optional)
  • hot glue gun
  • paint brush
  • scissors

Materials

  • 1 Dollar Tree Wax Warmer
  • Mod Podge
  • Decorative Napkins
  • Baggie or Saran Wrap
  • Loopy Yarn
  • Wooden Bead
  • Yellow Paint
  • Sharpie
  • 2 Black Buttons
  • Black Embroidery Thread

Instructions

  • Paint the wooden bead yellow.
  • Create black stripes around bead with black Sharpie.
  • Allow to dry while threading embroidery floss through a black button through two holes. Tie off into a double knot and trim to create bumblebee antennae.
  • Hot glue button head to wood bead and optionally add a second button as the bottom of the bee.
  • Cut off two of the yellow loops together from the loopy yarn.
  • Hot glue the bee to the loopy yarn wings.
  • Cut out wording from decorative napkins.
  • Separate napkins to reach the thinnest single layer.
  • Apply a thin layer of mod podge to the wax warmer front.
  • Position napkin wording over mod podge and add top thin coat of mod podge. Use a baggie or saran wrap to smooth over any bubbles. Be cautious not to tear the delicate napkin layer.
  • Allow to dry and hot glue bumblebee to side of wax warmer.
  • Add wax cubes and enjoy!