Brighten up your summer day by making this coffee filter flower mobile with your grandkids! If you are looking for a way to spend time crafting with your grandkids while adding some color to your home this is the craft for you! These bright coffee filter flowers look beautiful blowing in the summer time breeze. This coffee filter flower mobile will also look good in the nursery of the newest member to your family.
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THIS FLOWER MOBILE IS AN EASY AND FUN WAY TO USE COFFEE FILTERS THAT ARE LAYING AROUND YOUR HOUSE! HERE IS WHAT WE USED TO MAKE IT:
- coffee filters
- washable markers
- string or thin yarn
- basic arts and crafts supplies
Coffee Filter Flower Mobile – Step 1
First decorate the number of coffee filters that you would like flowers with washable markers.
Coffee Filter Flower Mobile – Step 2
Now take a spray bottle filled with water and spray your coffee filters.
Coffee Filter Flower Mobile – Step 3
Next you are going to take one of your coffee filters and fold it in half like the photo above.
Coffee Filter Flower Mobile – Step 4
After that take the same coffee filter and fold it in half again.
Coffee Filter Flower Mobile – Step 5
Once you have folded your coffee filter trim a scalps edge onto the edge of your coffee filter like in the photo above.
Coffee Filter Flower Mobile – Step 6
Next glue a button in the center of your coffee filter.
Coffee Filter Flower Mobile – Step 7
Now you are going to take another coffee filter and fold it in the same manner as the last one and fringe the edge of it.
Coffee Filter Flower Mobile – Step 8
Then you are going to glue a piece of string in the middle of your fringe edge coffee filter. Make your string however long so that it matches the placement of where you want your flowers to be.
Coffee Filter Flower Mobile – Step 9
Next glue the scalp edged coffee filter on top of the fringe edged one.
Coffee Filter Flower Mobile – Step 10
You are now going to make another flower but this time place the flower in the middle of the same string that you put your previous flower on.
Coffee Filter Flower Mobile – Step 11
This is what one of your first string of flowers should look like.
Coffee Filter Flower Mobile – Step 12
We made one more spring of flowers exactly the same and then another string with just one flower on it. Now you can do this too or you can make as many flowers as you could like.
Coffee Filter Flower Mobile – Step 13
Finally tie on all your strings to a stick and then tie a piece of string to both ends of the stick so that you can hang it up.
You are now finished your beautiful summer coffee filter flower mobile!