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Recycled Metal Lid Ladybird (Ladybug) Wall Decoration

This is so cute and easy to make. Use any size lid from a jar and acrylic paint. If you don't have black and red cardstock or paint then allow yourself a little "poetic licence" and make your ladybirds in other crazy colours.
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Supplies:

Steps:

  1. Draw around the lid on the red cardstock.
  2. Cut out the red disc.
  3. Cut off the top third of the disc.
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  5. Cut small circles of black cardstock for the ladybird dots.
  6. Make 2 wings by cutting the remaining red cardstock in half.
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  8. Glue the dots to the wings. If you prefer you could draw the dots with a marker pen.
  9. Paint the metal lid with black acrylic paint.
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  11. Add the wings and wiggle eyes while the paint is still wet and it will act like glue.
  12. If you make a mistake (like I did) and get a little of the black paint in the wrong place you can cover it up with more dots using the marker pen.
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  14. Hang the ladybird on a nail or use sticky tack.
  15. Lots of ladybirds (ladybugs) in different colours and sizes would look lovely covering a whole wall.
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