No real pattern used just imagination
InstructionsMy grandmother created these figures for her holiday decorations over 40 years ago. They are a wonderful addition to our holiday decor. They stand about 15-18" tall. She used the Ivory dishsoap bottle top as the top of the body of the figures. Then attached this to a couple of sizes of empty cans. Unsure how she attached. She made wire arms and hands and pushed them through the "shoulder" ...
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Type of item: Home Decor
Ivory dish soap bottle, variety of sized cans, old sheets, burlap, gold spray paint, styrofoam balls, doll faces, small dolls, wire, yarn, starch.
What was your inspiration?
My Grandmother created these many years ago. They have been a wonderful asset to our holiday decor.
What are you most proud of?
I love the fact that 40 years ago she was recycling items before recycling was popular. Also that they have lasted so many years w/little upkeep. We store them in a plastic bag in a cool place.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Decide the height of your project and then find the objects that will accomplish your desire. Take your time to allow the starch to dry and lay where you want it to.