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DIY colourful circle mobile

19 Aug 2020

Bring some brilliant colour to your nursery with this eye-catching mobile painted in fabulous saturated Resene hues.

You will need:

Step 1 Start by painting your wooden rounds. Choose whatever colours you’d like for your room. Fleur used nine different colours and painted 13 wooden rounds in each colour using testpots in Resene Palm Leaf and then transitioned into Resene Parsley, Resene Charlotte, Resene White, Resene Corvette, Resene Roxy, Resene Rose of Sharon, Resene Reverie and finished with Resene Zephyr. Allow paint to dry completely.

Step 2 Use white cotton or nylon thread to string the wood rounds together. You can string them in whatever pattern appeals to you. Fleur chose to make 13 strings that had one round in each colour. Tie a knot below each round so that they don’t slip down.

Step 3 Tie one end of each string of rounds to your hoop, then attach four longer threads of string to your hoop and knot them together and use these to hang it from the ceiling.

The colourful mobile stands out against a wall painted in Resene Afterglow. The wooden rounds are painted in Resene Palm Leaf, Resene Parsley, Resene Charlotte, Resene White, Resene Corvette, Resene Roxy, Resene Rose of Sharon, Resene Reverie and Resene Zephyr.

project and styling Fleur Thorpe