Today I want to show you another craft that I have designed using the Totem Poppets from Eye Connect Crafts. I am having fun trying different ideas with these. Today, I'm working with Starfish and Crab Poppets.
Here's the packaged Poppets:
For my version of these Poppets, I popped them out and painted them with acrylic paint. I painted them with a main color, then dry brushed and dabbed other colors on top. For the crab, I added bead eyes. To hold them together, I used hemp twine. I think it adds a nice natural feel. It's very easy to work with also.
Here's the crab:
I arranged the poppets on a mobile constructed of driftwood, a piece of net and some shells that I had in my stash.
|Ocean Life Mobile by Terry Ricioli|
While you're there, check out the blog and see what Erin Sparler, the owner and creator or Eye Connect Crafts is up to with her amazing Poppets and with the other chipboard line, Lace-Ups.
Come back soon for more fun with Totem Poppets and Lace-ups!