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Newspaper Windchime

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By alekhya | Bangalore, Karnataka

Difficulty Level Beginner

Love is like a wind,u can't see it but u can feel it...
A colorful Wind Chime made with old newspaper..

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

 Newspaper Windchime - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Grab all the materials required to make the beautiful Wind Chime, the required materials are old newspaper,glue,string,colors,glitter powder etc

STEP 2:-

 Newspaper Windchime - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Cut long strips of newspaper about 10cm wide, fold two half's and cut the paper with knife.place a skewer at the corner and start rolling it,u will get tubes.

STEP 3:-

 Newspaper Windchime - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Start rolling the tubes to make a coil, I used 32 tubes for making the big coil and 4 tubes for the small coil. Glue the coil evenly to make it harder, once it is dried just push it forward to get a bowl shape.

STEP 4:-

 Newspaper Windchime - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Apply glue on each coil and pour the glitter powder,so that it gives u a glossy look...

STEP 5:-

 Newspaper Windchime - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

These are the colorful glossy coils after applying glitters...

STEP 6:-

 Newspaper Windchime - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Need to color the inner part of the coil..i used gold color(fevicryl acrylic color)

STEP 7:-

 Newspaper Windchime - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Cut few more paper strips to make it into beads as shown in the picture.

STEP 8:-

 Newspaper Windchime - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

After coloring the beads it looks beautiful and realistic.

STEP 9:-

 Newspaper Windchime - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

Wrap the string on a thick paper about 30 times and cut it half and make a knot, trim the edges to have even length.

STEP 10:-

 Newspaper Windchime - Step 10 | Hobbyideas

Hang all the small coils to the bigger coil with string adding the paper beads and other beads.
Finally your beautiful "Wind Chime"is ready to hang-on...

you will need

Fevicryl Sunflower Kit, Fevicol MR, Fine Art Brush, Old newspaper, Yellow and Red string,Glitter powder, Knife, Scissors, Skewer, Beads.