Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Bambino Academy - Flower Window Clings

: : : Simple Ideas For Your Bambino : : :

~ C is 33 Months ~

We actually made these for Mother's Day, but got to enjoy them hanging in our window for a day. They looked so pretty, we all had to think twice about giving them away.

The kids are now eagerly anticipating a fresh batch of flowers in the garden so they can do this again. Although the pickings will be slim, since we are coming into winter here.

This is really just another take on the simple clear contact window sun catcher.

I drew a flower shape free hand and cut out the centre, using a bowl for a guide.

I then cut 2 pieces of clear sticky back contact slightly larger than the inside circle.

We spent 30 or so minutes out in the garden (which really is half the fun) gathering the supplies.

C and K worked independently on this one and I simply applied the top layer of clear contact once they had finished. Oh and I also attached the ribbon so they could easily be hung.

In all honesty the photo doesn't do them justice, they really looked great on the window and will be a fabulous spring time craft to do when the garden is flourishing.

This post is linked at ABC and 123 Show and Tell


Jamie @ hands on : as we grow said...

I love this! We just did a contact paper craft too - but I love that you brought nature into it -- what kind of flowers/items did you bring in from the garden? They're beautiful!


Michelle said...

Love this!! So pretty!

Kylie said...

Thanks :-) All Australian Natives in our garden. Bottlebrush (pulled the flower apart) Grivellias and bits and pieces I don't know the names of hehehe :-)

MissMOE said...

These look great! What a fun idea.

Johanna said...


Nicole {tired, need sleep} said...

Love this simple and beautiful idea! I've added it to my art project list for the summer - thanks, Kylie!!

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